Yung6ix

Yung6ix

Born Onome Onokokwomo on the 8th of JUL 1989 is a Nigerian rap artist. He was born into a wealthy family in Warri, Delta State and has four siblings of which he is the oldest. He attended a private university in Osun state. His interest in music started at a young age and just like several Nigerian artists like Dammy Krane his was a member of his church choir. His interest in music grew rap and he drew inspiration from rap music, .during his high school days he engaged in rap battles and eventually formed a group with his friends called G-Squad. He dropped his version of Ice Princes’ ‘Oleku’ track in 2010 and thus began his rise to fame.

Best known for: Young 6ix has been described by Nigerian rapper M.I Abaga as the next best thing in Nigerian Hip-hop after they collaborated on a track together he got him the moniker ‘King of the South”. Due to his young age he appeals to a lot of Young Nigerians and has often been referred to as the Voice of the New Generation.

He is under the management of Storm360 Degrees and 411 entertainments since 2011 and released his very much anticipated Mix tape "Green Light Green”. The fast rising star has worked with already established artists in the industry like Naeto C, Phyno, M.I, Brymo, Tha Suspect, Ice Prince, Vector and many others. Yung 6ix has been nominated for awards such as best new act, best hip hop video, best rap single and several others.

In February 2014, he finally released his debut album, 6ix O Clock.

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