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Biography Of 2Baba 2face_Idibia

Innocent Ujah Idibia (born in Jos, Plateau State,
Nigeria), known by his stage name 2Baba, is a
Nigerian singer,songwriter, record producer,
entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist. Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia. He
is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop
artists in Africa, and is also one of the most bankable
[2]performing music artistes in Africa.
2face Idibia.png
2Baba attending the album release party for his sixth
studio album, The Ascension.
With over 2 decades of trailblazing and topping the
charts in his industry, 2Baba remains a formidable
force, and one of the most influential in the Nigerian
[3][4]Entertainment space.
He is also a known philanthropist and humanitarian.
Early life
Innocent Idibia was born in Jos, Nigeria . He is from
the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue
[8]State, in central Nigeria. He attended Mount Saint
Gabriel's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State.
He enrolled at Institute of Management &
Enugu (IMT), where he did his preliminary
National Diploma course in business administration
and management. While attending IMT, he performed
at school organised shows and parties, as well as
other regional schools such as the
University of
Nigeria and Enugu State University of Science &
Technology. He eventually dropped out to pursue his
music career. While attending IMT, 2face Idibia
started composing and singing
jingles at the GB Fan
Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in
Also in 1996, he adopted the stage name
"2Face" (Tuface). He cited the reason as "trying to
[9]demarcate my personal life with my business life.
In Plantashun Boiz
He moved to Lagos and started performing with
rapper Blackface Naija. He had met BlackFace while
[10]attending IMT. With Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine
Obiabo) and with musician Faze (Chibuzor Oji), he
went on to form the trio band Plantashun Boiz.
Plantashun Boiz released two successful albums: Body
and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003)under the Nelson
[11]Brown's owned Label (Dove Records) before
disbanding in 2004. Relations were marred for many
years during which the band broke up and its
members started their solo careers. Long after the
break-up known as the "Faze vs Tuface" beef, the
band came back together in 2007 for the purpose of
recording a third and final album entitled Plan B
Solo career
After the disbandment of Plantashun Boyz in 2004, all
band members sought separate musical careers.
2Baba released his debut solo album
Face 2 Face
(2004), which established him as a viable solo artist.
Following the release of his debut album, he released
his second album
Grass 2 Grace in 2006, which
contained hits "One Love", "True Love, "4 Instance".
He is the founder of Hypertek Entertainment.
In 2006, his song "African Queen" was used in the
soundtrack for the film
Phat Girlz, which was released
He released a experimental album in 2009 called The
Unstoppable releasing the single "Enter the Place".
Problems with album distribution in 2007 caused as
shift of the release date of the album from 2008 to
early 2009. In 2010, 2Baba released an "International
Edition" of the same under the title
The Unstoppable
International Edition making him the first Nigerian
artist to have an appropriately priced international
[13][14]album. 2face released two more singles from
the international version of his The Unstoppable
album. The international edition of the album won
two awards at the 2010
SoundCity Music Video
[15]Awards. He also won the Channel O Music Video
Awards Best African Western award and the MTV
Africa Music Awards for Best Male and Artist of the
Upon leaving the music label Kennis Music after the
release of his second solo album, he set up his own
[17]record label known as Hypertek Entertainment. He
is part of the Sony All African One8 Project alongside
seven other musicians across Africa recording a single
R. Kelly and Prince Lee titled "Hands Across the
[18]World". He is the first non-Liberian to become an
honorary member of the Liberian music society in
recognition for his outstanding contribution to the
growth of music in Africa. He has been named Red
cross ambassador society of Nigeria. 2Baba has
several collaborations all over the globe, giving his
collaborators the opportunity to win an awards for
each duet such as street credibility by 9ice, possibility
by p-square and lots more. He is adored by his
colleagues and every entertainer in Nigeria music
industry as a role model. 2Baba and heavy weight
American Rapper Jay Z met in NYC 2014.
2Baba has also been an ambassador for quite a
number of brands including Guinness, Nigerian
[19]Breweries etc. He is also the brand ambassador
for National Agency for Food and Drug Administration
and Control.


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