March 31, 2023


Oniyide Azeez (born November 21, 1995) is known professionally as Zinoleesky, a Nigerian singer, rapper, and songwriter who came into prominence through his online freestyles.

He became popularly known after He was announced as the newest signee of the Marlians Records.

The young talented act was born in Ogun state but spent his formative years in Agege, Lagos state.

Early Life

The young Lad grew up with his parent somewhere in Agege, Lagos state. Born into a Muslim family, He grew up learning no h his Islamic books and completing his primary and secondary education.

Zino was fond and had a great passion for music. He surrounded himself with good music and was influenced by Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, and Kizz Daniel.

He grew up listening to many Afrobeats, Highlife, Pop, Juju, and Fuji sounds.

Gradually, the desire to make music grew up in him. He began muttering raps, and with time, He was confident and good. He began rapping in his teen and talks mostly about his physical challenge while growing up.


Zino grew up in Agege, somewhere in Lagos state, where he attended his primary education at ‘Lively Kiddies Nur&Pry School and obtained his first School Leaving certificate.

He further attended a government-owned school known as State High school Agege, and he obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) there.


The young talented star began his musical line in his early teen in high school. He began as a freestyle artist, where He would drop freestyles on his social media platform. He was always thrilling his classmates with his catchy and attractive sing-along lyrics. He became famous and popular in his SchoolSchool and also in his neighborhood.

He met two like-minded friends in his high SchoolSchool, who became his friend and closest pals within and outside SchoolSchool.

Lil Frosh and Ibradosky were two incredible rappers who they form their clique.

The three worked together, and soon, their name was popularly known in Agege and wide.

They dripped freestyle and covers of popular hit songs. Zino is a big fan of Kizz Daniel’s songs and one of Nigeria’s top artists. He finally got the big wig’s attention after Making a cover of one of his hit songs, “Fvck You.” The song cover earned him massive recognition after the song was reposted by Kizz Daniel, and it paved opportunities for him, bringing in record deals. 

The song also got the attention of one of Nigeria’s biggest celebs and artists, Davido, who invited him to his place and offered him a record deal.

However, Zino rejected the deal for some reasons best known to him.

In December 2019, He signed a record deal with The Marlians Records, owned by Naira Marley, a top Nigerian Rapper.

He was unveiled as the newest signee to the Marlians family during the Marlians fest in December 2019 alongside three other artists: Mohbad, C Blvck, and Fabian Blu.

Zino became a storm in the industry after his first debut EP, Chrome which features a 6-track.

The 6-track EP consists of songs like Kilofeshe, Angeli, Wo Wa Mi, Ma Pariwo, Ni Tori E, and Bullet.

In December 2021, He was featured in a song titled “Don’t call me” by Lil Kesh. And In 2022, Zino dropped hit singles, Gone Far’ and ‘Rocking.’

On February 18, the music video for ‘Rocking’ was released, shot and directed by Ahmad Mosh.

Zino has worked with plenty of the more prominent Nigerian celebs in the industry, like BNXN (formerly Buju)Tiwas Savage, Lyta, and others.

He collaborated with BNXN (formerly Buju) on ‘Kilometer,’ which was released on April 2022.

In August, He also collaborated with Tiwa Savage on a song titled ‘Jaiye Foreign.’

Zino released another hit song, “Call of Duty,” in August 2022.


  • Gone Far
  • Kilofeshe
  • Jaiye Foreign
  • Call of Duty
  • Kilometer
  • Popo
  • Money
  • Vanessa
  • Who knows
  • Fame
  • Ole
  • Apple
  • Yolo
  • Firi yoyo
  • Hiromi
  • Stay

Personal Life

Zinoleesky was born and raised in Agege on November 21, 1999.

The singer is still very young and is considered an inspiration to other young and upcoming artists in the Agege locality.

He is currently in a relationship with Shubomi FasholaNaira Marley‘s sister. They were seen kissing in a video that trended online.

Lil Frosh and Ibradosky are the singer’s childhood friends with whom they grew up making music together. 

He is also popularly called ‘Zino.’

Before the massive popularity of both Zinoleesky and Lil Frosh, the two acts were managed by Spiritual Beatz, a well-known producer, rapper, singer, and songwriter also known as Frank Ley.

He helps record, push, and promote their songs. They became two popular acts in the whole of Agege and were both recognized.

He was allegedly arrested in February 2022 alongside Mohbad for possessing illegal drug substances and was released after a few days of detention.

Social Media

Net Worth

Zinoleesky has accumulated a lot of funds from selling his songs, shows, and endorsement resulting in an estimated net worth of US$300,000 – US$500,000.

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