Full Bio of IZERE BOI
Iki Atsen Arin, popularly known as IZERE BOI, is a professionally recording and performing Artist. Born on the 25th September, 1987, and raised in Jos. This J. City Afro-Hip Hop music artiste provides a laid back and unique vibe laced with true life quotes and experiences, something that lacks within music today.
Music has been on the background of his life since early 90s when he was much younger and still in elementary school, he discovered his love and talent for music and since then started nursing it to get to where he is now.
His tunes have moved crowds both on the streets of the renowned Jos Metropolis (The Europe in Africa) and in basement chill out joints in Jos and all around the Plateau.
In his efforts towards nursing his dreams to reality, he released his first single in 2006 titled “Disinherited Child” at a home studio in Yelwan Tudu, Bauchi State. The instrumental to the single was produced by Jerry Barro and was recorded by an award winning producer of all time, Silas, popularly called C.Man in Bauchi State.
In 2008 he returned to Jos and shortly after released his first album “Man Cry”, produced at Kushim Records, Jos. It met the coalition of great producers such as X- Phill, Mr. Phill, Easy Records and Silas, with 70 percent of the songs produced by X-Phill of Kushim Records.
The album “Man Cry” was officially released in 2010 and recorded tremendous sales of about 10, 000 copies in the first week of release and the preceding months. All songs were written and arranged by Izere Boi.
His hit track “Gossip” was devoured by the local radio stations and clubs which earned him performances in festivals and got him shows all over the Plateau.
On the 18th December, 2016, the Album “Man Cry” videos where released. Twenty one thousand copied were sold in 7 months. Both the Audio and Video albums were sold and distributed nationwide by Izere Able Music.
He’s been acknowledged for his musical skills, determination, and a never give up spirit despite the not so easy to triumph atmosphere in the music industry in Nigeria. He has received several acclaims including; Best unique tunes of the year in the J. City Entertainment Musical Awards, 2013, with his song “Gossip” and was again nominated for the 3rd Annual Indigenous Music Awards, 2016, Jos, with his song “Gossip”. His music videos “Disinherited Child”, “Gorldok”, “Hammer” “Man Cry”, “Gossip” and “My Kind of Thing”,enjoyed a non-stop air play on Silver Bird TV, PRTV and other indigenous TV Stations for several months. He has also been featured on celebrity hangout shows repeatedly on these TV Station.
Already 21 projects completed under the Izere Boi Music Entertainment, IZERE BOI has recorded rapid growth and is evident by his achievements so far. His latest projects entitled “Wishes”, “The Way”, “Onyemabi”, and “I Love Yah” soon to be released, will wow you.
IZERE BOI’s next project, his second album, is scheduled for release under “Izere Able Music Entertainment” will be available for streaming on ITunes, Vevo, Youtube, and more.
He is not only a Performing Artiste he is also a Renowned Movie Star. This is evident in the lead role he played in the “Renen Kama”.
He has been awarded a Twin Certification: “Acting Certificate” and “Certificate of Achievement” on the 15th November, 2015 from “Lumazio Productionand Entertainment in collaboration with the Government of Plateau State Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; and from the Natty Bruce Action Film Academy, Jos, respectively.
Take a journey through sound with this J. City artiste who lived and passed through different phases of life and doing well as captain of the ship!