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Fast-Rising Music Star, Seyi Vibez: Biography and Net Worth (2024) 

Seyi Vibez
Written by Robin Okwanma

He grew up in Ikorodu, far from the Lagos Mainland. But his passion for music and his unique blend of African rhythms and Western vibes propelled him to stardom. Seyi Vibez has broken unprecedented records in the Nigerian and world music scenes as of 2024. We shall be revealing the details here in this article. The blend exponent of Apala, Fuji, Amapiano, Hip-hop, and Afro-Soul music genres is impossible to ignore anymore. His danceable, emotional, and captivating songs and stage performances have his fans reeling with excitement. 


Seyi Vibez has become one of the Nigerian music creatives stepping fast into the hall of fame. Even more surprising is the fact that he has no music promoter, godfather or record label as we speak. He is an independent artist who makes and promotes his music. He has a distribution agreement with Davpper Digital

Who is Seyi Vibez? (His Origins)

Afolabi Oluwaseyi Balogun (a.k.a. Seyi Vibez) is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and singer. He is widely acclaimed to be born in July 2000 (according to some online sources). However, certain sources dispute this birth year. Some sources state categorically that he was born in July 1990; another one puts it in 1995. He is an indigene of Ogun state, southwest Nigeria. 

Seyi was born into a Muslim family; however, he is said to be a Christian at present. His father is a plumber, and his mother was into petty trading. He was born in Ketu, but later moved to Ikorodu area (both in Lagos) where he grew up as a teenager. 

Seyi attended As-Sodiq Primary School in Ketu-Lagos, from where he proceeded to Skylight Secondary School in Ikorodu-Lagos. He is now a graduate of Sociology from the Lagos State University, Ojo-Lagos.  

Seyi Vibez: His Sojourn into the Music Industry

Seyi Vibez started fairly early in life to pursue his passion for music. In 2017, the singer released his debut song titled ‘Ire’; and another single titled ‘For You’. In 2019, he released the song ‘Anybody’ But in 2021, Seyi Vibez released his single hit song tagged ‘Godsent’, which became a big success. The year 2021 marked his breakthrough year.  That same year, he released his debut album ‘No Seyi No Vibez’ (NSNV). 

His second studio album, ‘Billion Dollar Baby’ (and a mixtape ‘Million Dollar Baby 2.0’) was released in 2022 – it achieved unbelievable global fame. The album featured the top hit song ‘Chance (Na Ham)’. The song debuted at number 19 on the UK Afrobeats Singles Chart., reached number 7 on the TurnTable Top 100 Chart, and reached number 1 on the TurnTable 50 Albums Chart.. ‘Billion Dollar Baby’ also holds the record for the longest-charting number 1 song in the Nigerian music chart history. In February 2023, It topped the Official Nigeria Top 100, Official Top 50 Albums Chart, and Official Artiste Top 100 all in one week.

In January 2023, Seyi Vibez released his 5-track debut EP titled ‘Memory Card’ (featuring American rapper YXNG K.A.). Four tracks from the EP became top songs on TurnTable Top 10 Chart; and the EP itself reached over 6.3 million streams in the first week of release. The Pan African Music platform promptly declared ‘Memory Card’ as one of the best 10 albums of January 2023. 

Seyi Vibez also featured in popular Nigerian music artist, Zlatan Ibile’s song ‘Let There Be Light’ (released in February 2023). The song propelled to number 14 on Apple Music Top 100 Nigeria Chart. Seyi Vibez also released the song ‘Jajoo’ (featuring Nigerian music star Kizz Daniel) in August 2023. That same month of August, Seyi Vibez became the brand ambassador of Cardtonic. The company is a top gift card exchange platform operating in Ghana and Nigeria). 

The year 2023 was crowned with another win for Seyi Vibez in September. He won ‘The Best Street-Hop Artiste’ award at the 16th Headies for his song ‘Chance (Na Ham)’. And before the end of 2023, Seyi Vibez released two other albums and an Extended Play. The albums are namely ‘Vibe Till Thy Kingdom Come’ and ‘Thy Kingdom Come’. While the EP was tagged Nahamciaga

Seyi Vibez: Net Worth (2024)

The rapper and singer earns massively from millions of streams of his music on Spotify, YouTube and Audiomack. With record sales, music tours, investments, and endorsement deals added, Seyi Vibez is already building a fortune. He is also well loved by many Nigerian (and African) music fans for his energetic, engaging stage performances. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is said to be around 185,000 US Dollars

Seyi Vibez: His Personal Life and Other Issues

Seyi Vibez is still single for now. And again – he is not without his own struggles. 

The rapper and singer mourned the loss of his mum, which he announced on his Instagram page on the 16th of March 2023. He expressed his heartfelt grief, stating how his mother had greatly impacted his life. 

Yet again, Seyi Vibez has been locked in a social media feud with fellow Nigerian music artist Zinoleesky. It started around June 2023, following the release of Seyi Vibez’s song ‘Hat Rick’. Zinoleesky in response went on social media to boast about releasing his own song. Seyi Vibez responded by saying he was boss to Zinoleesky, whom he tagged ‘label enslaved person’ (referring to the latter’s record label, Marlian Records). The feud has reached unexpected proportions, with each side revealing facts to shame the other’s career. 



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Robin Okwanma

Hi, I'm Robin Okwanma. Software Engineer || Django, Python || React, React Native || Blogger. Technical Writer.