P-Square

INFORMATION

Birthday : 18/11/1981 (Age 39)
Born In : Anambra State, Nigeria
Occupation : Singer, Song writer
Genres : Hip Pop, R&B, Afro beats

Their parent given name is Peter and Paul Okoye, but they are commonly referred to as P Square. They are identical twin brothers known for the genre of music which includes Afrobeat, Hip Pop, and R&B singers and also highly recognized for their gift of singing and dancing at the same time. Their music career is being managed by their elder brother through Square Records

In December 2011, they also signed a record deal with Akon’s Konvict Muzik label and in May 2012, they signed a record distribution deal with Universal Music South Africa.

Peter and Paul were born on November 18, 1981, in Anambra State, Nigeria, and they grew up a little before their parents decided to move to Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Their musical talent and precise dance made them household names in the city of Jos, where they performed at school functions and other occasions.

Later in 1999, Peter and Paul attended music school to develop their skills on the keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. Their work includes the soundtracks for a number of films like Tobi, Mama Sunday, Moment of Bitterness and Evas River.

In 2001, “P Square” won the “Grab Da Mic” competition, and hence, Benson & Hedges sponsored their debut album, titled Last Nite, which was released under the Timbuk2 music label.

P Square relocated to Lagos In 2005, they released their second album, Get Squared under their own label, Square Records. This album was marketed nationwide by TJoe Enterprises, although they were still managed by Howie T of Adrot Nigeria Limited.

Their separation

P Square had mentioned at their separation following a rift between the brothers since 2015. Their music career has often been referred to as a family business as they hired their elder brother Mr. Jude Okoye to be the group’s manager. Peter, who recently announced his break up from the group in an interview, initiated another name, Mr. P, while Paul took that of ‘Rudeboy.’ and they are doing well with their music career individually.

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