This post contains the history, Net worth and many other pieces of information about the one-time bus conductor and Okada rider, Small Doctor,
Small Doctor as he is popularly called was named at birth Temitope Adekunle. He is a fast-rising artist in the Nigerian Music Industry.Small Doctor is an Afro-pop fuji pop singer, songwriter, recording artist and stage performer. He is widely known for his in-depth music, sung in the Yoruba Language.
Small Doctor Wikipedia
Small Doctor was born on October 19, 1996, in Ilaje, Ondo state. He is also an Indigene of Ese Odo, IIaje in Ondo state. His early education both primary and secondary was completed in the suburbs of Ondo State. After this, he proceeded to the University of Lagos for his tertiary education but did not complete his tertiary education and instead turned to face his passion, music.
Small Doctor Life’s Story
It would interest you to know that despite the early successes witnessed by Small Doctor in the Entertainment Industry. He worked as a Bus Conductor and Okada rider for almost a decade to make ends meet.
In an Interview on Channels TV programme, this was what he had to say for himself:
He said” I was a conductor for years, almost a decade, From Agege to Ikeja, Ikeja to Maryland, Maryland to Yaba. I shuttled that place for like three to four years. I relocated to Oshodi to Mushin under the bridge. So it was from Oshodi to Mushin, Mushin to Oshodi I spent like six to seven years.”
According to him, he came a bit closer to the music Industry by beign a bike rider offering his services to a lot of upcoming artists at the Alaba International Market, Lagos while at the same time creating melodies from time to time on his own. His first break but not really into the spotlight came when one of his customers DJ Real of Eko FM gave him his first break, resulting in the release of his first album.
Small Doctor first began his sojourn into music in his secondary school but made no major breakthroughs. However, he composed a music in 2003, “E ma Kanra mo mi” and has plans to make a Remix of it in the future.
He came into the limelight in 2012, when he began creating fascinating mixtapes and freestyles that caught the awareness of many.
His debut album “Street Ambassadors” released in 2014, contained many hit tracks and collaborations across the Entertainment Industry. By the year, 2015, he had made an incredible impression in the Nigeria music Industry as well as other countries in Africa. This came as a result of his some of his hit songs ‘Mosquito Killer”, “Anobi”, and Gbagaun. He is currently signed to the RealBeat Planet Entertainment Label.Small Doctor has worked with many artists such as Oritse Femi, Terry G, Dre San and Side One, Olamide, Davido, Pasuma Wonder, Wizkid, and Ycee. He has received nominations for the Most Promising Act to Watch at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards in the year
Small Doctor Stage name
In an interview, Small Doctor has attributed his many nicknames to be given by his fans, friends, and family. He originally calls himself “Akeweje” and stated that this was given to him by his patron, Alhaji Alabi. His stage name, Small Doctor was introduced by his elder brother due to the fact that he loves a movie titled “Dr. Who” and secondly due to his petite structure.
Small Doctor’s Songs
- Mosquito Killer
- Ile Ijo
- You Know
- Street Bus Stop
- Omo Iya teacher
- Yama Yama Dance
- E no Sabi
- Riches World
- Gbagaun R&B
- Say, Baba,
- Eleda Mi
- Slay Mama
According to recent research and findings, Small Doctor is estimated to have a net worth of over $120,000.