Joeboy grew up in a music family where his older brother was in the choir and his dad played the keyboard in church. He was inspired by the likes of 9ice and ID Cabasa whom he used to hang out with in studio. Joeboy started singing at the age of 16 and recorded his first song “Gbeseyein”, an afrobeat tune, at the age of 17.
Joeboy later released Ed Sheeran ‘Shape of You’ cover which was well received both in Nigeria and across the globe. The song also brought him to limelight which made Mr Eazi discovered Joeboy and offered provisional mentorship.
His first project, the EP Love & Light went out in 2019.
Since then, he has created an entire album called Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic in 2021. Go listen to it!