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Zlatan Ibile Biography

Nigerian Musician

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Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, born on 19 December 1994 and professionally known as Zlatan Ibile, is a renowned Nigerian rapper and singer. He hails from Ikorodu, Lagos State and has made significant contributions to the Nigerian music scene. Zlatan is not only a talented artist but also the founder and chief executive officer of Zanku records.

Zlatan Ibile
Full Name Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael
Born December 19, 1994 (age 28)
Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Musician
Relationship Status Single
Education Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.
Awards “Killin Dem” (African Muzik Magazine Awards)
Organization Zanku Records

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Early Life

  • Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael was born and raised in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
  • He has family roots in Ijurin, Ekiti State.
  • Zlatan decided to pursue a career in music after completing his secondary school education.


  • Zlatan graduated with a national diploma in business administration from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in 2011.


Initial Recognition and Collaborations

  • At the age of 19, Zlatan won the Airtel-sponsored “One Mic Campus Tour” music competition held in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
  • He gained significant recognition in the Nigerian music industry with the release of the Olamide-assisted track “My Body” in 2017.
  • Zlatan’s collaboration with Chinko Ekun and Lil Kesh on the 2018 hit single “Able God” further boosted his popularity.
  • He continued to make waves with tracks like “Zanku”, “Osanle” featuring Davido, and “Glory”.
  • Zlatan was also featured on Burna Boy’s “Killin Dem”, Ceeza Milli’s “Flenjo”, and Naira Marley’s “Am I a Yahoo Boy”.

Zanku Records

  • In January 2020, Zlatan announced the launch of his record label, ‘Zanku Records’.
  • He later unveiled several artists under his label, including Papisnoop, Oberz, and Jamopyper.

Notable Events

  • Zlatan was arrested in May 2019 by the EFCC in connection with alleged internet fraud but was later released on administrative bail.
  • During the EndSARS protest in October 2020, he released “Soro Soke” to express his concern over the Lekki toll gate massacre.

Awards and Nominations

  • In 2018, Zlatan was nominated for the “Rookie of the Year” at the City People Music Awards.
  • At the 2019 Headies, he was nominated for “Next Rated”, “Best Street Hop Artiste”, and “Song of the Year”.
  • He won “Best Collaboration” with Burna Boy for “Killin Dem” at the 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards.
  • Zlatan also secured multiple nominations at the 2021 Net Honours.

Personal Life

  • Zlatan once mentioned that his dream was to become a footballer like Zlatan Ibrahimović, rather than a musician.
  • Apart from his music career, he has shown entrepreneurial skills by establishing his own record label.

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