Name Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo
Born 9 June 1980 (age 44)
Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria
Also known as Kokomaster, Bangalee
Zodiac sign Gemini

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), professionally known as D'banj, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known internationally for his 2012 hit single, Oliver Twist.

Early Life

D'banj was born in Zaria, a city in Kaduna, Nigeria, but is originally Shagamu in Ogun State. He began studying Mechanical Engineering at Lagos State University but withdrew after the constant strikes.


D'banj was first introduced to music by his late older brother, who taught him how to play the harmonica.

In 2001, he met Don Jazzy in London, and they would later go on to found a music record label, Mo'Hits Records, in 2006.

D'banj began music professionally in 2005 after returning to Lagos. That same year, he released his debut album, No Long Thing, and its lead single, Tongolo, was a success.

In June 2011, D'banj was signed to Kanye West's record label, GOOD Music. His contract ended in September 2016.

He was Nigeria's first United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace.

Personal Life

D'banj is the older brother of singer, KaySwitch, and Omotola, the ex-wife of the Nigerian radio host, Do2tun. Their older brother Femi died in a plane crash at age 17.

D'banj married Lineo Didi Kilgrow in June 2016. He announced the birth of their son, Daniel Oyebanjo III, in May 2017.

In June 2018, Daniel Oyebanjo III drowned in the pool at their home in Ikoyi, Lagos.

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