Lil Kesh - Biography, Age, Featurings and Music

Lil Kesh is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He was born with his real birth name as Keshinro Ololade on the 14th of March 1995. His birthplace is in Bariga, Lagos State, in Nigeria.

Kesh Profile

lil kesh biography
NameLil Kesh
Real NameKeshinro Ololade
Place of birth Bariga, Lagos State
State Of OriginOsun State, Nigeria
Date Of Birth17 March 1995 
Age28 years
Marital StatusNot married
Networth$1 million
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Educational background

lil kesh educational background

He attended Stockbridge College for his primary and secondary education, and then proceeded to the University of Lagos, where he studied Linguistics. Later, he moved on to the National Open University and studied Mass Communication online.

lil kesh Career

lil kesh career

His father being a pastor, Lil Kesh grew up around music, he was part of the choir, learning to play drums, and attending music shows.

Lil Kesh started his career by attending several talent hunt competitions and winning some of them which made me quite popular in school.

He began his career in music professionally in 2012 when he rapped among his colleagues in Bariga, he became popular in 2014 after he recorded his first single titled “Lyrically” which was positively accepted mainly by students in Nigerian universities.

On April 2, 2014, Lil Kesh got signed to Olamide’s YBNL Nation with the aid of his friend Viktoh who shared his song with the label boss and got interest in him.

Lil Kesh released his debut music in YBNL, titled “Shoki”, the song brought him into the spotlight with the ‘Shoki’ dance steps. Shoki got him a nod in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category at The Headies 2014. The remix of ‘Shoki’ which featured guest appearances from Olamide and Davido got nominated in the Hottest Single of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

On 23 February 2015, Kesh released a song titled “Gbese” which was produced by Young Jonn with the music video featuring cameo appearances from Skuki. He released another banging hit song mid 2015, “Efejoku” featuring label mate Viktor.

On March 17, 2016, he released his debut studio album titled Y.A.G.I featuring guest appearances from notable music acts including Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Wale, Viktor and Patoranking.

On April 26, 2016, he announced via Instagram that he has established his own label imprint called YAGI (Young And Getting It) Records with Olamide later confirming the news through the same medium following the expiration of Lil Kesh’s 2-year recording contract with YBNL Nation.


lil kesh controversy

In 2017, Lil Kesh was heavily criticised for using too much vulgar sentences and not finding the right balance in the lyrics of his songs. The rapper responded to this by saying the target audience for most of his songs were the street people, and that he had to connect with them.

Social media

lil kesh social media

Instagram: @lilkeshofficial

Twitter: @lilkeshofficial


Personal life

lil kesh personal life

Lil Kesh is not public about his personal life, although he gave an hint in that the last time he dated was in 2016. We are however, yet to confirm if he’s currently in any relationship or not.

lil kesh Networth

lil kesh networth

He is estimated to be worth a million dollars.

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