Full Name: Oluwakayode Junior Balogun
Born: 13 February, 1993
Birth place: Ibadan
Famous as: musician, songwriter
Years active: 2018 – present
Record label: cash nation entertainment
Albums: Barry Back
Parents: Sikiru Ayinde Barrister
Nominations: City People Music Award for Most Promising Act of the Year
Awards: City People Music Award for Best New Act of the Year
Biographical and educational history
Barry Jhay was born on 13th February 1993 in Ibadan in Oyo state, a state in the southwestern part of Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Yorubas.
His father is the renowned Fuji singer, Sikiru Ololade Ayinde Balogun, simply known as Ayinde Balogun.
Barry Jhay attended nursery and primary school but didn’t get up to the university level cause he was not able to understand any other thing aside from music production and sound engineering.
Barry Jhay has been recording music since the age of 5. In his early days, he would cry when his father tells him that he would become a musician.
After his father passed away, Barry was forced to keep up his father’s legend cause he couldn’t let his father’s name fade.
He has some singles and an album to his name. He released the album “Barry Back” on 28th February 2020 and it currently has more than 2 million streams on all music streaming platforms.
Barry Jhay is popular for “Aiye”, a hip-hop song he released in 2018 which earned him the nomination as “The Headies Award for Best Street-Hop Artiste”.
He is currently signed to the Cash Nation Entertainment music label.
Awards and recognitions
He was nominated as the “Most Promising Act of the Year” at City People Music Award 2018
Best Street-Hop Artiste” at The Headies Award, 2019.
He won the “Best New Act of the Year” at City People Music Awards, 2018
Rookie of The Year” at The Headies Award, 2019.
Barry Jhay’s net worth is an estimated $250,000.
ong>Music by Barry Jhay
Some of the songs Barry Jhay released include;
Aiye – 2018
Normal Level 2018
Go Down 2018
Don Pablo 2018
Olodo (feat. DJ Sound) 2018
O Ga Ra 2019
Under the Duvet
Ma So Pe
Barry Back 2020