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Biography/Profile of Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold


Biography of Adekunle Gold

Full Name/Real Name: Prince (Omoba) Adekunle Kosoko

StageName/NickName:  Adekunle Gold

Date of Birth: 28 January 1987, Wednesday

Age: 31 years

Place of Birth: Lagos State, Nigeria

State of Origin : Lagos State

School Attended : Lagos State Polytechnic (Art and Design)

Occupation: Singer, Graphics Designer

Record Label: The 79th Element

Spouse: Simi



Prince (Omoba) Adekunle Gold is a singer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He focuses mostly on Urban highlife and RnB genre of music. He is from a royal family of Lagos, Kosoko. Only son of his family of four children. He is a nephew of very popular Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko.

Adekunle gold in shade

He became fame after he sang “Shade” a song which got massive radio airplay and video which got views under his first professional record label “YBNL Nation” after been signed by Olamide. During the year of 2015 to 2016 after his debut single “Shade” he sang some other singles but one seems so special of all “Orente” which shade more popularity on his face.

These are things that summarize who Adekunle Gold is, although the singer hardly talks about his personal life. There are some questions which are still in the dark:

Who is Adekunle Gold Biological Father?
Who is his Spouse?

Who is adeknule gold dating?


 Adekunle Gold all you need to know


  • His full name is Prince (Omoba as said in Yoruba) Adekunle Kosoko
  • He is the only son of his family of four children
  • He is a nephew  of Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko
  • He is a singer, graphic designer, painter and sculptor
  •  Adekunle developed interest in music while listening to songs by King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey
  • He describes his music as having “a wholesome spirit, native roots and music that speaks to the world.”
  • He wrote the his first song at age 15
  • He was a former band member of band called “The Bridge”
  • His debut single, ‘Sade’ is actually a cover of One Direction’s ‘Story of my Life’.
  • He holds a Higher National Diploma in Arts and Design from Lagos State Polytechnic.
  • His first professional record label is YBNL Nation and now a owner of The 79th Element his new label
  • He is the designer of YBNL’s and YAGI’s official logo
  • Adekunle Gold is tag the “King of Photoshop” he have done many pictures inserting himself with foreign top celebrities
  • In 2015, we was the 3 most search person in Nigeria after Wizkid and Davido
  • Adekunle Gold seems in relationship with Simi but both are rarely seen in publc places they have been together before he became a star
  • Simi mixed and arranged Adekunle Gold’s album “Gold” and also back up voice 
  • His single “Shade” won the Best alternative song award at the 2015 Headies awards ceremony.
  • He won the award for ‘Revelation of the Year’ at the 2015 edition of AFRIMA.
  • Adekunle Gold has made his movie debut on Kunle Afolayan’s  thriller, ‘The CEO’.
Adekunle gold with headies award
Adekunle gold with headies award


Awards and Nominations

Adekunle Gold have won all awards nominated for right from 2015

     Adekunle Gold Awards


  • 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs) Best Song,Pick Up  
  • 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs) Best New Act to Watch     
  • 2015 Afrima Awards 2015 Revelation of Africa, “Sade”
  • 2015 Beat of Lagos 2015 Best Song, “Sade”
  • 2016 The Headies 2015 Best Alternative Song, “Sade”
  • 2015 Nea Awards 2016 Best New Act
  • 2017 City People Music Awards, Album of the Yearn
  • 2017 City People Music Awards, Collabo of the Year and Simi”
  • 2017 IARA    Best African Music Artist


Adekunle Gold Selected singles


  • “Sade” (2014)
  • “Temptation” (2014)
  • “Orente” (2015)
  • “Pick Up” (2015)
  • “No Forget” feat Simi (2016)
  • “Ariwo Ko” (2016)
  • “Friend Zone” (2016)
  • “Nurse Alabere” (2016)
  • “Ready” (2016)
  • “My Life” (2016)
  • “Nurse Alabere” (2016)
  • “Friend Zone” (2016)
  • “Work” (2016)
  • “Beautiful Night” (2016)
  • “Fight For You” (2016)
  • “Sweet Me” (2016)
  • “Paradise” (2016)
  • “Call on me” (2017)
  • “Only Girl” feat Moelogo (2017)
  • “Money” (2017)
  • “Ire” (2018)

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