Innocent Ujah Idibia (conceived in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria), better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, or 2Baba, is a Nigerian artist musician, record maker and business person. He authoritatively ended the utilization of the name Tuface and chose 2baba or Tu-baba as his stage name. He is one of the most embellished and fruitful Afro pop craftsmen in Africa. He is likewise one of the most bankable craftsmen in Africa.2Face has gotten one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-bounce grant), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET grant for his melodic work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO grant, one KORA grant, and various extra designations.
Blameless Idibia was conceived in Jos, Nigeria. He is from the Idoma ethnic gathering in the southern piece of Benue State, in focal Nigeria. He went to Saint Gabriela’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He enlisted at Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he did his fundamental National Diploma course in business organization and the executives. While going to IMT, he performed at school sorted out shows and gatherings, just as other local schools, for example, the University of Nigeria and Enugu State University of Science and Technology. He in the long run dropped out to seek after his music vocation. While going to IMT, 2face Idibia began making and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996.
Additionally in 1996, he received the stage name “2Face” (Tuface). He refered to the explanation as “attempting to separate my own existence with my business life.
IN PLANTASHUN BOIZ
He moved to Lagos and began performing with rapper Blackface Naija. He had met BlackFace while going to IMT. With Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) and with performer Faze (Chibuzor Oji), he proceeded to shape the trio band Plantashun Boiz.
Plantashun Boiz discharged two fruitful collections: Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003)under the Nelson Brown’s possessed Label (Dove Records) before disbanding in 2004. Relations were defaced for a long time during which the band separated and its individuals began their performance vocations. Long after the separation known as the “Fluster versus Tuface” hamburger, the band returned together in 2007 to record a third and last collection entitled Plan B (2007).
After the disbandment of Plantashun Boyz in 2004, all musicians looked for discrete melodic professions. 2face Idibia discharged his introduction solo collection Face 2 Face (2004), which built up him as a practical independent craftsman.
Following the arrival of his presentation collection, he discharged his subsequent collection Grass 2 Grace in 2006, which contained hits “One Love”, “Genuine affection, “4 Instance”. He is the author of Hypertek Entertainment.
Unique advanced artistic creation elegant of Idibia by originator Olufeko A, displayed at a spring up show ENCORE Visual Collaborative VII
In 2006, his melody “African Queen” was utilized in the soundtrack for the film Phat Girlz, which was discharged universally.
He discharged an advancement collection in 2008 called The Unstoppable discharging the single “Enter the Place”. Issues with collection dissemination in 2007 caused as move of the discharge date of the collection from 2008 to mid 2009. In 2010, 2face discharged a “worldwide release” of the equivalent under the title The Unstoppable International Edition making him the principal Nigerian craftsman to have a fittingly estimated universal collection. 2face discharged two additional singles from the global form of his Unstoppable collection. The worldwide version of the collection won two honors at the 2010 SoundCity Music Video Awards. He additionally won the Channel O Music Video Awards Best African Western honor and the MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Male and Artist of the year.
After leaving the music mark Kennis Music, he set up his own record name known as Hypertek Entertainment. He is a piece of the Sony All African One8 Project close by seven different performers across Africa recording a solitary with R. Kelly and Prince Lee titled “Hands Across the World”. He is the first non-Liberian to turn into a privileged individual from the Liberian music culture in acknowledgment for his remarkable commitment to the development of music in Africa. He has been named Red cross envoy society of Nigeria. 2face has a few joint efforts everywhere throughout the globe, allowing his colleagues the chance to win an honors for every two part harmony, for example, road believability by 9ice, plausibility by p-square and parcels more. He is worshiped by his associates and each performer in Nigeria music industry as a good example. 2face and substantial weight American Rapper Jay Z met in NYC 2014.
2face Idibia has additionally been a minister for a lot of brands including Guinness, Nigerian Breweries and so forth. He is likewise the brand minister for National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.
FORTYFIED ALL-STAR TRIBUTE CONCERT
The FORTYfied All-Star Tribute Concert, adapted as #FORTYfied, was an elite player tribute show composed by 2face Idibia to praise his 40th birthday celebration and impact in the music of Nigeria. Facilitated by Basketmouth, the STAR Lager Beer-supported show was hung on 20 September 2015 at the Eko Hotel and Suites Convention Center. The show was gone to by dignitaries and highlighted exhibitions from striking artists including Wizkid, Burna Boy, Timaya, D’banj, Sound Sultan, Patoranking, Vector tha Viper, Wande Coal and Seyi Shay.
PERSONAL LIFE AND MARRIAGE
2Face has encountered close demise occasions, including shots from an equipped theft.
On 2 May 2012, 2Face Idibia and Annie Macaulay wedded in Lagos, Nigeria in a private function. 2face reported his marriage by means of his Twitter page. Annie Macaulay and 2Face had their customary wedding on 8 March 2013 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom State Nigeria. The couple additionally had a white wedding in Dubai, on Saturday 23 March 2013 with Nigerian and Ghanaian superstars all present to see the drawn out couple get married.
His significant other, Annie Idibia, August 17, 2015, declared that she has opened a stunner salon in Atlanta called BeOlive Hair Studio. 2face has 7 youngsters from 4 distinct ladies.
2Face has built up a NGO gotten 2Face Idibia Reach-Out Foundation. whose witticism is “administration to mankind”.
In 2009, 2Face was delegated as envoy by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. He discharged a tune “Man Unkind” to bring issues to light on the hazard of phony and unacceptable nourishment and medication items in Nigeria. In 2009, he was given the esteemed International Youth Ambassador for Peace Summit and the Nigeria Youth Merit Award by the National Youth Council of Nigeria in acknowledgment of his commitments to youth improvement in Nigeria. Tu Face is by and by one of the Judges in The Voice Nigeria, close by different specialists like Timi Dakolo, Patoraking and Waje.
2004: Face 2 Face
2006: Grass 2 Grace
2008: The Unstoppable
2010: The Unstoppable International Edition
2012: Away & Beyond
2014: The Ascension
“See Me So”
“Enter the Place” (featuring Sound Sultan)
“See Me So”
“Enter the Place” (featuring Sound Sultan)
2Baba networth as at the time this biography is written is estimated to be $18million