April 16, 2024

Musa Akilah (born April 11, 1991) is a popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper from Bauchi state, best known as Morell.

He is professionally known for his popular songs like “Antisocial,” featuring one of Nigeria’s biggest rappers, Olamide. He is known also for his collaboration with Rapper RA Thorburn.

Early Life

Morell hails from the northern suburbs of Nigeria and is currently 33 years old. He was born and raised under the care of his parents, alongside his six other siblings, in a loving and supportive environment.

From a young age, Morell developed a profound passion for music, which was a constant source of his inspiration. He drew inspiration from the world’s top artists, such as The Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, Mark Morrison, Eminem, Mali Music, and Akon. Their exceptional talent and creativity motivated him to embark on his musical journey.

As Morell grew older, he dedicated himself to honing his skills in music, singing fluently in his native language. He started by freestyling for his friends and family, effortlessly showcasing his newfound talent for rapping fluently in his native language. His ability to effortlessly flow with the rhythm and deliver captivating verses left those around him in awe.

Morell’s musical journey became a testament to his resilience and dedication. He tirelessly worked on his skills, drawing from his diverse musical influences and incorporating elements from his Nigerian roots. Through his music, Morell aimed to entertain, inspire, and connect with his listeners on a deeper level.


Morell’s musical journey began in 2007 when he was introduced to the vibrant music industry, marking the official start of his career. During this time, he received a golden opportunity to feature on Rugged Man‘s highly anticipated album, “Move Something.”

The collaboration with Rugged Man proved to be a turning point for Morell, propelling him into the limelight and capturing the public’s attention. His exceptional talent and unique style resonated with audiences, earning him widespread recognition and establishing him as a rising star in the industry.

Shortly after this breakthrough, Morell’s ascent continued with another notable feature on Naeto C‘s captivating song, “Bamilo.” This collaboration, coming just a few months after his initial success, further bolstered his growing reputation and solidified his position as a promising artist to watch.

In 2011, Morell achieved a significant milestone in his career by signing with Bento Recordz, a reputable record label. This pivotal move opened new doors and gave him a strong support system to develop his musical prowess further. Since then, he has consistently delivered hit songs that resonate deeply with his fans.

Morell’s commitment to creating heartfelt music has been evident throughout his career. He has had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse range of talented and prominent musicians within the industry. These collaborations have expanded his artistic horizons and enabled him to create captivating music that transcends genres and touches the hearts of listeners.


  • Ganda 
  • Soul
  • Atikulate
  • Next Level
  • Melanin ft. Ice Prince
  • Haba
  • Dankali
  • Aure
  • Saruniya
  • Antisocial ft. Olamide

Personal Life

Morell has maintained a personal stance regarding his personal life, particularly his relationships, choosing to keep such matters discreet and away from the public eye. As a result, it is currently uncertain whether he is married or unmarried and whether he has children or not. Morell’s focus has primarily been on his music career, and he has chosen to prioritize his artistry and maintain a level of privacy regarding his personal affairs.

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Net Worth

Morell has an estimated net worth of approximately US$5 million.

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