Nigerian music sensation and song composer, Bella Shmurda, makes his musical debut with the official video of his track Small Doctor.
|Full Name/Stage Name||Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi /Bella Shmurda|
|Date of Birth||27 January 1996 (26 years)|
Who is Bella Shmurda?
Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi professionally known as Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian singer. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Vision 2020”, and a follow-up remix that featured Nigeria rapper Olamide.
The early life of Bella Shmurda
Bella Shmurda was born on 27 January 1996 in Lagos to Nigerian parents. His real name is Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed and he is 23 years old as of 2020. He grew up in Lagos State, a coastal state in Nigeria where he had most of his education. In 2016, He proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) where he is reading History and International Studies, he is currently in his final year of 2020. He is close friends with Poco Lee, a dancer best known for his Zanku moves.
Bella Shmurda Career Growth
Shmurda rose to prominence after his debut single “Vision 2020“, and a follow-up (remix) to the single in which he featured Olamide. He released several hit songs in 2020, some of which featured top musicians, one of which is “Cash App” featuring Zlatan. He was nominated for the Headies Award for the next rate in 2020.
In 2020, Bella Shmurda won the awards “Next Rated Male” and “Street Music of the Year” at the City People Entertainment Awards, he was also nominated for the “Revelation of the Year” award in the same year.
In 2021, Bella Shmurda was nominated for the “Next Rated” award at the Headies Awards. In June 2021, his single, “Cash App” featuring Zlatan and Lincoln was nominated for “Most Played Song – Street Pop” at the NET Honours.
Bella Shmurda was inducted into the 2021 YouTube Foundry Programme. He was the only African artist to be included in this class.
On 10 June 2021, Shmurda revealed on his Instagram page that he intends to release the second volume of his debut EP titled “High Tension Vol. 2″, which is scheduled to be released in July 2021 and the album artwork was also shared on his page. He released the EP on 7 July 2021.
Shmurda made his debut at the 02 Arena in the United Kingdom, as a surprise guest performer, at singer Wizkid’s Made in Lagos concert in November 2021. He also received the 2021 Youtube Foundry grant to invest in his content and channel development.
Philanthropic Lifestyle of Bella
In October 2021, a video of a pre-schooler performing rapper Olamide’s song “Triumphant” off his album “Carpe Diem” which featured Shmurda, caught the singer’s attention, as it went viral on the internet. In response, Shmurda committed to putting the child on a scholarship throughout his primary school education. The scholarship came into effect in November 2021.
On his birthday in January 2022, Shmurda announced that he would feed a thousand destitute persons every year on his birthday.
Bella Shmurda Projects
His first EP album project titled High Tension, which was published in 2020 was a huge success in music streaming platforms. The album currently has more than 10 million streams on all streaming platforms and more than 5 million streams on Audiomack alone.
He has featured in songs with several popular artists in the music industry such as Runtown, Terri, Papisnoop, Ceeza Milli, and Olamide. Some of Bella Shmurda’s songs he has released include;
No mind dem
Bye-Bye to poverty
Vision 2020 remix (feat. Olamide)
Bella Shmurda Net Worth
As of 2022, Bella Shmurda has an estimated net worth of $700,000. He has built his million-dollar empire via his career as a singer and Youtuber.
Shmurda is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who rose to the firm after singing the remix of his ‘Vision 2020’ song with YBNL boss, Olamide. The Lagos-born artist is currently being signed to the YBNL music group. He has since released quite a several songs that have ranked on the chart so far. Bella is also worth over $700,000 and has been recognized as a philanthropist.
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