Jibola Toriola popularly known as Jhybo RapWoli is an indigenous rapper, singer song writer born in Abeokuta, Ogun State and raised in Lagos Island.
Jhybo started rapping/singing at the age of 10, playing drums in several churches. His professional career kicked off in 2010 when he penned the massive hit single, ‘They Just Dey Run Their Mouth’, featuring Cynthia Morgan. Shortly after Jhybo released a number of singles with his former label. One of the singles released called 9JA, was a conscious rap about the constant issues faced in Nigeria. The hit song resulted in a call from the well respected Sunny Neji, a collabo ensued and the rest was history.
Jhybo is a versatile, gifted & very deep rapper with a great sense of humour, which is often referenced in his work. Jhybo released one album with his former label, called ‘Be Naa Ni’, the contract then ended in 2014. Shortly after leaving his former label Jhybo released a number of singles independently – Money Sure Pass, Rotate and also featured with a number of Nigerian artists.
In October 2014 Jhybo began an independent partnership with Lima Music, ( Living In Movement Always ) a newly formed collective of young, exciting and ambitious street wise professionals, also known as Lima Gang.
Jhybo released his first single with Lima Music in October 2014, called ‘Baba Loke’ featuring Orezi. The video was also released shortly after which received good airplay and support from fans.
In quick succession the next single released was ‘Baba Alaye’ featuring the fast rising Ibadan crooner Q Dot. Within a short space of time the Lima Music brand has established a solid name in the fast paced Nigerian music industry.
The hit singles Lomo and Adura Elijah followed shortly after, gaining massive attention from new & loyal supporters. The feedback & support has been overwhelming and has reinstated Jhybo back into the industry as a respected artist. The excellent visuals for both songs were produced by the fast rising directors Frizze and Brizzle.
Jhybo is now an established artist in the music industry, refreshed and settled after a long touch journey, back in the game Jhybo is ready to showcase his talent to its full potential – Living in Movement Always.