Kiss Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”.
Full name: Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe
Born: 1 May 1994
Birth place: Abeokuta
Famous as: Singer, Songwriter
Years active: 2013 – present
Parents: Kola Anidugbe
Awards: The Headies Award for Album of the Year
Biographical and educational career
Kizz Daniel attended Abeokuta Grammar School and graduated from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, in 2013, with a degree in Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology (Water Engineering)
While in university, he decided to pursue music as a career alongside his studies.
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Music career and album release
He signed a record deal with G-Worldwide Entertainment in 2013, but left the label following a publicized contract dispute and court case. He founded the Fly Boy Inc record label in November 2017.
In May 2015, Daniel released a third follow up single, “Laye,” on his birthday, along with a video two weeks later which was shot in different locations in the eastern part of Africa and was directed by AJE FILMS.
Kizz Daniel released his first studio album titled New Era on May 14, 2016. After his exit from his former label G-WorldWide he went to float his own personal imprint FLYBOY I.N.C. which recently signed two new acts Demmie Vee and Philkeyz.
After which Kizz Daniel was featured on Demmie Vee single entitled “You Go Wait?”. 2018 was sure a good year for the WOJU crooner, he features Wizkid (musician) on a Hit Song “FOR YOU” and the DMW boss,Davido on another single “One Ticket” which is Currently Trending within 24hrs of its release.
On the 30th of December 2018, Kizz Daniel released his 2nd Studio album and his first under FlyBoy Inc titled “No Bad Songz”. The album contained 20 Songs including the pre-released One Ticket which he featured DMW Boss, Davido.
Other features on the Album includes Nasty C, Diamond Platiumz, Philkeys, Demmie Vee, Dj Xclusive, Wretch 32, Diplo and Sarkodie.
The album received positive reviews from music lovers, it debuted at No 55 on the US iTunes Chart and became number 1 on the world Album Chart within 24 hours of its release.
Record label dispute and name change
In November 2017, Kizz Daniel announced his split from his record label, G-Worldwide and created his own label called FLYBOY I.N.C.
He was sued to court by the former record label but was not found guilty for any of the crimes he was accused of.
In May 2018, Kizz Daniel announced that he had changed his stage name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel, a name which immediately reflected on his social media accounts.
New Spotify and Apple Music accounts were also created immediately with the names Kizz Daniel, with his new songs featured.
In June 2018, Kizz Daniel’s former record label G-Worldwide made a move to own the rights to the name “Kizz Daniel” and further advised the singer to desist from using the name or face legal consequences in a press release sent out to media houses.
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