AdekunleGold

Bio

Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He came to the attention of the Nigerian audience with 2014's ‘Sade’, a love song set to the beat of One Direction’s ‘Story of my Life’. ‘Sade,’ the singer has said, was inspired by a thwarted real life romance.

Born Adekunle Kosoko, AdekunleGold sang in the junior church choir and wrote his first song at 15. A graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic, Nigeria, Adekunle earned a degree in Graphics and took to singing because he was ‘tired of not being heard.’

In 2010, he formed a band Bridge with a friend. The duo released a few songs before Adekunle left to start a solo career. He released ‘Let it Stop’ in 2014. The career-transforming ‘Sade’ came at the end of the same year. He sings in Yoruba and English and identifies his genre as urban highlife.

Prior to his music, he was known across social media for artful altering of famous photos, some involving inserting his likeness into photos with famous Nigerian actresses and singers. After doing a few jobs as a graphic designer for rapper Olamide, he was signed to the latter’s YBNL record label. In 2015, the label produced the video for ‘Sade’ which has received a warm response. A few more singles, including 'Orente' and 'Pick Up' were just as well received.

At the 2015 Headies, he won the award's Best Alternative Song with 'Sade'. At the All Africa Music Awards, he won Revelation of the Year. His album, 'Gold', was released in 2016.

Music

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Ariwo Ko
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No Forget
04:00
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SESS
Original Gangster
03:18
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Friend Zone
03:27
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Ready
03:36
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Work
03:23
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Pick Up
03:22
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Call on Me
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Sade
03:46
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Orente
03:36
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Pablo Alakori
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Mama
03:02
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Ire (Remix)
04:54
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Remember
02:55
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Somebody
02:54
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Yoyo
03:25
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Back to Start
03:04
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Money
03:05
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There is a God
04:03
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Ire
04:57
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Damn, Delilah
02:51
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Fame
02:57
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Surrender
03:03
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Mr. Foolish
04:02
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Down With You
02:58
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Sade
04:04
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IRE
04:25
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IRE
04:25
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Money
03:04
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Money
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Orente
03:36
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Paradise
03:10
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Only Girl
03:30
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Fight for You
04:15
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Sweet Me
03:15
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Temptation
03:30
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Nurse Alabere
03:40
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Orente
03:36
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Gold (Intro)
01:17
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Beautiful Night
03:57
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My Life
03:07
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Pick Up
03:22
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Temptation
03:30
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Paradise
03:10
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Ariwo Ko
03:04
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Friend Zone
03:27
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Sweet Me
03:15
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Work
03:24
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Nurse Alabere
03:41
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No Forget
04:00
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Ready
03:37
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Orente
03:37
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My Life
03:08
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Beautiful Night
03:58
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Fight for You
04:15
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Sade (Bonus)
03:46
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Gold (Intro)
01:17
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Videos

Adekunle Gold - Only Girl ft. Moelogo
Adekunle Gold - Work (Official Video)
Adekunle Gold - Only Girl (Lyric Video) ft. Moelogo
Adekunle Gold - No Forget [Official Video] ft. Simi
Adekunle Gold - My Life [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - My Life [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Friend Zone [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Gold the Intro [Video]
Adekunle Gold - Ariwo Ko [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Sade [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Sweet Me [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Fight for You [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Ariwo Ko [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Temptation [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Work [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Pick Up [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - No Forget [Official Audio] ft. SIMI
Adekunle Gold - Friend Zone [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Nurse Alabere [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Orente [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Beautiful Night [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - My Life [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Ready [Official Audio]
Adekunle Gold - Ready [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Pick Up [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Orente [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Sade [Official Video]
Adekunle Gold - Call on me (Lyric Video)
Adekunle Gold - Call on Me
Adekunle Gold - Money (Official Audio)
Adekunle Gold - Money (Offcial Video)
Adekunle Gold - IRE (Official Video)
Adekunle Gold - Delilah's Tale ft. Seyishay
Adekunle Gold - Damn, Delilah
NGLagos, Nigeria
In operation since: 
2010

Contact

+2347089219034
YBNL Records
Profile added by Oris Aigbokhaevbolo on 28 Jun 2015
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