Praise Ugbede Adejo also known as Praiz is a singer, songwriter and music producer who shot into limelight when he featured on the 2008 edition of MTN’s Project Fame.
He is best known for his hit tracks, ‘Rich and Famous’, ‘Mercy’ and ‘Oshey’ featuring African music legend, Awilo Logomba. Praiz, a native of Igala in Kogi State was born in Lagos but later relocated to Kaduna in 1992 after his father was transferred there on a missionary work.
He is the second child out of four children.
He has a National Diploma in Computer Science after graduating from Kaduna Polytechnic. His style of music can be termed as a mix between soul and R&B.
He has also been dubbed by many as Nigeria’s John Legend due to his unique voice that is capable of hitting high notes gracefully. Praiz has been a brand ambassador for GSM network giants MTN, and also had an endorsement deal with Cadbury. He is also involved with some charitable organizations including Safe Motherhood Foundation and Little Big Souls.
Praiz has been nominated for World Best Male Artist, World Best Live Act and World Best Entertainer of the Year at the World Music Awards as well as the Voice of the year award. He has also been nominated numerous times at the Headies Awards. Praiz is currently single. He spots sexy beards that make the ladies drool all over him.
The 5 ft. 11” hunk of a man is often styled by Mai Atafo and sometimes sports jackets by Remmy Buttons
. He loves dark glasses and also has a strong likeness for suits which he fills out rather nicely.
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