Singer and songwriter 2Kay just dropped his Ep titled “Concentrate”.The Ep has been rumoured to be a build up to a big announcement which he will unveile in 2020. The Ep which is a mix of Highlife and Afrobeat is a 5 songs body of work consisting of songs such as Sade, Concentrate, Yo, Chop Life and Halima. Concentrate which is under his label, Better Life Entertainment, came just in time for the Christmas holiday.
Bio: Mr 2Kay
Mr 2Kay who goes by the name Abinye David Jumbo is a Nigerian artiste from Rivers State. He was born in Port Harcourt, but raised in Bonny Island, Rivers State. 2Kay grew up well-known to be a good craftsman, as he drew some amazing portraits while growing up.
The journey all began in Port Harcourt. His break-out single which was loved in Port Harcourt was titled Waterside Boy. Waterside Boy was released on the 21st of August 2011. The hit was loved locally, but it didn’t do well in the international scene.
On the 8th of October 2012, Mr 2Kay released a hit track by the name ‘Bubugaga’. Bubugaga was well received and loved worldwide. With an eye for the international audience, the music video for ‘Bubugaga’ was shot in London. It was directed by Nosa Igbinedion under Grafton Entertainment.
Mr 2Kay Scandals
On 25 October 2017, Mr 2Kay was reportedly robbed by four armed men in his hotel room at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The incident occurred after his performance at 2Baba’s Buckwyld and Breathless Concert, which took place at the convention centre of Eko Hotel.
2Kay was left with injuries from the robbery, he was totally bound, arms, legs and mouth while the robbers left with his valuables which include, clothes, jewelry, phones, perfumes, and money. 1 week after the robbery, Mr 2Kay released a new single titled ‘Pray for Me’. On the 7th of November 2017, Mr 2Kay reportedly filed a 500 million naira lawsuit against the management of Eko Hotels and Suites where the incident happened in October.
Awards And Achievements
- The Headies 2015 – Nominated for Best Reggae/Dancehall Single (Bad Girl Special (Remix))
- Niger Delta Advancement Awards 2015 – Winner of Artist Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Video Of The Year.
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2015 – Winner of Best Collabo of The Year (Bad Girl Special Remix).
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 – Nominated for Diaspora Artiste Of The Year.
- PNA Youth Award 2014 – Winner of Next Rated.