Korede Bello (born February 29, 1996) is a talented Nigerian singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist.
Korede is best recognized as a recording artist under the record label Mavin Records, owned by Don Jazzy, a famous Nigerian producer.
He came into the spotlight after releasing his hit song ‘Godwin.’
Korede Bello, formerly known as the “African Prince,” grew up with two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister named Jasmine Bello, who shared his passion for music.
Korede started his musical journey at seven and has remained active in the industry. His parents recognized his musical talent at a young age and fully supported him, gifting him a guitar for music lessons.
Korede Bello studied Mass Communication at a Nigerian journalism institute in Lagos Ikeja and held a National Diploma Certificate.
Growing up, Korede showed a deep passion and interest in music, which impressed his father greatly. He recognized his son’s talent and gifted him with a guitar to help Korede further develop his musical skills.
Korede‘s passion for music led him to begin recording and composing his songs, starting with a track titled “Forever” while he was still in secondary school. This early success set the stage for the exciting career that was to come.
In 2014, Korede was signed by the legendary record label Mavin Records, run by the renowned producer Don Jazzy. Under this new label, Korede released two singles, “African Princess” and “Godwin,” which quickly brought him into the spotlight and established him as a rising star in the music world.
Korede continued to impress audiences with his musical abilities, as he was featured on the hit song “Dorobucci,” which included all the stars of Mavin Records like Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’Ja and D’Prince. This track was released in May 2014 and received widespread critical acclaim, with listeners and critics praising Korede‘s musical abilities.
- African Princess
- Cold Outside
- Looku Looku
- One & Only
- Do Like that
- Work it
- Mi Casa Su Casa
- Mungo Park
- Jingle Bell
- I Love Naija
- Bless Me
- Let him Go
- Ese Baba
Korede Bello‘s relationship status has been the subject of much speculation, with rumors circulating that he’s single. However, recent developments have cast doubt on this, as he’s been spotted with Azaria Zia, an employee of the Mavins crew.
Their apparent closeness was further fueled when they both posted a picture of a kiss mark on Korede‘s cheek, with Azaria captioning it, ‘Finally getting to kiss you, baby.’ Korede even retweeted the post, adding fuel to the dating rumors.
Previously, Korede was also rumored to be involved with Priscillia Ojo, the daughter of Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo. Though this was never confirmed, the two were often seen together, leading to speculation about their relationship.
The multi-talented singer has an estimated net worth of $800,000.