Chinedu Okoli popularly known as (Flavour or Flavour N’abania) is a Nigerian Highlife singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. Born on 23th November 1983 in Enugu State Eastern part of Nigeria, His family is originally from Umunze in Orumba South LGA, Anambra state, Nigeria. He is the first son of a family of four sibling and seven step siblings.
Flavour started his musical career at the age of 13 playing drums for his church choir in Enugu; the pastor at his church introduced him to the CEO of Sound city communication Mr. Chris I Odor. Mr. Odor had just started a musical company that trains young musicians on the basic level up to a professional level. Flavour gained recognition at the age of 19 as a drummer and pianist for a local Band in Enugu, He later got an offer to perform at city center Enugu, the huge number of crowds at city center inspired him to reach greater heights, although his family wasn’t very fond of his musical ambitions especially his mother who believed the musical ambition won’t amount to anything.
|STAGE NAME||Flavour N’abania|
|RECORD LABEL||2 Nite Music Group|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Enugu|
|DATE OF BIRTH||23th November 1983|
|ENDORSEMENT||Nigerian Breweries, Weightloss and Bullet Energy drink|
|NET WORTH||$ 8 Million USD|
Based on our finding Flavour Net worth is estimated to be around $8 million USD.
In 2015, Flavour released his first studio album titled “N abania” which he collaborated with Mr. Raw but came to spotlight after the release of his second studio album “Uplifted” in 2010 with hit tracks “Nwa Baby” (Ashawo Remix) “Adamma” and “Oyi Remix” with Tiwa Savage. The album “Uplifted” was a breakthrough for flavor making him popularly known across Africa and the world. He became one of the most sought out artist following the release of the album and was booked to perform at numerous concerts and social events. He is also well known for his ability to sing fluently in Igbo language.
Flavour has been on the topnotch since he came to the limelight, he has collaborated with Artist like M.I, Chidinma, Phyno, Psquare, Wande Coal and many more. Flavour is one of the most rated celebrities in Africa as 2014 to 2016.
Flavour currently leaves in Lagos and has a daughter with Ex-beauty queen and actress Anna Ebiere Banner named Sophia and another with Sandra Okagbue named Gabrielle.
- 2005 N’abania
- 2010 Uplifted
- 2012 Blessed
- 2014 Thankful
- 2017 Ijele, The Traveller
2014, African Muzik Magazine Awards
- Best Traditional Artist
- Best Video of The Year “Ada Ada”
2014, City people Entertainment Awards
- Video of the Year “Ada Ada”
2014, MTV Africa MUSIC Award
- Best live Act-Won
2013, Nigeria Music Video Awards(NMVA)
- Video of the Year “Ada Ada”-Won
- Best High Life Video “Ada Ada”-Won
- Best Indigenous Concept “Ada Ada”-Won
- Best Use of Costume “Ada Ada”-Won
2013, City People Entertainment Awards
- Best collaboration (Kcee featuring Flavour)-Won
2012, Channel O Music Video Awards
- Best RnB Video (“Oyi Remix featuring Tiwa Savage)
2012, The Headies
Best collabo, (Orobo by Sound Sultan featuring Excel and Flavour)
2012, Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Best Indigenous Artist
2011, Hip Hop World Awards (The Headies)
- Best collabo (Number One by M.I featuring Flavour)