Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk (born 31 October 1986), better known by his stage name Iyanya, is a Nigerian recording artist and performer. He rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa, and is best known for his hit single “Kukere”. He co-founded the record label Made Men Music Group with Ubi Franklin in 2011. He released his debut studio album, My Story, in 2011. It was supported by the singles “No Time” and “Love Truly”. Desire, his second studio album, contained the singles “Kukere”, “Ur Waist”, “Flavour”, “Sexy Mama”, and “Jombolo”.
He won the Artist of the Year award at The Headies 2013. In October 2016, Iyanya announced via Instagram that he signed a record deal with Mavin Records after signing a management deal with Temple Management Company months before. He first announced his intentions to leave Made Man Music Group in July 2016.
He is a Business Management Graduate from the University of Calabar. After graduating from the University of Calabar. He was motivated to pursue music professionally after watching the celebrity lifestyle of 2 Face Idibia and Olu Maintain. He cited British singer Craig David and American hip-hop artist R. Kelly as his key musical influences. He started as a rapper, going by the name “Lofty”.
Iyanya is not only relevant in the music industry, he’s also relevant in the fashion industry. He’s among the celebrity with good fashion dress sense. He has what it takes to be regarded as a fashionable person and he’s known to be stylish to the core. His confidence coupled with his amazing style makes him a stand out in the fashion industry and thus has brought him to the doorstep of stylewithjibs as our CSOTW.
Why is Iyanya our CSOTW?
Iyanya is popularly Known as the ladies’ man himself with a killer body. He knows how to emanate charm and class with his charisma. The Kukere master can be regarded as one of the hot and sophisticated artists in the Nigeria Music industry. He definitely has the looks and the body and is not shy to flaunt his ripped abs and built body.
Iyanya is vibrant coupled with his appealing nature, he knows how to grace the red carpet with boldness and elegance. He can shuffle between casual and formal wears and he never goes wrong with his choice of outfit. mostly step out in style and alluring outfit, he’s indeed a beauty to behold in the fashion industry.
The award-winning singer is a celebrity who never goes wrong with his fashion and color choices! He’s always daring in his looks which earns him the attention he demands. He understands the concept of color combination which is vital to a fashionable person.
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Iyanya fancy anything that can be worn on the head. Either it’s a cap, hat, beret or bandana he never falls short of that and that really complement his outfit so well. He sure knows what suit his style sense.