Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (popularly known as D’banj, born 9 June 1980) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, harmonica player, and businessman. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007,Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards. He adopted the stage name D’banj, a combination of his first name Dapo his surname Oyebanjo.D’banj is currently best known internationally for his 2012 summer hit “Oliver Twist”, an uptempo dance fusion of Afrobeat and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No. 2 on the UK R&B chart.
No long thing
RunDown funk u up
Run Down (Funk u up)
Gbono feli feli
Top of the world
Don’t tell me nonsense
Why you love me
2007 MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act
2009 MTV Africa Music Awards Artist of the Year
2011 BET Awards Best International Act
2014 World Music Awards Bestselling African Artist
2015 MTV Africa Music Awards Evolution award
Instead of enlisting in the army like his father, D’banj dropped out of military school and opted to follow his passion
He worked as a security guard in the UK while working on his music during the day.
Video for Tongolo was paid by D’banj’s mother