Who is Lil Kesh and what is his net worth 2018? His real name is Keshinro Ololade born on 14th March 1995, popularly known to his fans as Lil kesh a Nigerian by birth is a singer, rapper and songwriter by profession. He well known to the music world with his chart topper ‘shoki’ although critic spoint to him for the same song. He is born and bought up in Bariga a suburban region of the state of Lagos, Nigeria. He started his career in music in 2012 with some local rap artist before he could sing and compose some real songs.
In 2015, he got nominated at Nigeria Entertainment Awards in the category of best acts. He works with YBNL Nation as their recording artist. He is at the present singed for the record label YAGI Records which stands for’ young and getting it’. His major genres are afropop, hip hop and dancehall. He is 100 level student at the university of Lagos as a student of linguistics in 2014. He recorded a song ‘Lyrically’ in 2014 for which he got a lot appraisal from his critics. Apart from his song ‘shoki’ which had million views on youtube alone he is known for ‘gbese’, ‘efejoku’, and ‘is it because I love you’.
Lil Kesh has become popular with his remix of Shoki which also featured Davido and YBNL crew. Although he is still a lesser known name in the field he still has his bunch of followers. It is being believed that by the end of this year his fan following would be triple of what it is now.
Education: His parental family name is Yoruba of Bariga in the state of Lagos of Nigeria. He went to complete his primary and secondary education in the schools of Bariga in Lagos state. He was more interested in dancing when he was a kid. Later did he develop his interests in music and singing. He is currently residing in Lekki region of Lagos state. He was a student of linguistics at the University Of Lagos. He plans to go for a full time singing career as he completes his studies.
Lil Kesh Net Worth
Lil Kesh net worth is estimated to be $350 thousand which is indeed a cool amount for a young chap like him. He is associated the label YBNL (yahoo boy no laptop).
Lil Kesh shared on instagram in 2016 he bought himself a new 2013 Mercedes Benz C-Class.
Lil Kesh joined YBNL with help from his friend Viktoh. In 2014 he signed a two year contract with the company and it was then his talent was discovered by Olamide a notable Nigerian composer. His career took a kick start with his notable performance in ‘Lyrically’.
He now owns the record label for which he was signed earlier and Olamide confirms it, he now will create his personal record labels.
In 2015 Lil Kesh released a song called ‘gbese’ produced by Young John in which Skuki, a singer and a contemporary made a cameo performance for the music video. In the same year he got nominations for two awards the Nigeria entertainment awards and the Headlines award for next rated. In 2016 he released his debut studio album YAGI which not only gave him a lot of popularity but his critics also appraised him. This album featured Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Wale, Viktoh and Patoranking as in guest appearances.
Lil kesh style of rapping and composition has often being compared with Olamide. Lil Kesh is often criticised for the vulgar sentences he uses in his compositions and also for the lyrics being out of balance in the songs.
The meteoric rise of Lil Kesh from a street artist to award nominations in a year of his singing career is epic. He is almost always in controversies for the overt use of vulgar sentences in his songs and compositions, but he set asides his criticisms by saying his songs are meant for teens and adults and hence he doesn’t sees any vulgarity in them.