Chukwuka Ekweani, best known by his stage name CKay (SEE-kay), was born on July 16, 1995, in Nigeria. He is a singer-songwriter and record producer who is affiliated with Atlantic Records and Warner Music South Africa. He was previously signed to Chocolate City, an independent label service provider affiliated with Warner Music Group’s ADA. In 2019, Chocolate City debuted his international smash song “Love Nwantiti,” also known as “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah).” The song debuted at number one on March 29, 2022, the day the Billboard Afrobeats chart was introduced. It achieved the first-ever billion-stream milestone on Spotify on May 9, 2022, making it the first African song in history.
Quick Review About CKay Profile
- Full Name: Chukwuka Ekweani
- Stage Name: Ckay
- Date Of Birth: 16 July 1995
- Place Of Birth: Kaduna, Nigeria
- Age: 27
- Occupation: Singer
- Genre: Afrobeats
- Year Active: 2016
- Net Worth: $2 Million
Chukwuka Ekweani was born in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, which is in the country’s northwest. He is an Anambra State native of Igbo origin. His father, the choir director of their local church, inspired his passion of music. He was moved by music as a child, which inspired him to study the piano with his father. After that, a friend introduced him to the music-making program Fruity Loops. Before launching his solo career as CKay, Chukwuka began his musical career as a member of a band that included him and two other bandmates.
He moved to Lagos in 2014 after being discovered. In early 2015, he started working with Chocolate City while still signed to Loopy Music. He published a promotional song titled “Bad Musician Bad Producer” on May 6, 2016, and the instrumental was made freely downloadable on all Nigerian blogs for usage in covers, clubs, and radio broadcast. On August 31, 2016, he formally became a member of the Chocolate City artist roster following the merging of Loopy Music in 2016. The Kelly Joe cover of “Bad Musician, Bad Producer” was nominated by TNMA on October 23, 2016, and CKay received special distinction. He released Who the Fuck Is CKay? – ep through Chocolate City on September 11, 2017.
Ckay Net Worth
According to estimates, CKay is worth $2 million. The Nigerian singer-riches songwriter’s mostly came from his work as a musician.
Ckay Album List
CKay the First
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