Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon (conceived 6 December 1993), better known by his stage name Reekado Banks, is a Nigerian songwriter, vocalist and musician. He is as of now signed to Mavin Records. He passed by the stage name Spicy preceding his record manage the previously mentioned mark. Reekado Banks was pronounced the Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2014, and won the dubious Next Rated artist at The Headies 2015. His presentation studio collection, Spotlight, was released on 1 September 2016. It appeared at number 10 on the Billboard World Album Music Chart.
Reekado Banks is the last offspring of a music-cherishing family. His dad is a minister from Ondo State and his mom is a cook. In addition, his senior sibling is a producer and his senior sister is a gospel vocalist. He experienced childhood in a stickler setting because of both of his folks being ministers. He finished his secondary school at 14 years old, and began recording his first arrangement of tunes in 2008. His senior sibling delivered the greater part of his prior melodies and coached him on the fundamentals of singing, written work and producing. He inferred the stage name Reekado Banks by consolidating the implications of the two names; the previous piece of his stage name means "solid ruler", while the last part freely means "riches". In 2014, Reekado Banks moved on from the University of Lagos with a degree in History and Strategic Study. He has refered to Don Jazzy, 2face Idibia, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Olamide and M.I as his key melodic motivations.
His record deal Mavin Records came because of his sibling presenting some of his songs to the name in an online talent search. Reekado Banks got signed to Mavin Records after his entrances were chosen from more than 5000 passages. Reekado Banks disclosed to The National Mirror that his sibling presented his songs and spoke with the mark for his benefit without his underlying assent. Reekado Banks likewise revealed to The National Mirror that he's an adaptable craftsman who makes music with the prospect that people are unique and have diverse taste.
Reekado Banks debuted the single "Turn It Up" on 21 February 2014, which happens to be that day he got signed to Mavin Records; the song features Tiwa Savage and was released as his first official single under Mavin Records. Reekado Banks was featured alongside label mates Don Jazzy, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage, Di'Ja, Dr SID and D'Prince on the basic recognition melody "Dorobucci", which was released on 1 May 2014. Reekado Banks has likewise worked with his label mates to release the cooperative singles "Adaobi", "Arise" and "Looku looku". On 13 February 2015, Reekado Banks released the Don Jazzy produced tune "Katapot". The tune was claimed to be a diss track towards D'banj and Wande Coal. In February 2015, Don Jazzy exposed the claims in a series of tweets. While addressing Vanguard daily paper, Reekado Banks expressed that he made "Katapot" for his fans.
In July 2015, Nigerian media communications organization Globacom signed Reekado Banks to an endorsement deal.
Reekado Bank's Awards and nominations
- Headies Awards / Next Rated (1)
- Headies Awards / Video of the Year "Katapot" (1)
- City people entertainment awards/ Most promising act to watch (1)
Reekado Bankshttps://okhype.media/storage/artist_images/L0zdaBP4v5rQEesJLLKlwEMjHKE1HZn9UWDmrRi8.jpeg Mavin Records Akure Ondo , Nigeria
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