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Winning Headies will mean the most to me – Odumodublvck

RAPPER Tochukwu Gbubemi Ojogwu popularly known as Odumodublvck, has said that winning the Hip-Hop category at this year’s Headies Awards will mean a lot to him.

The Abuja-based rap sensation and member of the hip-hop collective, Anti World Gangstars in a recent chat with Cool FM, said although he would like to win the category, losing it will not invalidate my impact on the culture.

“The Hip-Hop category will mean the most to me if I win it, but at the end of the day, it is down to the voters. The fact that we are in the building, the fact that we are nominated is what counts. Like I told my guys, the other guys that are nominated have also won before. Me winning does not invalidate the other guys. And if they win it, it does not invalidate my impact on the culture.”

The Headies Academy released the nomination list for this year’s award ceremony last week. Odumodublvck bagged two nominations in the ‘Rookie of the Year‘ and ‘Best Rap Single’ categories.

Born and raised in Lagos, the lyricist studied Mass Communications at the University of Lagos. He got his stage name, Odumodu while in his second at Christ the King College, Gwagwalada in Abuja.

    He is known for his ability to fuse Afrobeat with Drill and Grime music, which earned this description by Dazed “His unrelenting style of drill employs high-life inspired melodies and Nigerian Pidgin English to tell vivid stories about his community and everyday experiences – his narrative style is so specific to Nigerians, it’s hard to pick up on the nuances as an outsider.”

   Last year, he signed a record deal with NATIVE Records, in partnership with Def Jam Recordings. In March this year, he released Declan Rice – a chart-topping single named after the English footballer, shortly after surviving a surgery that almost took his life.

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