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Zlatan Ibile's Bio

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    Zlatan Ibile

    LABEL: Alleluyah Boyz Ent
    Nigeria
    Full Name: Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael
    D.O.B: 19th of December, 1994

    Biography

    Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (born 19 December, 1994), also known as Zlatan Ibile, who is widely famous for his catchphrase, "Kapachumarumarichipaco", is a Nigerian rapper, songwriter and dancer. In 2014, Temidayo won the Airtel One Mic talent show held in Abeokuta, Ogun state. Towards the end of 2018, Temidayo released a single titled "Zanku" with a new dance routine of the same name. "Zanku" means Zlatan Abeg No Kill Us

    Temidayo was born and raised in Lagos, he hails from Ekiti State. Temidayo is a graduate of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, with a higher national diploma in Business Administration. He launched his musical career shortly after graduating from high school in 2011, At the age of 19, he won Airtel's "One Mic Campus Tour" music competition in Abeokuta, Ogun state. He first came into the Nigerian music scene in 2017 when he released a single titled "My body" where he featured Olamide. The song went viral after a video of Davido dancing to the song surfaced on the internet. That also marked the beginning of his friendship with Davido.

    Temidayo further increased his popularity in 2018 with an appearance on "Able God", a hit song by Chinko Ekun which also featured Lil Kesh. Shortly afterwards, he dropped a new song titled "Zanku" which was accompanied by a crazy new dance routine of the same name. Towards the end of 2018, Temidayo closed the year with another song titled "Osanle" in which he featured Davido. Temidayo started 2019 with the release of "Glory" before appearing on another hit single, "Killin dem" alongside Burna Boy.

    Shortly afterwards, he was featured by Aristocrat-signed act, Ceeza Milli on a new song called "Flenjo". He was also featured on Naira Marley's "Am I a Yahoo Boy" song.

    On 26 July 2019, Zlatan Ibile announced that he signed an endorsement deal with carbonated soft drink manufacturer, Coca-cola.

    Controversy

    In 2017, a video of a 9-years-old boy named Segun surfaced on Instagram. In the video, the young lad reportedly revealed his desires to become an internet fraudster. As events unfolded, it turned out that the boy was just playing around. However, when the video of the young boy came into the possession of Temidayo, he decided to take the joke to another level; so he created an Instagram account for the boy and started promoting him as a comedian. And then realizing how talented the boy was, Temidayo decided to send the boy to a private school and made financial provision for his upkeep. In 2018, things turned sour when It was alleged that Temidayo was using the 9-years-old boy as a tool for extortion. It was also reported that some thugs related to the family of the boy attacked and assaulted Temidayo, which led to the end of his relationship with the boy. He released a song with Harrysong to explain himself to his fans.

    Arrest

    Omoniyi was arrested alongside Naira Marley (Azeez fashola), Rahman Jago and two others in connection with an alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. He was subsequently released by the EFCC.