Obinna Kelvin Anyanwu (born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria), better known by stage name Waconzy, is a singer, songwriter, record producer and philanthropist with family roots in Umuahia, Abia State. He is the founder of Dv8 Media and the Waconzy foundation. He rose to prominence in 2010 with his song "I Celebrate" which appeared on the I Celebrate album. His second album Money Back Guarantee was released in 2013. He is currently signed to Dv8 Media.
Waconzy was born on the 10th of August 1983 in Port Harcourt, father and mother are from Port Harcourt where he basically grew up. Waconzy completed his primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt. In 1998, Waconzy recorded his first song while he was still in high school and Waconzy released his first commercial single in In year 2000, Waconzy gained admission into the prestigious Federal University of Technology Owerri and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor of technology in Project management. After completing his NYSC service in 2006, Waconzy joined the project management institute in America where he was certified a Project Management Professional (PMP) and in 2008, he set up his company Dv8 Media.
In 2008 Waconzy released single "I Celebrate". The song's music video was shot by Clarence Peters of CAPital Dream Pictures in lagos Nigeria. In 2011, Waconzy collaborated with Duncan Mighty for remix of I Celebrate.
Debut album: "I Celebrate"
He released his debut album I Celebrate in 2010. The album's top singles include "i Celebrate", "too much money", "wedding day" and "Chuku Chuku".
Following his debut album, Waconzy released his Money Back Guarantee album in 2013 which featured songs like "Amosu", "Club on fire" and "Sweet like tombo". In 2015, he released the Waconzy greatest Hits compilation album which featured songs like "Na God", "Balling like waconzy (Ekpoh)" and "Ogbono".
Waconzy has made charitable contributions in Nigeria Fed over a thousand destitute and has kicked off the Waconzy versus Malaria zero tolerance campaign which is primarily aimed at fighting the menace of malaria across Africa and also received and Award from WMI Film Festival in Hollywood, California.
Waconzy has collaborated with Banky W. (Jagolova), Faze (Champion), Duncan Mighty (I Celebrate Remix), Naeto C (Hallelujah Remix), Truth Hurts ( Club on fire remix)