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Phyno Music, Background, Career, Album, Songs, Real name

Phyno real name is Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike born 9 October 1986 known as Phyno, a Nigerian rapper, singer, song writer and record producer. started his music career in 2003.. Here we give more incite on Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike known as Phyno..

Basic Information


Professional name—- Phyno

Birth name—— Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike

Date of bath —- 9 October 1986

Country———–Enugu State, Nigeria

Genres————Igbo rap hip hop

Occupation——-Rapper singer song writer Actor record producer

Start year ———2003–present

Labels————- Sputnet, Penthauze

Associated———Olamide Flavour N’abania

Historical Background

Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike  Is a native of Anambra but was born and raised in Enugu State. His stage name, given to him by one of his high school friends, was derived from the word phenomenal. Phyno developed an interest for music production during his secondary school days. He initially wanted to become a pilot, but was told he could be a doctor. Throughout secondary school, he learned to play the drums and piano. He also learned to create his own rendition of every recording he heard. He studied public administration at the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu, and started profiting from music during his second year there. Phyno told Ifeoma Onoye that Mr Raw is one of the few people he looks up to. Phyno started rapping in 2010 and relocated to Lagos to further his music career.

Phyno began recording his debut studio album No Guts No Glory in 2012. The album features guest appearances from Stormrex, Omawumi, Olamide, Efa, P-Square, Timaya, Flavour N’abania, Mr. Raw, MI, Ice Prince and Runtown. It was primarily recorded in Igbo and Nigerian Pidgin. On 25 September 2012, he released the Olamide-assisted “Ghost Mode” as the album’s lead single.It won Best Collabo at both the 2012 The Headies Awards and 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.The music video for “Ghost Mode” was released on 7 December 2012. It was shot and directed in Lagos by Clarence Peters. Sputnet Records released the album’s second single “Man of the Year (Obago)” on 23 March 2013. The song won Best Rap Single at the 2012 The Headies Awards. The music video for “Man of the Year (Obago)” was uploaded onto YouTube on 20 August 2013. It was also shot and directed by Clarence Peters in Abakpa Nike, and features a cameo appearance from Illbliss. In September 2013, the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation banned the music video from being broadcast.

Album’s third single “Parcel” was released on 11 October 2013. It was originally titled “Parcel a BIG Nwa“. The music video for “Parcel” was shot by Clarence Peters and released on 19 February 2014. “O Set” was released as the album’s fourth single on 4 March 2014. The song was produced by WizzyPro and features vocals from P-Square.The music video for the song was directed by Jude Engees Okoye. On 22 May 2014, Phyno released the music video for “Alobam“, which was directed by Clarence Peters. Produced by Major Bangz, the song is an Igbo slang for “My Guy“. On 2 September 2014, Phyno released the video for his “Authe Authentic” song with Flavour. On 7 October 2014, he released the Major Bangz-produced “Yayo“. It debuted at number 8 on the Pulse Music Video charts.The Clarence Peters-directed music video for the song premiered on 5 January 2015. Opeoluwani Akintayo of The Daily Times of Nigeria gave the video an overall rating of 8 out stars of 10, commending its use of props.

Phyno’s  and Olamide make Album together , titled 2 Kings, was released on 1 April 2015. Both rappers went on social media to announce plans for the album’s release. In June 2013, Phyno performed for 25 minutes in Owerri as part of the Star Music Trek tour He toured with D’banj, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Vector, Pucado, Seyi Shay, Show Dem Camp, Kay Switch and Sean Tizzle as a supporting act on the 2013 Hennessy Artistry Club Tour.He performed at the 2014 edition of the Star Music Trek tour in Nsukka, Enugu State.

2015, Phyno started a Festival titled Phynofest and picked the Chuba Ikpeazu stadium in Onitsha, Anambra State with an attendance of 12,000 people . The following year Phyno moved the venue of Phynofest to Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium Enugu in essence taking his festival back to the city he started his music career with an attendance of over 30,000 people featuring a star studded line up P-Square, Onyeka Owenu, Olamide, Mr Eazi, Lil Kesh, M.I, Burnaboy, Kcee, Zoro and Patoranking.

2017 Phyno brought Phynofest back and put together the biggest concert in Africa by an Artiste at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium Enugu with an attendance of over 50,000 people . He had a mouth watering line up of star acts D’banj, Yemi Alade, Timaya, Runtown, Zoro, Ycee, Flavour, Lil Kesh, Mayorkun and Duncan Mighty. In March 2019, Phyno announced plans for the release of his third studio album Deal With It. It has been supported by two singles: “Agu” and “The Bag“. The album features guest appearances from Olamide, Falz, Davido, Don Jazzy, Zoro, Runtown and Teni. Source ;wikipedia.



Album; The Playmaker

Abulo Lyrics

Financial Woman (Ft. P-Square)

Best Rapper

E Sure For Me (Olisa Doo)

Pino Pino


Joy Comes in The Morning

So Far So Good (SFSG)

I’m a Fan (Ft. Decarlo & Mr Eazi)

Fada Fada (Ghetto Gospel) (Ft. Olamide)



Album ; Deal with it

Osu Ga Ene

Na Chi

God’s Willing

Get The Info

Ride For You (Ft. Davido)

Speak Life

I Got Your Back




Ka Anyi Na Ayo

Ke Ife O


Blessings (Ft. Don Jazzy & Olamide)


Body Lyrics

The Bag Lyrics

Ojino Lyrics

Uwam Lyrics

Fuwa Sewa Refix

What I See (Ft. Duncan Mighty)

Album; No guts no glory

Chibuzo (Ft. Stormrex)

Alobam Lyrics

O set (Ft. P-Square)

Nme Nme

Man Of The Year (Obago)

Chukwu Na Enye (Ft. Omawumi)

Aju (She Know It)

Parcel (Skit) (Ft. Chi Gurl)


Kush Music

Authe (Authentic) (Ft. Flavour)

Anamachi (Versace) (Ft. Runtown)

Good Die Young

Ojigi Lyrics

Icholia (Ft. Ice Prince & M.I Abaga)

Shey You Know

Ghost Mode (Ft. Olamide)

Holiday (Ft. Runtown)

Multiply (Bonus) (Ft. Flavour, M.I Abaga, Mr. Raw & Timaya)

Paper Chaser (Bonus) (Ft. Illbliss)

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