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Brymo Biography: Real Name, Age, Child, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Music Genre & Awards

Basic Information

Stage Name: Brymo
Real Name: Ọlawale Ọlọfọrọ
Occupation: Nigerian Singer and Record Producer
Date Of Birth/Age: 9 May 1986
Place of Birth: Okokomaiko, Lagos State,  Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Single
Education: Lagos State University

Brymo/ Biography

Brymo is a Nigerian musician and author. Born in the Okokomaiko area of Ojo in Lagos state, the songster started recording music back in secondary school in 1999.

He released his debut studio album, “Brymstone,” in 2007. Three years later, in 2010, he signed a recording deal with Chocolate City. However, he was said to have breached his contract three years later, in 2013.

By then, he’d already stamped his name in the consciousness of music lovers across Nigeria and Africa. Notable numbers from his discography include “Eko,” “Ara,” and “Down.”

Real Name

The musician’s real or given name is Olawale Oloforo.

Age

Born in May 1986, Brymo is currently 36 years. He may not be the most visible artist out there, but the songster fancies himself the most powerful artist in the world. Talk about blowing one’s horns when others wouldn’t blow it.

Child

In 2015, Brymo announced that his girlfriend Esse Kakadaare was pregnant. At the time, he had also stated that he couldn’t wait to be a father. That same year, his girlfriend gave birth to his first child, a son whom he named Waju.

Asked why he should have a child out of wedlock, he said marriage is only an institution for a woman to support a man, but a child is a product of love. Also, he insisted it was planned because he could not wait until he was 30 to have a child.

Net Worth

Brymo has been in the music industry for over a decade, and he isn’t doing badly by Nigerian standards. The songster wouldn’t be found bragging about what he’s worth, but key industry figures peg his net worth at $300,000

Girlfriend

Brymo’s girlfriend is a lady called Esse Kakadaare. Not much is known about her, but Brymo would volunteer that she’s as rebellious as he is. The songster describes himself as fortunate because his girlfriend understands him.

Music Genre

Brymo is a man of many parts, but his genre has mostly been described as pop. However, he also makes folk and Yoruba music, among others.

Awards

In an industry that appears to emphasize awards, Brymo might be counted among the winners. At the Hip Hop World Awards in 2012, he won the Recording of the Year award for the song “Ara.”

He won the Channel O Music Video Awards in the Most Gifted Afro Pop Video of the Year category.

A year later, in 2013, for his song “Down,” he was crowned Songwriter of the Year at the All Africa Music Awards. Years later, in 2019, he would be nominated in the Best Song, Best Recording of the Year, and Best Performer categories at The Headies.

On his award drought, Brymo explains it’s only because he would not pain for plaques and perform at award ceremonies.

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