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Maleek Berry Full Biography/Profile

Maleek Berry
Maleek Berry

Maleek Berry Biography/Profile

Full Name/Real Name: Maleek Shoyebi

Stage Name/Nick Name:  Maleek Berry

Date of Birth: 11 August 1987, Tuesday

Age: 30 years

Place of Birth: South London, United Kingdom

Occupation: Singer, record producer and audio engineer

Genre(s): Afro pop, Hip hop, Afrobeats, RnB and rap

Record Label:  Berry’s Room

Role Model(s):R$B from Tevin Campbell, Boyz 2 Men, Jodeci and Michael Jackson

Early Life and Family Life

Maleek Shoyebi popularly known as Maeek Berry was given birth to in South London, United Kingdom on 11 August 1987, Tuesday. He is a citizenship of both Nigeria and UK. He have never claim a dual citizenship before as most times he call himself a Nigerian.
 He received all his education in the UK and graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering.

Music Life

Like most artist, Maleek Berry started his music in his choir at the age of 14. He formed a group with two of his friend  which they writing and performing their songs at the age of 14 and 15. They group disbanded at age 16. Maleek Berry started his career in his church where his laid his hand on Pre-production set-up by popular music production software Fruity Loops.

Berry grew up listening to some of the biggest names in R$B from Tevin Campbell, Boyz 2 Men, Jodeci and Michael Jackson

 Before 2009 and in 2009, Maleek Berry have spent years his craft work learning to play a piano as it sound in his ears.

In 2009, he meet IKES a UK rapper from North London and they began work together.

Since producing for IKES he have also produced for UK yop celebritist artist the likes of S.A.S, Bigz, Scorcher, Jermaine Riley (Formally of FDM) to started with but to mention a few.

In 2010 he had been a good friend of Davido before then. Both have been a good pair since then and now

In 2011 Maleek Berry produced his first song of a Nigerian artist . He produced ‘Carolina’ Sauce Kid ft Davido which was one of the big hit for year.

In 2012 Maleek berry produced  Wande Coal hit songle “Wanted” which he(Wande Coal) which got massive radio play later use as his Album title in 2015. Maleek berry have already grown in the Nigeria Music industry, he produced a number of works that year he release is first official Solo with UK rapper Sneakbo which he titled “For My People”. He produced four different tracks for Davido “Video”, “Enter the Centre”, “For You” and “The Warrior”
 In 2013 he produced another smash hit for Wizkid titled “The Matter”which a cross Nation hit. He aslo produced some number works during this year. He signed to Start Boy as an in house producer.

In 2014 Maleek Berry was nominated for his professional awards as the “Music Producer of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. He also produced another smash hit “Baby Hello” by Wande Coal which eh featured in the Video.
In 2015 he produced another smash hit for Wizkid titled “Amin” which was accepted by the public.

In 2016 was a break through for him where he release a single which he titled “Kontrol” which made people see as an artist.

In 2017 he was nominated for “MOBO awards” in two different awards categories which he lost.(Best Male Act and Best African Act)

Discography

Maleek Berry have been such a great producer. He have worked as both artist and Producer. The are the song which he have produced and sang in it.

 

Maleek Berry in Kontrol
Maleek Berry in Kontrol

 

Maleek Berry song as a producer

 

  • “Carolina – Sauce Kid (featuring Davido) {2011}
  • “Video” – Davido {2012}
  • “Enter the Centre” – Davido {2012}
  • “Enter the Centre” – Davido ft 2face {2012}
  • “The Warrior” – IKES ft Davido {2012}
  • “The Matter” -Wizkid{2013}
  • “Love You” – Wizkid {2013}
  • “Let it Go” – IKES {2013}
  • “My Way”  – Wande Coal {2013}
  • “Outro (Love Music)” – Wizkid {2013}
  • “Just Say Go” – Tyson Noir {2013}
  • Faith” – DJ JoeNel (featuring BM Baby) {2014}
  • “Plan B” – Wande Coal {2014}
  • “Shine” – SINZU {2014}
  • “All For You” – Banky W {2014}
  • “Finito” –  Iyanya {2014}
  • “Baby Hello” – Wande Coal {2014}
  • “Murder” – Wizkid (featuring Wale) {2014}
  • “Ye Play” – Fuse ODG  {2014}
  • “Amin” – Wizkid {2015}
  • “Nonso” – D’Prince (featuring Reekado Banks) {2015}
  • “LEYLA (Remix)”- Angel (featuring Fuse ODG, Seyi Shay & Wande Coal) {2015}
  • “Ati Dé” – Naeto C {2015}
  • “We Ball” – Wande Coal  {2015}
  • “African Lady” – Wande Coal {2015}
  • “Plenty Love” – Wande Coal {2015}
  • “Lowkey” – Wande Coal  {2015}
  • “Kpono” – Wande Coal (featuring Wizkid) {2015}
  • “Walahi” – Runtown {2015}
  • “Phantom” – BOJ (featuring Runtown) {2015}
  • “Let Me Love You” – Runtown {2015}
  • “Talk For Me” – Runtown  {2015}
  • “Lagos to Kampala” – Runtown (featuring Wizkid) {2015}
  • “Sarki Zaki” – Runtown (featuring M.I & Hafeez) {2015}
  • “Show Me” – Moelogo {2015}
  • “Ballerz” – Wande Coal

Maleek Berry Songs as a Featured Artist 

  • “All For You” (Banky W featuring Maleek Berry)
  • “They Know (Wan Mo)” (IKES featuring Maleek Berry)
  • “Dem Hail” (Mazi Chukz featuring Maleek Berry)
  • “See My Baby” (Zafi B featuring Maleek Berry)
  • “Facetime (Remix)” (Fresh L featuring Naeto C & Maleek Berry)
  • “Juice”(YCEE featuring Maleek Berry)

 

Maleek Berry songs as a Lead artist 

 

“The Matter” (featuring Wizkid) Non-album single
“Love You” (featuring Wizkid)
“New Bounce” (featuring Wizkid & Phenom)
“Feel Me” (featuring Wizkid)
“One Life” (featuring Wizkid)
“For My People” (featuring Sneakbo)
“On Fire”
“Kontrol”

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