African Music legend, Innocent Idibia alias ‘2face Idibia’ turns the big 40 on September 18 and to commemorate his birthday, the music star has a couple of projects in the works, some of which includes a concert and launching his biography which will be called “A Very Good Bad Guy: The Story Of Innocent 2Face Idibia”.
Innocent Ujah Idibia, born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He officially discontinued the use of the name Tuface and selected Tu-baba as his stage name. He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa. He is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa.
2Face has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.
The bio which is the first of it’s kind by a musician of his generation has been edited by his former publicist Ayeni Adekunle and will include contributions from his mom, wife and closest friends.
2Baba who is also throwing down this weekend with his all star Fortyfied music concert in Lagos, in a recent interview has revealed for the first time that at 26 he had a near death experience after being involved in a car crash, due to him drunk driving.
In an interview with NET, he revealed how the crash left him with permanent “speed phobia”.
He narrated the tale in Pidgin English saying,
It was in Lagos. I was driving from Kuramo beach then. That time Kuramo beach day reign. I was drunk, like I don kpeff so tey I dey use the moto do video game. I dey do like say na Grand Theft Auto I dey. As I reach the bend I couldn’t even… you know these street poles with concrete base
Picture that kain concrete based na him I gbabam so tey as I dey jam the thing I off. E just be like say them switch one light for my body. Na hospital where them day sew the stitch na I wake up. I was unconscious
‘Yeah! That time when I woke up in the hospital I was like men, so that’s how I would have just gone like that? It was crazy and after that accident I started having speed phobia. I started having speed phobia
Congratulations to 2Baba in advance.
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