Artist review reviews the bio of musician, Innocent Ugah Idibia '2face'.


Published on shares the outstanding music profile of Innocent Ugah Idibia (born in Jos, Plateau State) best known as Tuface Idibia is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, actor and record producer.

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Artist review reviews the bio of musician, Innocent Ugah Idibia '2face'.

  1. 1. Innocent UgahIdibia (born in Jos, Plateau State) best known as TufaceIdibia is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, actor and record producer. He was a member of the defunct R&B/hip hop group Plantashun Boyz (other members are Faze and BlackFaceNaija). TuFace is currently one of the most popular artistes on the African music scene.<br /><br />
  2. 2. He hails from Okpokwu local government area and from the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State, in central Nigeria. He attended Mount Saint Gabriel's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He schooled briefly in the Institute of Management & Technology, IMT, Enugu, one of the country's foremost higher institute of learning where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration. <br />Photo from<br />
  3. 3. His major breakthrough in the IMT was composing and singing the jingles in the famous radio show GB Fan Club in Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996. He then relocated to Lagos and joined up with his ex-IMT and ex-Mount Saint Gabriel's mate BlackFace to form Plantashun Boyz.[3] He started calling himself "2Face" in 1996. "The name to me just refers to the outside and inside: when you first see me you see the outside but when you get to know me, you see the inside,"<br />Photo from<br />
  4. 4. His award winning hit track "African Queen" was used as the sound track of the 2006 comedy film, PhatGirlz.[4] This made him even more recognised internationally.<br />
  5. 5. Tuface recently released two lead off singles from the international version of his Unstoppable album and is the first Nigerian artist to have an appropriately priced international album.[He is also reported to have recorded a single with Mary J. Blige.<br />In 2010 with his Unstoppable Album(The Intl. Edition) he won 2 awards at the 2010 SMVA, He also won the Channel O Most Gifted Western African and the MTV African Music Awards (Best Male and Artist of the year) making him the most successful pop singer in Africa. He is the lead vocalist of the Sony All African 08 Project alongside 7 other stars across Africa recording their first singles with R.Kelly and Prince Lee titled "Hands Across The World". <br />Photo from<br />
  6. 6. 2004: Face 2 Face<br />2006: Grass 2 Grace<br />2008: The Unstoppable<br />2010: The Unstoppable International Edition<br />2011: The Most Incredible<br />Photo from<br />
  7. 7. AWARDS<br />one Best African Act MOBO - London (MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN) 2007 AWARDS<br />CHANNEL “O music video AWARDS a) Best Male Video, b) Best African Video of the year, c) Best African Act.<br />Best African Act KORAall african AWARDS 2005<br />NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS New York a) Africa Break Through Artist of the Year 2006 and b) Best Album of the Year 2007<br />Photo from<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Best Musical Artiste AFRO NOLLYWOOD AWARDS 2005, Song of the Decade NIGERIAN MUSIC AWARDS 2007 African Song of The Year (Non Ghanaian) GHANA MUSIC AWARDS 2005, Music of the Year EXCELLENCE RECOGNITION AWARDS 2004 Special Recognition Award HIP HOP WORLD AWARDS 2005 1st NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 2004 a) Song of the year African Queen b) Best Album of the year c) Best Hip Hop and R&B Artiste The Outstanding Musician of the Year 2005 BLACK HERITAGE AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE Musician of the Year 2004 CITY PEOPLE AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry 2004 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2Face Idibia Wins MOBO Award for Best African Act Best Song Of The Year 2005 G.C.E INTERNATIONAL AWARDS, Musician Of The Year 2006 THE FUTURE AWARDS,</li></li></ul><li><br />Artist Review: 2face Idibia<br />