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Kizz Daniel Biography

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Biography

Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, also known as Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who hails from Abeokuta, Ogun state in Nigeria. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba” and “Buga“. He signed a record deal with G-Worldwide Entertainment in 2013, but left the label following a publicized contract dispute and court case. He changed his name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel. He founded the Fly Boy Inc record label in November 2017.

Kizz Daniel
Full Name Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
Born May 1, 1994 (age 29)
Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Musician
Relationship Status Single
Education Federal University of Agriculture
Awards Music Artist of the Year (Nigeria Entertainment Award)
Booking Contact [email protected]
Organization Fly Boy Inc

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Early Life

Kizz Daniel was born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe on May 1st 1994 in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria. He hails from Abeokuta North local government area.

Education

He attended Abeokuta Grammar School and graduated from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering). While in university, he decided to pursue music as a career alongside his studies.

Career

  • In May 2015, Kizz Daniel released a third follow up single, “Laye,” on his birthday, along with a video two weeks later which was shot in different locations in the eastern part of Africa and was directed by AJE FILMS.
  • Daniel released his first studio album titled New Era on May 14, 2016. After his exit from his former label G-WorldWide, he went to float his own personal imprint FLYBOY I.N.C. which recently signed two new acts Demmie Vee and Philkeyz. After which Kizz Daniel was featured on Demmie Vee single entitled “You Go Wait?”.
  • 2018 was sure a good year for the WOJU crooner, he featured Wizkid on a Hit Song “FOR YOU” and Davido on another single “One Ticket” which hit the charts within 24hrs of its release. On the 30th of December 2018, Kizz Daniel released his 2nd Studio album and his first under FlyBoy Inc titled “No Bad Songz”. The album contained 20 Songs including the pre-released One Ticket which he featured Davido. Other features on the Album included Nasty C, Diamond Platiumz, Philkeyz, Demmie Vee, Dj Xclusive, Wretch 32, Diplo and Sarkodie. The album received positive reviews from music lovers, it debuted at No 55 on the US iTunes Chart and became number 1 on the world Album Chart within 24 hours of its release.
  • On 25 June 2020, he released his third studio album ‘King of Love’

Record label dispute and name change

  • In November 2017, Kizz Daniel announced his split from his record label, G-Worldwide and created his own label called FLYBOY I.N.C. He was sued to court by the former record label but was not found guilty for any of the crimes he was accused of.
  • In May 2018, Kizz Daniel announced that he had changed his stage name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel, a name which immediately reflected on his social media accounts. New Spotify and Apple Music accounts were also created immediately with the names Kizz Daniel, with his new songs featured.
  • In June 2018, Kizz Daniel’s former record label G-Worldwide made a move to own the rights to the name “Kizz Daniel” and further advised the singer to desist from using the name or face legal consequences in a press release sent out to media houses.
  • In October 2018 Daniel responded to the suit and statement made by his former record label G-Worldwide through his own lawyer. On 8 April 2022, Emperor Geezy and Daniel settled their disputes, outside the court in a viral video tagged #Peace&Love.

Awards and Honors

Event Prize Result
Nigeria Entertainment Award Best New Act to Watch Won
Nigeria Entertainment Award Afropop Artist of the Year Won
Hottest Single of the Year Won
City People Music Award Music Artist of the Year (Male) Won
The Headies Best R&B/Pop Album Won
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Won
Album of the Year Won

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