Keshinro Ololade (born March 14, 1995), popularly known by his stage name Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. The 20 year old artiste who rose to fame after the release of his popular song, “Shoki”, is signed to YBNL  record label founded by Olamide Baddo.

10 facts you didn’t kow about Lil Kesh

Lil Kesh was born to Yoruba parents in Bariga, Lagos State and went on to complete his primary and secondary school education there.


Lil Kesh Loves to play games

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Lil Kesh took interest in dancing before he delved into music after watching some of his peers rap

Lil Kesh’s professional music career started in 2012 but he became popular in 2014 after he recorded his first single titled “Lyrically” which was positively accepted majorly by students in Nigerian universities

Lil Kesh is a student of the University of Lagos (Unilag) studying Linguistics.

On 2 April 2014, he signed his first music contract with YBNL Nation

Through YBNL Nation, Lil Kesh released “Shoki”, a song which got him nominated in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category at The Headies 2014 while “Shoki Remix” which featured guest appearances from Olamide and Davido got nominated in the Hottest Single of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

On 23 February 2015, Lil Kesh released a song titled “Gbese” which was produced by Young John with the music video featuring cameo appearances from Skuki

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On 11 June 2015, Lil Kesh was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and went on to be nominated at the 2015 Headies Award for Next Rated

2015 has been a ground breaking year for the young and vibrant artist. Lil Kesh has gone on tour to the U.K . Not only releasing his own tracks , he has also been featured in many other hit singles from various artist.