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Biography of Zlatan Ibile

Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael popularly known as Zlatan is a Nigerian singer, rapper, songwriter and dancer. Zlatan was born on 19 December 1994 in Ilorin a Kwara State though he hails from Ekiti State. Zlatan is popular for his hit single Zanku.

Educational Background

Zlatan has his primary and secondary education in Lagos.

Zlatan holds a diploma in business administration from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.

Career

Zlatan’s interest in music cannot be over emphasized. Zlatan began to pursue his career in music immediately after he finished secondary school.

At the age of 19, Zlatan won the “One Mic Campus Tour” a music competition sponsored by Airtel Nigeria In Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Zlatan hit the limelight in 2017 after he released My Bofy which featured award winning Nigerian rapper Olamide.

In 2018, a collaboration with Chinko Ekun and Lil Kesh gave birth to “Able God”, a hit single that went viral in the Nigerian music industry. Able God gave Zlatan further exposure and gained him popularity in the Nigerian music industry.

Later in 2018, Zlatan released another hit single “Zanku” a song accompanied by a dancing routine.

Towards the end of 2018, he released another hit single “Osanle” with popular Nigerian musician Davido.

Zlatan launched his own record label “Zanku Records” in January 2019. Zanku records have artists like Papisnoop, Oberz and Jamopyper signed to it.

In 2019, Zlatan released another single Glory. He was later featured in Burna Boy’s hit single “Killin dem”. Killin Dem was the fourth track in Burna Boy’s fourth studio album African Giant.

Later in 2019, Zlatan featured in Naira Marley’s hit single “Am I a yahoo boy” and Ceeza Milli’s “Flenjo”.

He later released his first studio Album “Zanku”.

In 2020, Zlatan released Quilox and later Unripe pawpaw which featured Papisnoop, Jamo Pyper and Oberz.

Awards and Endorsements

In July 2019, Zlatan announced that he has signed a multi million Naira endorsement deal with Coca-Cola.

Zlatan won the best collaboration alongside Burna Boy in the 2019 Headies Award and the 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards for their hit single “Killin Dem”.

He also won the Best New Act and the Song of the year in the 2019 African Muzik Magazine Awards.

Controversies

Arrest by EFCC

In May 2019, Zlatan was arrested alongside Naira Marley and a few others by the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged involvement in internet fraud and money laundering. He was released on administrative bail a few days later.

Personal life

Zlatan is dating Seyi Awonuga and together they welcomed their first child in June 2019. Zlatan owns a dog Astalavi, which is signed to his record label

Zlatan Net worth

Zlatan owns a record label Zanku Records and is estimated to worth $50,000.

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