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Member Faze Chibuzor Orji

Faze Chibuzor Orji

New album Originality out now! check out to listen to more songs off the platinum selling album!
Naija, Nigeria.

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faze got 81 votes with an average ranking of 4/5


Arguably one of Africa's finest vocalist and songwriters, Faze has locked down western African Hip-hop, R&B, Reggae and blues and with a unique blend which he tags "Universal Flavour". This allows the reason why almost every international act that comes around his vicinity likes to have a feel of his stuff on their records. This multi-platinum selling act has a record of pushing out nothing less than a million units on each of every release he has ever done. The brand new album "Independent" has already scored over a million from bookings before the release date! Born in the world’s most populous black city in Nigeria – Lagos, Faze was born a twin and fourth into a monogamous family of 9 children all talented with vocal gifts. He grew up singing at a very tender age. From the bedroom to the bathroom, to the kitchen, the compound, it was music all over the house. He says, "Growing up felt real good especially with the advantage of constantly having siblings who could assist with harmonies on tunes that could have flashed off the mind so easily. Some of these tunes account for some of my hits today. Morning prayers was like choir practice, based on our number we would sing hymns & songs for hours in different musical parts. It was basically fun all the way". Passing through primary and high school and performing at road shows and talent hunt competition exposed him to friends with like minds who after high school graduation introduced him to some new guys who came to town. This introduction metamorphosed into the full formation of a musical group that took the seemingly dead Nigerian music industry by storm. Plantashun Boiz as the group is called took over the entertainment industry becoming mentors to youths who were growing up in a frustrating society finding solace in being musicians and eking a living out of it. The group split prematurely after 2 albums and Faze had no option than to surge on. The spilt inspired the release of his first solo effort single and album titled "Faze Alone". With virtually no backups, "Faze Alone" ruled the airwaves, topping all the charts and hitting over a million units, and winning several awards. It was obvious that he was head on ready for a solo career. The success of his debut album "Faze Alone" raised stakes and the entire African community had no choice than recognise this talent who was a seeming underdog in his group then. A welcome performance for Wyclef on his visit to Nigeria confirmed all the speculations about his talent. He was spotted among over 50 acts by Clef and offered 16bars on the song "Proud to be African" released in Wyclef's 2004 album.

Website? http://www.foreverfaz
Record Label? Independent Entertainment
What industry do you work in?? Entertainment / Media
Employment Status? Self-Employed
Education? Some College
Annual Salary? I'm on Forbes for how much $$$ I have

Comments (254)


Birthday wishes

23 Feb 12, 04:36 PM

Guy i hear say 2day na ur Bday, anyhow sha. hAPPY bIRTHDAY 2 U MY PERSON.



29 Oct 11, 11:36 PM

i like u man $ i will like 2 meet u one on one if u are still on d mainland.
we are looking faward for a new album b/4 december best of luck.,



2 Jun 11, 12:32 AM

face m guy i love ur song i love u



24 Feb 11, 12:44 PM

i lyk u guy and will lyk 2 work with u



2 Jan 11, 09:52 AM

wish you truly blessed and prosperous New Year


Great job

1 Sep 10, 11:13 PM

D "originality" is wat u are so keep ur dreamz alive coz WE GO HALLER UR NAME 1DAY. Pleasure seeing ur faze here. & 2 top it all ur voice so unique, alwayz ringing everywhere. Sooooooooo keep d gud job on.


what' up

8 Jun 10, 04:00 AM

hey faze, how are you doing. it good to see you here. your new album it really nice keep it up. remain bless



3 Apr 10, 03:03 PM

Brossssss i dey feel u no bi small.more ink to ur pen.bright in the builddddddddddding


Unique Voice Ya Gat!

6 Mar 10, 06:10 AM

Heh! Growing old beats the alternative--dying young. Yeah!!! Your voice grows everyday and so shall you grow in wisdom and wealth hence music has found you worthy to be celebrated!!!Ya ma G..Thumbs uppppp!



21 Feb 10, 04:14 PM

U're my best African musician even above Akon. Pls do some collabo and dance hall and more of RnB in ur next ablum! Haters should use the window. Many award even grammy they wait 4 u just come grab am. I so much luv u!

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