BEHALF OF 2BABA African singer
A Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist by the stage name 2Baba, Innocent Ujah Idibia is also known by his real name, Innocent Ujah Idibia. On September 18, 1975, he was born. He is regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest musicians of all time and is known for his wide vocal range, complex lyrics, and endurance. A new age of appreciation for Nigerian music among Africans on the continent and in the diaspora began with the release of his solo debut album Face2Face, which featured the mega single “African Queen.” He is primarily to blame for Nigerian pop music’s rise to fame in the 2000s. Before July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia. 2Baba was the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards winner in 2005.
Ujah Idibia, who is innocent, hails from the Jos region of Nigeria. He is an Idoma ethnic member from southern Benue State in central Nigeria. He attended Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. Tuface enrolled in the National Diploma program in Business Administration and Management at the Institute of Management & Technology (IMT), Enugu, where he successfully finished the first phase. While a student at IMT and other regional universities including the University of Nigeria and the Enugu State University of Science & Technology, Idibia gave performances. He finally dropped out of school to concentrate on his music career. While still a student at IMT, 2face Idibia started creating and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996.
He moved there and started performing with Blackface Naija, another musician from Benue, in Lagos. He came across Blackface while attending secondary school. Later, he joined forces with musician Faze and Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) to form the trio band known as Plantashun Boiz (Chibuzor Orji). Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2004) are two successful albums released by Plantashun Boiz on Nelson Brown’s label (Dove Records) prior to the band’s dissolution in 2004. (2003). Before the band broke up and the members started their solo careers, there were years of tense relationships. Years after the split known as the “Faze vs. Tuface” argument, the band came back together in 2007 to record their third and last album, Plan B. (2007).
Annie Idibia, a Nigerian actress, producer, model, and seasoned businesswoman, is the spouse of 2Baba (nee Macauley). 2 In a covert ceremony, Baba and Annie Macaulay exchanged vows on May 2, 2012, in Lagos, Nigeria. In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a civil ceremony was also held on March 23, 2013, and numerous celebrities were in attendance.
The celebrity couple’s daughters Olivia and Isabella Idibia were born.
While courting his future wife, Annie Macaulay-Idibia, who is currently his wife, Baba fathered two children with Sumbo Ajala and three with Pero Adeniyi.
2face has a total of seven children.
2Baba has experienced near-death experiences, including being shot during an armed robbery incident near Oshodi, Lagos.
The mission of the non-profit organization The 2Baba Foundation
2Baba established “service to humanity.” In September 2016, the foundation, formerly known as the 2Face Reachout Foundation and then the 2Face Foundation, adopted the name 2Baba Foundation. The foundation concentrates its efforts on advancing political accountability, peaceful cohabitation, and national prosperity. [Needs citation]
2009 witnessed the appointment of 2Baba as an ambassador by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
He wrote the song “Man Unkind” to raise awareness of the risks of fake and inferior food and drug products in Nigeria.
Idibia was honored by the National Youth Council in 2009 with the prestigious Nigeria Youth Merit Award and International Youth Ambassador for Peace Summit awards.