WHERE IS IYANYA? (Celebrity Hangout on Gbedustreet)

by Feb 18, 2020Uncategorized


Today on celebrity Hangout we bring you a special music act whose career has drawn alot of concerns from all around the world, as his fans are wondering where their favorite celebrity is?

Iyanya Mbuk popularly known as IYANYA is a musical mystro and also known as a Ladies man.
After his hit song KUKERE which he released in 2012, he gained much grounds and his fan base went up all over the world.

Today we bring you the un covered parts of this music act.


Did you know that Iyanya actually started off his music career singing at bars and night clubs?
In an interview (source withheld) he talked about how he met Kcee who was at that time in the KC PRESH group.

He said Kcee met him and saw his singing skills at a certain club and advised him to go for the MTN project Fame Music contest which was the first season in West Africa. He later went on to win the contest and that’s how Iyanya came out!

Did you Know that Iyanya released an Album before he released KUKERE which gave him his big break?
Right now when we talk about Iyanya, the first song that comes to our minds is KUKERE produced by Dtunes. After his Victory at the MTN PROJECT FAME SEASON 1, Iyanya released an Album titled “MY STORY” which had songs like “No time” and “Love truly”. You might say, oh I don’t know this songs. yes you are right, the Album was a commercial failure due to failed promotion and marketing strategies.


Did you know that Iyanya has won five (5) World music awards?
In the year 2014 His song “Le kwa Ukwu” got him multiple awards from the world Music awards ceremony. He won WORLD BEST SONGS with “Le kwa Ukwu” and “Away”. He also won WORLD BEST VIDEO with the visuals to “Le kwa Ukwu”. He won WORLD BEST LIVE ACT, WORLD BEST ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR and WORLD BEST MALE ARTIST. Great year right?

Iyanya has 3 studio Albums to his record and 22 singles. He was the co founder of MADE MEN GROUP before he left the group to Join Don Jazzys MAVINS RECORD in 2016. He left MAVINS in less than 2 years and he’s currently signed to Temple management company under a management deal. Currently he said he is trying to discover himself and face whatever challenges thrown his way. So we wish him the best and hope that “very very soon, things go fall in place” according to his hit single “Holy water (Iyanu)”

That’s it for today on Celebrity Hangout on GBEDUSTREET. stay connected as we bring you more interesting articles this week.

Enjoy this one from IYANYA – Le kwa Ukwu

IYANYA – Le kwa Ukwu (Source : Youtube)

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Written By Ultimate Akpenyi

Ultimate Akpenyi is a passionate writer and a music artist. Born into a family of six, he loves controversial issues and also celebrates every kind of success. Keen in speaking about people and showcasing behind the scene lives of celebrities, we should be on the look out for him

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