Iyanya and 10 Lesser Known Facts About Him


You are probably aware that Iyanya is one of the most promising musicians in Nigeria. This youngster started from humble beginnings to become one of the music artists showing great potential. You may also be aware that he was born in Calabar, Cross River State in Nigeria on the 31st Of October 1987, and that he comes from a family of four. But there are several things you didn’t know about this great Nigerian artist, here are the facts…

 1. Sensational Musician


In the last few years, Nigerian music industry has experienced a tremendous growth. This has seen local artists performing in the local scene as well as gracing the international stage. In recent times, the number of international collaborations has also been on the increase. If you did not know, Iyanya Mbuk is one of the stars who are greatly influencing this trend.

2. Big Spender


Successful Nigerian musicians are well-known for their money spending habits. They will be seen in the latest sleek cars, showering their fans with money, occupying large mansions, as well as living on the fast lane. However, some seem to rank among the top spenders, this is where Iyanya falls. Recently, he added a very expensive Range Rover Sport to his growing fleet of expensive cars that grace his luxurious home in Lekki Lagos, Nigeria.

3. Escaped Death by A whisker


Some people may not be aware that this talented Nigerian musician recently cheated death by a whisker. Iyanya was booked for some music sessions that were to take place outside Abuja. However, he had to take about 30 minutes to convince his manager otherwise. Due to this, he missed his flight, which later crashed in Lagos State.

4. MTN Project Fame Winner


MTN is one of the largest cellular phone networks in Nigeria as well as in Africa. The company annually holds music competitions. Iyanya Mbuk was discovered from the talent show where he was declared the winner of West Africa Project Fame Season 1.

5. Business Management Graduate

Iyanya is not only a respected Nigerian performer, songwriter, singer, and recording artist, but also a Business Administration graduate. He achieved his bachelor’s Degree from the University of Calabar. He also happens to be a co-founder of his record label Made Men Music Group.