Korede (English:”harvest”) was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, where he completed his primary and secondary school education. He started performing at the age of 7 and went by the stage name African Prince. While in primary school, Korede Bello went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend. He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school, and eventually released his first single “Forever”. He studied Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and holds a Higher National Diploma certificate. Korede Bello is an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management.
His First contract
After the release of his first single which received relatively positive reviews, he was introduced to Don Jazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed. On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like “African Princess” and “Godwin”
His best hit
Bello is best known for his hit single Godwin
Godwin is a semi-gospel and pop song which became a national anthem and topped many music charts across Nigeria.
After his hit song, Godwin and other songs that failed to boom in Nigeria music industry, since 2017, Korede Bello has lost his voice as many songs he released do not perform well.
This has raised a great concern from his fans.