Nigerian music superstar Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music.
The award was by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
The true” love crooner”, who is also a songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur became the pioneer recipient of the award which was presented to him at the department’s 1st public lecture and fellowship award on Wednesday.
He delivered a public lecture at the school of music,Obafemi Awolowo University on wednesday.
He made the announcement about the award through his Instagram handle, @official2baba that he would be delivering a public lecture at the institution after which the award of the fellow of school of music would be conferred on him.
“Being the torch-bearer for the new pop movement is a role I do not take lightly. And I am honored to have been found worthy of such noble albeit enormous responsibility.”he said
He was first honoured in 2016 at the Igbinedion University Okada in Edo state
Tuface Idibia is a seasoned musician whose music had made waves around the world and also have bagged several award, he has stayed relevant in the Afro-pop scene for two decades and one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa.
He is a recipient of several awards including five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Awards, BET Award, MOBO Award, Kora Award, MTV Europe Music Award, World Music Award,
His music has taken him to the nooks and crannies of Nigeria and several countries of the world and he has had colloborations with local and international artistes.
A very controversial individual, 2 BABA as fondly called has had more than enough of media bashing.
A highly talented singer,2 face Idibia is a force to reckon with as far as the Nigerian music industry is concerned.
He has released several albums including; Face 2 Face, Grass to Grace, The Unstoppable, Away and Beyond, The Ascension.
2face released his solo debut album Face 2 Face in 2004 after which he gained recognition.
2 Baba established an NGO called 2Face Idibia Reach-Out Foundation, whose motto is “service to humanity.”
In 2009, he was appointed as ambassador by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). He is the founder of Hypertek Entertainment and also the owner of the Buckwyld and Breathless concert.
He is married to wife Ann Idibia and has seven children.