By Sampson Unamka
OMONIYI Temidayo Raphael aka Zlatan Ibile wants no introduction within the Nigerian music area. The Ekiti state born singer, rapper, dancer, and songwriter has grown tremendously in his artwork through the years.
The music star has discovered fame and fortune with the very good use of ad-libs which he describes because the aroma and seasoning in his songs.
Zlatan has succeeded in enjoying a component by making quite a few hits on songs corresponding to Am I a Yahoo Boy by Naira Marley, what kind of dance by Dj Kaywise, Money App by Bella Shmurda, and Killin dem with Burna Boy.
Zlatan’s collaboration with Burna Boy earned them a number of awards together with Finest Collaboration on the Headies 2019 and Track of the 12 months on the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Competition amongst others.
Though a few of his ad-lib processes launched movies on-line turn into very humorous, his followers’ reactions to those movies are wonderful.
Born on December 19, 1994, Zlatan can be identified for his fashionable slang corresponding to kapaichumarimarichopaco, Ayi, Hasta la vista, Gbebody eh, Kurombe, and Alaye.
Zlatan’s music profession kicked off when he was 19 years after he contested and gained the Airtel ‘One Mic Campus Tour’ music competitors held in Abeokuta within the yr 2014 whereas he studied at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.
In a current interview Zlatan recounted his life earlier than fame, he mentioned “Earlier than fame issues have been onerous, from doing bricklayer to slicing grass in somebody’s basis, working in a chilly room and going to Recreation Heart to gamble so I can see cash to eat, the college I didn’t attend on time lastly helped me.
“After I lastly gained admission, in like two months earlier than my first-semester examination one competitors got here up again then that when you have any expertise you can purchase a sim card of N50 and you’d win a automobile I didn’t consider it so I didn’t go, my buddy, then however the sim card for me and introduced it to me within the class and I crammed and took part within the competitors and gained the automobile and I mentioned to myself this factor I’ve not been taking significantly I’ve gained a automobile with it so I mentioned to myself I’ve to be critical with this hustle. I used the automobile to do cab enterprise for 3 years and didn’t blow ” mentioned Zlatan.
He made his introduction into the Nigerian music area in 2017 with the discharge of his single titled My Physique that includes Olamide Badoo. Zlatan additional gained full recognition after he featured alongside Lil Kesh within the music Ready God by Chinko Ekun. He launched the hit music Osanle that includes Davido, he then assisted Burna Boy on his hit single Killin Dem after which his recognition elevated when he was featured on Naira Marley’s hit single Am I Yahoo Boy earlier than his personal hit music Zanku which was accompanied by a dance routine of the identical title, also called ‘Leg work’.
He launched a 17 observe album titled Zanku in 2019 and an Prolonged Play (EP) titled RoadToCDK in 2020 comprising of 5 tracks. In 2021 he has nonetheless dropped Lagos anthem and my life, each songs have additionally proved to be hit by the self-acclaimed ‘World President’
Zlatan confirmed off his son on Instagram for the primary time on Youngsters’s Day final yr, the singer shared an image of the toddler Toluwalase Shiloh Ainoghena Omoniyi who was given start on the 29th of March 2020 which he had along with his Child Mama Davita Lamai from their love relationship which was found after he posted footage on his Instagram. Davita is a graduate of the College of Kent and he or she resides in the UK.