Johnny Drille


Artist Birtday : 19/04/1990 (Age 29)
Born In : Edo State Nigeria
Occupation(s) : Singer, Song writer
Genres : Afro Pop, R&B

Name is John Ighodaro, and he was born in 1990 in Edo State Nigeria. He was born to clergy family and he has four siblings. He graduated from the University of Benin in 2012 where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in English and Literature. Drille started his musical career at a very young age, and it all began in his father’s church. In 2006, he decided to concentrate on music production.

Johnny participated in the 6th season of popular talent hunt show, MTN Project Fame in 2013, he was evicted in the tenth position. The eviction from Project Fame did not mean the end of his musical career, Johnny continued recording and releasing his songs even though very few people knew him. Johnny’s story changed dramatically after he recorded a cover of the song “Awww” by Di’ja. This cover drew attention to the young musician and gave him the opportunity to express himself. The success of the cover was followed by the release of his own song called “Love Do not Lie” in June of the same year.