Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel (born in c. 1992 in Lagos, Nigeria), popularly known as Dammy Krane, is a Nigerian singer, composer and performer. In January 2012, at age 18, he signed a record deal with Hypertek Records (currently Hypertek Digital / 960 Music Group). He is most famous for his single hit “My Dear”.He’s known for his melodic voice, engaging lyrics and his exciting genre of African alternative music. Dammy Krane has received numerous nominations including The Next Rated award at the Headies and won one Award, Rookie of the Year at the Headies 2012.
Oyindamola Johnson was born in Lagos, Nigeria and originates from the Yoruba ethnic group in South-West Nigeria. Dammy Krane was born to an Oluwakemi Osodi (who was a manager in the fuji music industry at the time). Dammy Krane cites this as an early influence in his career. Starting music at age 6, joined the children’s choir and ministered in various churches.
Inspired by artistes like Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade, 2Face, D’Banj and Sauce kid, he started recording songs on his own and performing at various university shows with his ability to merge all genres of music.
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