Bayanni Biography | Unveiling | Career, Songs & Net Worth

Bayanni (formerly Zhenoboy) is a Fast-rising Nigerian Singer and Songwriter in the Afro-pop genre signed under the Mavin record label.

He is famously known for his song “African Beauty” which brought him to fame. He got public attention by releasing covers of popular songs like “Felony” by Ckay, and “Peru” by Fireboy. There were rumors he was signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) when he was known as Zhenoboy.


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Bayanni Biography Profile Summary

  • Stage name: Bayanni
  • Full name: Abimbola Elijah Oladokun
  • Date of Birth: June 25th, 1997
  • Place of Birth: Lagos state
  • State of Origin: Lagos State.
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Marital Status: Not Married
  • Record Label: Mavins Record
  • Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
  • Net worth: $30,000

Bayanni Early Life

Bayanni’s real name is Oladokun Ambimbola Elijah and was born on 25th June 1997 and hails from Alagbado, Agege Lagos state. He grew up with his parents and siblings in Lagos state and began his educational pursuit.

He hails from a well-known family and Christian home that is well renowned for its moral principles. Bayanni loved listening to music as a child and preferred Afrobeats, Hip-Hop, R&B, Highlife, Fuji, Soul and Pop sounds.

Having so much musical interest made him join his church Choir. He grew up around his brothers and was introduced to playing musical instruments. Bayanni has always described his childhood as peaceful, and family-oriented which played a huge impact on his type of music.

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Bayanni Musical Career and Unveiling By Don Jazzy

Bayanni was influenced by popular singers like Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Olamide. He visited various recording studios close to his school to record songs and improve his singing skills.

He performed at various shows organized in school and started receiving several requests for collaboration and invitations to sing at events in the university.

After a while, he released a version of Ckay’s Felony in April 2021. On October 14, 2021, He released  “Jowo” by Davido cover, and five days later he released a cover of Peru by Fireboy DML.

Bayanni released his highly anticipated single “African Beauty” on April 12th, 2022 which was produced by BAlaise Beatz and mixed by Michael Synx. Subsequently music video was released which was produced by Pharouk Damilola Films.

His song African made massive waves and received thousands of streams. The African Beauty crooner has gone ahead to release other songs like Duro, BMW, and Ballerina.

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Record producer and Chief executive of Mavin Record Music label Don Jazzy, unveiled Bayanni as a new artist under Mavin Records on Wednesday 24th, August.

The announce,ment with a short clip came with a short clip featuring Mr.Funny, Brain Jotter, and Don Jazyy in a lab-setting type of video.

Shortly after joining the renowned music label Bayanni released his EP “Bayanni” with Don Jazzy as the Executive Producer.

Other Artists signed under Mavin Records were Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, Rema, Ayra Starr, and Boy Spyce.

The Mavin Records Signee is very good at making good music with his silver-like voice and afrobeat sound.

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Bayanni Educational Background

Since Bayanni spent most of his time pursuing quality education, he attended one of the best schools in Lagos state where he obtained his first school leaving certificate before enrolling in the choicest secondary school where he obtained his senior school certificate examination.

Currently, he is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), ile ife where is studied accounting.

Bayanni Songs and Albums

Bayanni has released some Songs and Albums which will be listed below;

  • Bayanni EP
  • Kala
  • Ta Ta Ta
  • Body
  • Family
  • Peru (Cover)
  • Jowo (Cover)
  • Felony (Cover)
  • Ballerina
  • BMW
  • Duro
  • African Beauty

Bayanni Car

It is believed Mavin record signee owns a Mercedes Benz G wagon which he was seen in Crayon’s New music video “One (Chop Life)”

Bayanni Controversy

Mavin Records Signee sparked several reactions on social media after his unveiling by record producer, Don Jazzy.

The young artiste was formerly Zhenoboy and trended on social media after releasing covers of songs like Fireboy DML’s Peru and Davido’s Jowo. He is rumored to have signed under Davido’s DMW following his meeting with Davido in 20233.

While many fans and followers took to social media to congratulate him, others expressed their concern over his name change.

The fast-rising artist has given no explanation to his fans about his name change which he has effected on all of his official social media pages.

Bayanni Net Worth

Since Bayanni is just kicking off his career, his net worth is estimated to be around $30,000

Bayanni’s Social media Handles

Bayanni has a lot of social media followers and you can follow him;

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