[Biography] Umu Obiligbo (Age, Career, family, lifetime, etc)

umu Obiligbo biography

Umu Obiligbo Biography Age, Career, family, lifetime, etc

Umu Obiligbo are Nigeria duo singer and Highlife musicians named Chukwuebuka Akunwafor Obiligbo and Ifeanyichukwu Okpuozor Obiligbo. They are known for their highlife songs, performances and their Igbo approach to music.They won “Best African Group award” at the “African Muzik Magazine Awards” (AFRIMMA) 2020.

Umu Obiligbo
Born NkporAnambra State
Origin NtejeAnambra StateNigeria
Genres Highlife
Occupation(s) Recording artist, Performer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2014 – Present
Labels Indie RecordingsGod’s Hand Music

Rabbitfoot Entertainment

Associated acts Flavour
Larry Gaaga
Members Okpuozor Obiligbo Akunwafor Obiligbo

Early life

Umu Obiligbo are natives of Nteje in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. They were born and brought up in Nkpor, a town close to Onitsha where they attended their primary and secondary school.


Umu Obiligbo released their first album “Ife Di Mma” on 11 February 2014, and released another EP “Udo Ga Di” on 30 December of same year.They released another EP titled “Awele” in December 2018 which featured Flavour in the hit track ‘Awele’ with videos shot afterwards.On April 9 2019, the duo released a hit track titled ‘Culture’ featuring Flavour and Phyno.[7][8] On 16 November 2020 they released the album “Signature (Ife Chukwu Kwulu).”They were featured on a track in Basketmouth’s Yabasi soundtrack album and also featured on two tracks for Rattlesnake soundtrack with Larry Gaaga



  • Ife Di Mma (2014)
  • Udo Ga Di (2014)
  • Awele (2018)
  • Signature (Ife Chukwu Kwulu) (2020)


Year Award Category Nominee/Work Result Ref
2020 African Muzik Magazine Awards Best African Group award Umu Obiligbo Won [2]

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