Shalliepopi, unlike other artists, has been able to rapidly make a name for himself in the Nigerian music industry ever since he released the remixed “Elon Musk’ song.
He recently released a song titled ‘Ex-convict’ Shot, directed by the famous producer TG Omori. This has left a lot of people wondering who Shallipopi really is and how fast it was for him to be at the center of the limelight in the Nigerian music industry.
That is why we have decided to bring you some facts you don’t know about the shooting superstar Shallipopi:
1. Shallipopi’s Short Bio/ Early Life
Popularly known as Shallipopi, the singer’s real name is ‘Crown Uzama.’ The Nigerian artist hails from Benin City, Edo state in Nigeria. He lived most of his early years in Benin City and grew up there.
Although Shallipopi’s parents’ and relatives’ information is completely kept off media, we are yet to retrieve more information regarding them due to his preference for keeping a private family lifestyle.
He was born on April 12th, 2000, to the family of Uzama; he attended St. Johns’s primary school, where he bagged credits in mass communications at Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
2. Shallipopi’s Music career Breakthrough
Shallipopi started composing lyrics and songs at an early age. He already recognized all he wanted to be and performed some freestyles via social media platforms. He was soon discovered when his debut song titled “Gragra” went viral via TikTok in the year 2021.
Although, to an extent, the song “Gra Gar” made waves back in 2021, it wasn’t until 2023 that the song garnered a lot of attention worldwide. The singer dropped another Hit song on March 14th, 2023, titled ‘Elon Musk’, which went viral globally and gave him a breakthrough.
The amazing and skillfully arranged rhythm of the lyrics of the song showcased his raw talent, prowess, and versatility in creating a melody.
With Elon Musk gaining millions of views on streaming platforms online, topping charts like Apple Music and going up the twenty-third lane on the Nigeria’a top 100, it drew the attention of well-known artists like Zlatan and Fireboy to feature in a remix of the same “Elon Musk” song released on June 28th, 2023.
3. Shallipopi’s Collab Plans
Currently signed to an Afrobeat-focused record label, Dvpper Music Record Label. He proceeded to release songs like:
- Gra Gra
- Elon musk
- Wait, and Shaka.
He is currently thriving in his musical career as he is set to collaborate with Asake and Wizkid on a New hit titled “Unknown” while he dropped a banger titled “Planet Pluto” (features six songs) on July 10th, 2023.
There are possible connections between him and another popular music artist as he collaborates with the 30BG Boss Davido, producing a song titled “Plutomania” together.
He has also featured in some Ads like the Guardian and Pulse Nigeria. He’s been able to rock the Lagos International Jazz Fest stage and also performed at the Headies Awards festival.
4. Shallipopi is Really an Ex-convict
Although Shallipopi excelled in his music career as he gradually took the ladder to success one step at a time, the multi-talented star was soon shoved at the edge when he got arrested alongside five others by the EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) in June 23rd, 2023 for money laundering.
However, he was sentenced to 2 years in prison after being pronounced guilty by the court of law. Despite the fact that he is serving jail terms, the singer thrives with the “Ex-Convict” song regardless.
5. Shallipopi’s Net worth
Shallipopi’s net worth is estimated to range between $ 90 K and 180K dollars. He makes most of his money from the Views and streams via music platforms. Shallipopi is a fast-rising and promising artist who’s just 23 years old.
Marital Status: Shallpopi is not married. However, we have yet to gather more information regarding who he’s currently dating.
Shallipopi’s Social Media handles;
Shallipopi’s official social media handles are Via IG @plutomaniapopi and YouTube @Plutomaniapopi.