Lil Kesh Biography, Albums, Awards, Net Worth


Keshinro Ololade popularly known by his stage name, Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian Rapper and singer. He sings and Raps using the Yoruba, Pidgin English and English languages. See more post contents below.

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    Lil Kesh was born on the 14th of March, 1995, in Bariga, Lagos state, Nigeria. He is currently 28 years of age as at the time if writing this post.

    He had his Primary and Secondary school Education in Stockbridge College, in Bariga, where he was born. He had his tertiary institution education at the University Of Lagos (Unilag), where he studied Linguistics. He also studied Mass Communication at the National Open University Of Nigeria.

     At first, according to sources, Lil Kesh wanted to become a dancer but then chose music after watching the likes of Olamide, Da GrinNigga Raw and others, rapping (you don't say, no wonder he sings and raps like them).

    Growing up in Bariga, a neighborhood known for it's tough living conditions, Lil Kesh developed a keen interest in Music (Rap) from an early age. He honed his skills by Participating in various Rap battles and street performances, gaining Recognition among his peers for his lyrical prowess. His exposure to his neighborhood challenges also greatly influenced his music, as he often rapped about the realities of life in Bariga.


     Lil Kesh started his music career in 2012. He released his debut single tilted Lyrically which was popular in Universities back then (is like inspiration dey come from Uni oh, like Bella Shmurda, Seyi Vibez....).

      Some time later, he signed into Snr Man Olamide's Record Label YBNL (An Acronym for "Yahoo Boy No Laptop"). It was at this record label, Lil Kesh gained wide attention and his career Blossomed coupled with popularity from His University.

    His hit single, Shoki brought him into limelight, as the song was a hit and was very popular back then because of its energy and its funny Dance step (or dance hand rather). Under YBNL, Lil Kesh achieved a lot for his music career as his popular hit songs like Shoki, Efejoku, Is it because I love you and many more others, brought him fame and glory in dah industry.

     Lil Kesh released his First (Debut) Album tilted YAGI (which means "Young And Getting It") which had popular hit songs in it. Lil Kesh will later move on to greater heights by forming and owning his Record label which he called YAGI Records (same meaning as his debut Album) after his YBNL Record Label Contract Expired.

     Lil Kesh still does music up till the time this post was written, he features Young upcoming artistes and senior ones as well. Some of his latest songs are love like this ft Fireboy DML, Don't call me ft Zinoleesky and lots more hits Jams.


  As stated above, Lil Kesh has only one Album so far, which of course is YAGI. More updates will be added to this post if Lil Kesh is to come again with another Album.


Some popular songs from Lil Kesh below.

– Shoki

– Efejoku

– Is it because I love you

– Nkanbe ft Mayorkun

– Flenjour ft Duncan Mighty

– Love like this ft Fireboy DML

– Don't call me ft Zinoleesky

....and many more.



     Lil Kesh currently, has won two awards which are;

–Nigerian Teen Choice Awards (song of the year), for his hit song SHOKI (2015).

– City People Entertainment Awards (popular song of the year), for his hit song SHOKI (2015).


    According to sources, which I'm not sure is very correct, (maybe an estimate). Lil Kesh is said to have an estimated net worth of about $1-2 Million USD. Now that's huge (is lyk ah go leave blogging enter music oh).


   Lil Kesh is popular for his slangs, which he uses at the beginning of his songs. Either he says "Yagi Level" or he says "Skibo robo skibo, skibo raba skiba EBA osheee baddest" (laughs). He is also known for his cute dress styles. He is also a model.


   Not much is known about Lil Kesh' family members or love life. But, as time and events unfold, post will be edited.


   Lil Kesh is still dropping bangers back to back and we hope to see more of him in the industry. Lil Kesh' biography is a tale of perseverance, talent and making the most out of opportunities. From his humble beginnings in Bariga to becoming a household name in Nigeria's Afrobeat Music industry, his journey is a testament of the power of passion and hard work. Thanks for reading my blog, read more below.


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