Chigozie Okeke (popularly known as Ojazzy Igbonile) is a young and talented Nigerian musician who plays the local flute known as Oja. He rose to fame after featuring in Kcee’s hit song Ojapiano, which blended the Igbo and South African musical influences. Ojazzy Igbonile is also known as the Celebrity Oja Master and has a large fan base on social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram.
Chigozie Okeke (Ojazzy) Biography and Early Life
Ojazzy Igbonile was born on November 20, 2005, in Anambra State, Nigeria. He grew up in a rural community where he was exposed to the rich Igbo culture and music. He developed a passion for playing the Oja, a traditional wooden whistle that is used to produce melodious sounds in Igbo music. He learned how to play the Oja from his grandfather, who was also a renowned Oja player in his village.
Ojazzy Igbonile had both his primary and secondary education in Anambra State. He was an active member of the school’s cultural troupe and often performed at various events and festivals.
Ojazzy Igbonile started his musical career in 2019, when he began to upload videos of himself playing the Oja on TikTok and Instagram. He soon gained popularity and recognition for his unique and captivating style of playing the Oja. He attracted the attention of many Nigerian celebrities, including Kcee, who later invited him to collaborate with him on their songs. His breakthrough came in 2023, when he featured in Kcee’s hit song Ojapiano, which fused the Igbo and South African Amapiano genres. The song was a huge success and received over 300,000 views on TikTok in three days. Ojazzy Igbonile’s Oja performance was widely praised and applauded by fans and critics alike.
Ojazzy Igbonile is a humble and cheerful person who loves to entertain and inspire people with his music. He is not married and has no children.
He is currently based in Awka, Anambra State, where he is pursuing his musical career. He is also a philanthropist who supports various causes and charities, especially those that cater to the needs of children and the elderly.
Ojazzy Igbonile is one of the rising stars in the Nigerian music industry. He has earned a lot of money and fame from his musical career. He charges between N500,000 and N1 million for a show or a feature. He also makes money from endorsements, sponsorships, and online platforms.
His estimated net worth as of 2023 is N50 million. He owns a house in Lagos and a car. He also spends his money on traveling, shopping, and helping his family and community.