FULL NAME: Oluwatobiloba Daniel. Anidugbe
DATE OF BIRTH: June 27, 1992
MARITAL STATUS: Single
EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND.
The Ogun state born Singer, kiss Daniel as he is popularly known, has his early growing in Ogun State a neirgbouring state to Lagos. But he has traveled around Nigeria and other countries during school breaks .
The talented singer’s parents are both from Ogun state in Nigeria. Kiss Daniel is a graduate of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in Ogun State in 2013, as a water engineer.. He attended the Ogun international montessori nursery and primary school. He also did his Secondary schooling in “Abeokuta grammar school”, Abeokuta.
According to the singer, growing up was fun but the same time his parents
paid much attention to his education. With this kind of background, he grew up reading a lot and accomplishing some task or house chores in the house
everyday of his life.
The singer told us that he appreciated the effort his parents for being the eye opener towards his educational career, value, and most of his accommodated several personalities.
According to a close and reliable source, Kiss Daniel has been into music and have also been writing songs since age 11.
At that age, he was writing songs on food and food items. It was not as though he eats a lot but that was what he found exciting doing. But as far a food is concerned, he loves junk foods. Ice cream is his favourite. He would later tell our crew that in his family he was loved. ” They all love my music, and would always want me to do my thing. And to me, that is being supportive”. All thanks to his father who was there to nurture his God given talent.
In 2009, Kiss Daniel met JABLESS and that was how the whole thing began for him. Jabless actually helped him manage and nurture his talent. At that point, he started writing commercial songs. His parents has so must trust in him that they believed he will never disappoint them education wise. According sources close to him, when he was in the university, he had a very good result. And he finished with 2.1. The source claimed that, the versatile artists graduated from the University with a
strong 2.1 (4.2)
The name “Kiss Daniel” was giving to him while he was in secondary school. In his school, when a person has dimples he or she is called kiss. So he has it and so he was nicknamed kiss. If he has gotten two on his both cheeks, he would have been called kisses. Since he only have just one, He was called ‘Kiss.’
With this he was nicknamed Kiss Daniel because of there were other Daniels in the school. So in other for them to differentiate between him from others so they decided to add kiss to his first name. That was how the name kiss Daniel came about. When he kick started music, he decided to stick to the name as his stage name.
Recently Kiss Daniel was asked about the challenges he is facing during his musical career so far. This is his answer. “I have only one challenge encountered, which is patience. While coming-up I had no financial assistance somewhere, but it came one day due to my hard work, things I have done in the past. For me as an artiste, it is just patience for my time to come, like you know as well, a lot of top artistes we have today in Nigeria like Olamide started from nowhere, but you can see what he is today. Sometimes it is not even about money or connection, when your time come you go definitely blow; so the only challenge is just patience, for every man will definitely succeed just like our Father in Heaven, so that one is sure.”
His musical career, kick started during the summer of 2014 when he dropped his first single “SHOYE” on the 1st of May 2014. Though his career got into the limelight when was signed by G-Worldwide Entertainment. During 2015 he was already thinking he was the baby of the Nigeria music industry. He said he owes the likes of Olamide Badoo,2Face Idibia,Sean Tizzle,Cynthia Morgan, Runtown, Davido, Tiwa Savage etc. According to him, these artists have showed him so much love and assistance during his early career stage. The naija hip hop singer stated that he would preferred to be known for Afro-centric music, anything Africa, Afrohip-hop, Afro R&B. In other words, he wants to add a little bit of Afro to his pattern of music.
The singer had the publicity of his life when he dropped his single hit song WOJU late 2014. The song went ahead to top many Nigerian charts for months and even on Itunes. As far as 2014 was concerned, the song remain the Anthem theme song of the year. He later went further to remix the same song only that he featured star artists Davido and Tiwa Savage, from then on, the song became a sought after in the country.
Let’s give you an except from the interview he granted naijaloaded when asked if the people are to be expecting his album? This is what he said.
“Yeah when the demand is high, when you guys want me to drop my album I will definitely drop it. I have my songs already, my people out there when they are ready for me I will definitely do.
You know as an artiste when the pressure is on you like we need you to drop an album, when you see it on your social media platform like your Instagram, Facebook, people keep being on that same thing including the media; that is when you think is the right time for you to drop the album, I can’t just drop an album when I’m not that deep in the industry, people will just be like ‘what is he doing? Because you blow with one song you want to start making noise’.
So I’m trying to do more impressive work for my people not to regret buying my album.
Kiss Daniel, currently is planning to go on an international tour in 2015 in different countries starting from U.K.
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