Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike popularly known as Phyno is a renowned Nigerian-Igbo rapper, songwriter, recording producer, and singer.
Phyno Early Life
The renowned Nigerian rapper and songwriter Phyno was born in the late ’80s in Enugu State, Nigeria. Born on 9th October 1986, Chibuzor is the fourth child of his parents’ five children.
As it were, Chibuzor was born and raised in Enugu. He is a native of Enugu State; a State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. For his University education, Chibuzor Azubuike attended Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu. There, he studied and bagged a Higher Diploma Degree in Public Administration.
Since he rose to fame, Phyno has won many hearts, awards and nominations to himself. These among others include;
- Best Collabo ‘Ghost Mode’ ft Olamide. Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
- Best Collabo, ‘Ghost Mode’ ft Olamide, The Headies 2013
- Best Rap Single ‘Parcel’ The Headies 2014
- Best Rap Single ‘Anam Achi Kwanu’ Illbliss ft. Phyno, The Headies 2013
- Rap Artiste of the Year, City people Entertainment Awards, 2014
- Energy drink brand, Monster Energy Brand Ambassador, 2018
- He was endorsed alongside Timaya as the End Polio Celebrity Ambassadors, June 2019
- Nigerian Breweries endorsed him as an ambassador for Life Continental Lager Beer, the leading south-east premium beer brand, June 2018
- Ambassador of Guinness Nigeria Made of Black Campaign alongside Olamide and Eva Alordiah, 2014 & 2015
- Brand Ambassador alongside Teniola Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Producer of a candy brand, Tom Tom, 2019
- In 2015, he signed an endorsement deal with Nairabet
- He signed a 50 million Naira deal with Airtel communications, 2015
- If to say
- Link Up ft M.I & Olamide
- Yes I Pray (Nwa Ogenta).
- Mkpotu ft Zoro & Tidinz
- Zamo Zamo
- I’m a Fan ft Mr Easi & De Carlo
- Ino Nma
- No be my Style
- Ochie Dike ft Onyeka
- Financial woman
- So Far So Good
- Multiply ft Mr Raw, Flavor and Timaya
- Nobody’s Fault
- real Niga
- Paper Chaser ft Illbliss
- Ladi ft Lil Kesh
- Koba Koba
- Carry me go ft Storm Rex
- Nme Nme
- Shey You Know
- Aju ft Olamide
- Good Die Young
- Authentic ft Flavour
Altogether his net worth is estimated at $10 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is among the most popular and influential indigenous rappers and singers.
He earns his net worth from sales of albums, shows, his properties, endorsement deals and others.
Notably, the rapper is said to own a Bentley GT Coupe worth about N30 million and a duplex in Chevy View Estate, Lekki, Lagos worth about N160 million.