iLLBLiSS

iLLBLiSS

Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor (born 30 December), popularly known by his stage name ILLBLISS, is a Nigerian rapper/ hip-hop recording artiste, stage performer, businessman and owner of the talent managing outfit known as 'The Goretti Company',company responsible for launching the careers of Chidinma and Phyno, among others. Also popularly known as Oga Boss, he has received many nominations and won awards, the most notable being the award for Best Hiphop Video (for the hit "U Go Wound O!!") at the 2008 maiden edition of the Soundcity Music Video Awards. This award was presented to him by the American hip-hop star Nas and it was a huge moment for iLLBLISS as he had not yet released his debut album. His debut album, DAT IBO BOY, which dropped in 2009, contained the massive hit, "Aiye Po Gan! (Enuf Space)".

As head of CAPital Hill Music, he officially signed on artistes such as Chidinma, Tha Suspect and two new acts: Mz Kiss and Fefe, Ejiofor is also a managing partner at CAPital Dreams Pictures, which he runs with multi-talented and award winning videographer, Clarence Peters. iLLBLISS is happily married.

Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, based in Lagos, Nigeria and originally from Nkwerre, Imo State, was born December 30 in the 70’s. Ejiofor was a member of the now defunct Hip Hop Group - Da Thorobreds. The group, consisting of other notable hip hop artistes such as Elajoe, Obiwon and B-Elect, copped the award for the Best HipHop song by a group/duo at the 2006 maiden edition of Hip Hop World Awards for the massive radio hit "Streethop".

In 2008, iLLBLISS won his first major award as a solo artiste at the Sound City Music Video Awards (SMVA) for Best hip hop video, with his song "U Go Wound O!!" The award was presented by American hip hop veteran Nas.

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