Praiz

Bio

Praise Adejo, better known by his stage name Praiz, is a young highly talented singer who came into the limelight thrilling Nigerians with his unique soulful voice on a televised music competition 2008. Praiz, who is also a graduate of computer science from Kaduna Polytechnic, has gone on to wow music critics and a multitude of fans with his style – A perfect blend of R&B and Soul. He has made cameo appearances on different projects by his peers, most notably his stellar performance on M.I’s ‘Epic’ and on alternative singer Bez’s ‘That Stupid Song’ (whose video is the first Nigerian video to make a world premiere on BET).

Praiz continues to stun his audience at different shows with his electrifying performances. He has also performed alongside R&B veteran singers Brandy and Joe (2011 PFWA concert in Lagos) amongst other top shows in Nigeria and the UK. His style, which is a blend of soul and R&B, catches one’s attention easily. He is currently signed to X3M MUSIC. His strong points are his expansive range, falsetto and ability to hit high notes close to the dreaded whistle register, with which he thrill fans and critics alike from time to time.

He has performed on the same stage with international stars such as Joe ,Brandy,Jidenna, Johnny Gill, Joe, Dru Hill, Billy Ocean, Maxi Priest, Tevin Campbell, cool and the gang and lots more.

In 2013, Praiz became an MTN ambassador and released another single and video titled “Oshe” which features Congolese musician Awilo Longomba. He also received the Hip Hop World Award for Best Vocal Performance (Male) in that year. His double album Rich and Famous was released on December 2014, and he has since released six videos – featuring artists like Wizkid and Patoranking – from the double album whilst plans to shoot more are in motion. Praiz has been nominated and won a number of awards: he held 6 nominations at the 2015 Headies including Album Of The Year and won the 2015 NEA award for RnB Artiste of the year, Africa Youth Choice Award 2015 for Best RnB/Pop Artist of the Year as well as the Best Artist in Africa (RnB and Soul) at AFRIMA 2015,2 nominations at the 2018 headies award where he won best male vocalist of the year.

During the xenophobic attack in South Africa, Praiz showed his support for Africans by dedicating Superhero to them, the Single was well received and had over 1million downloads in three days. He released the video for “Harder” featuring dancehall artist Patoranking on October 23, 2015 and he just concluded works with American RnB star Kenny Lattimore. It is safe to say that the only way for the Rich&Famous crooner is up.

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NGLagos, Nigeria
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2010

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