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Abinye David Jumbo better known as Mr 2Kay, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is signed to Grafton Entertainment.[1]

Early Life and music career

Early life

Mr 2Kay was born in Port Harcourt. After his birth, his family moved to Bonny Island, Rivers State where he grew up. 2kay was also a good crafts man as he drew portraits while growing up.[2]

Breakthrough single

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Daily Mirror Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg[3]
MixMag Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svg[4]

Mr 2Kay started his music career in Port Harcourt and his break out single from Port Harcourt was waterside boy but it didn't break international on till 2012 when Mr 2Kay released Bubugaga which was his international break out single which was reviewed by the Top British mainstream daily rated it 4 The Daily Mirror and also UK top music magazine MixMag has given it a great review. [5]

Mr 2Kay's debut single "Bubugaga" was released on October 8, 2012. The music video for "Bubugaga" was shot in London, UK and directed by Nosa Igbinedion under Grafton Entertainment. Which was his international hit single. Mr 2Kay's debut single "Waterside Boy" was released on August 21, 2011 under Grafton Entertainment. Which was his Port Harcourt hit single.[6]

Educational background

Notable performances

He has performed in several popular events and shows since his rise to stardom, performed in events like:

  • Factory78 TV – Mr 2Kay Performs Bubugaga Live / Face-off interview in 2012 [7]
  • Afrobeats London Party at Coronet in 2014. [8] [9]
  • Carniriv Closing Ceremony In 2014.</ref> [10]
  • Prestigious London Jazz cafe IN 2014.[11]
  • All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) At Industry Nite in 2015. [12]

Discography

Singles

  • "Run This Town"(2010)
  • "Waterside Boy" (2011)
  • "Bubugaga" (2012)
  • "Beat For My Heart" (2012)
  • "Bubugaga (Remix)" (feat. May7ven & Moelogo) (2013)
  • "Don't Leave Me" (2013)
  • "Addicted" (2014)
  • "Summer Girl (Samba)" (2014)
  • "Bad Girl Special" (feat. Patoranking) (2014)
  • "Bad Girl Special UK Remix" (feat. Patoranking) (2015)
  • "Bad Girl Special Remix" (feat. Cynthia Morgan, Seyi Shay) (2015)
  • "Who No Like Better Thing" (feat. The Jonsers) (2015)

Albums

  • Waterside Boy (2012)

Awards and nominations

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Diospora Artiste Of The Year Nominated
PNA Youth Award Next Rated Won

See also

References

External links

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