Mr Real is a Nigerian singer, record producer and entertainer. His real name is Okafor Uchenna Victor. He is a versatile artist who sings Afro-pop and Hip-hop music.
Mr Real Biography
He was born on 8th September and is a native of okija, Anambra state. However, he was born and raised in the Abule – Egba area of Lagos state and he had his education there. Mr Real though of Igbo origin speaks Yoruba language fluently. His previous stage name was Real Self before he changed it to Mr Real.
He started his music career by joining a band while in secondary school (a Plantashun Boiz cover band). His musical influences include 2face Idibia and South African music group, Uhuru. Mr Real has been in the industry for over a decade before hitting the limelight, he started out as a producer in 2002. He also had his first recording with Terry G in 2006 on the song “Kakaraka” and the video was shot by Akin Alabi, though the song wasn’t successful.
Mr Real kept pushing his music career despite the daunting challenges until he got the inspiration for his hit song “Legbegbe” which means side by side in Yoruba, while eating semovita and Egusi soup at a local restaurant. The song became a major hit catapulting him into the spotlight as one of the pioneers of the new “Shaku Shaku” dance.
Today he has become highly sought after and has already done collaborations with the likes of D’Banj, Slimcase, CDQ, Mr Eazi, Falz, Klever Jay, Jaywon, Small Doctor, Zoro Swagbag, Solidstar and others.
Mr Real Record Label
He started out without a record label but in April 2018 landed a recording deal with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Other artists signed on Sony Music include the likes of D’Banj, Tekno, Davido and Tiwa Savage.
Mr Real Songs
- Legbegbe – Ft Idowest & Kelvin Chuks, Oba dice
- Overload – Ft. Mr Eazi & Slimcase
- Allow Me – Ft Solidstar
- Kunta Kunte – DJ Lambo
- Normal Level – DJ Nana & Zoro
- Issa Banger – DBanj
- Masun – Jaywon, Idowest & Ichaba
- Balu – CDQ & Idowest
- Sisi – DJ Neptune, Pasuma & Small Doctor
- Upandan – Zoro Swagbag
Mr Real Awards
He is already winning awards in the competitive music industry, some of which include;
- City People Music Awards for Street Music 2018
- City People Music Awards for Popular song 2018
Mr Real Net Worth
We estimate his net worth to be about $ 200,000. The bulk of his earnings coming from live show performances and music sales.
Instagram – @mr_realgram
Twitter – Mr Real_Legbegbe