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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Happy 45th Birthday JJC Skillz

Happy 45th Birthday Abdulrasheed Bello known professionally as Skillz or JJC Skillz was born on the 4th of April 1977 in Kano state Nigeria. Is a Nigerian songwriter, rapper, record, and television producer. JJC Skillz earned recognition in Nigeria after the release of his single We Are Africans, an afrobeat anthem.

At age 14 he left Nigeria for the U.K.  He developed an interest and appreciation of music by listening to his father's country music records and juju music. In the U.K., he was drawn to hip-hop music and soon formed a musical group with a friend, thereafter they began performing at talent shows. His stage name, JJC means Johnny just come, a term used by Nigerians to describe naive new arrivals to the city. Bello's first major producing project was co-founding Big Brovas records and Big Brovas collective. In 2004, he released Atide, his debut album with 419 squads. His producing credits include Weird MC's Ijoya, Pu Yanga by Tillaman, and Morile by Buoqui.

He also came to the African music scene creating projects like Afropean (Afro-European fusion) and Afrobeats.

In 2013, he won the best international artist at the Nigerian entertainment award. He created an African super group called the JJC and the 419 squads. This group won the Kora All African music award in 2014

Before his marriage to Akindele, Bello fathered three children from three different mothers.
He married Funke Akindele in 2016. In 2018, the couple gave birth to a set of twins.

May you receive the greatest of joys and everlasting bliss. You are a gift yourself, and you deserve the best of everything.

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