Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel, popularly known as Dammy Krane, was born on December 10, 1992. He is a Nigerian singer, composer, and performer who rose to fame with his hit single “My Dear” in 2012. He has received several nominations and awards, including the Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2012.
Dammy Krane Biography
Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel
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December 10, 1992
Oluwakemi Oshodi (Mother)
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Early Life and Education
Dammy Krane was born on December 10, 1992, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is from the Yoruba ethnic group in South-West Nigeria. His mother, Oluwakemi Oshodi, was the daughter of a manager in the Fuji music industry, which influenced Dammy Krane’s musical career from an early age. He started singing in the church choir at the age of six and later joined the children’s choir. He attended Providence Heights Secondary School, where he was popular for being an amazing dancer and performer.
After graduating from secondary school, Dammy Krane focused on his music and worked hard at his craft. He recorded songs on his own and performed at various university shows, where he showcased his ability to merge different genres of music. He was inspired by artists like Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade, 2face Idibia, D’Banj and Sauce Kid.
Dammy Krane met 2face Idibia at a birthday party, where he impressed him with his performance. 2face Idibia decided to sign him to his record label, Hypertek Digital and 960 Music Group, in January 2012. Dammy Krane released his debut single “My Dear” in 2012, which became a huge success and earned him a Next Rated nomination at The Headies 2012.
He also won the Rookie of the Year award at the same event. He has since released several other singles and albums, such as “Amin”, “Lobatan”, “Enterkraner”, “The Enterkraner Vol. 2”, “Leader of the Street” and “4 D Gals”. He has collaborated with other artists like Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, DJ Spinall and Peruzzi. He has performed at various concerts and events across Nigeria and abroad.
Dammy Krane is not married but has been linked with several women in the past. He was rumored to be dating Nollywood actress Chidinma Ekile in 2014, but they denied the relationship. He was also said to be dating Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari in 2015, but they also denied it. Dammy Krane has not revealed his current relationship status or girlfriend.
Some of Dammy Krane’s albums and singles are:
- 2020 4 D Gals
- 2018 Leader of the Street
- 2015 The Enterkraner Vol. 2
- 2014 Lobatan
- 2014 Enterkraner
- 2014 Amin
- 2012 My Dear
Dammy Krane has been involved in some controversies in his career. In June 2017, he was arrested in Miami, USA for allegedly committing grand theft, credit card fraud, and identity fraud. He was accused of using a stolen credit card to book a private jet from TapJets company while on vacation. He was released on bail after pleading not guilty and demanding a trial by jury. Dammy Krane blamed his promoter for booking the flight tickets with the stolen card. In August 2017, the court dismissed all charges against him. In September 2023, he had a feud with Davido on Twitter over an undisclosed debt. He called out Davido for owing him money and asked him to pay up.
Dammy Krane’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 as of the moment of writing this content. He makes his money from his music sales, shows, endorsements, and other sources.
Social Media Handles
Dammy Krane is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. His official handles are:
- Twitter: @dammy_krane
- Instagram: @dammykrane_worldstar
- Facebook: Dammy Krane