Fans know him as Praiz, but his real name is Praise Ugbede Adejo. He is also a soul and R n B artiste who hails from Kogi state in Nigeria. Praiz was born on 8th of March,1984.
He came from the family of four children and was the second child among them all. Though all of his other siblings were born in Lagos, their family had to relocate to Kaduna state because of the missionary function of their father in Kaduna state.
Praiz has a National Diploma in Computer Science from Kaduna Polytechnic. It might interest you to know that Praiz career started as he participated in the first edition of Project Fame West Africa, which was a music competition show hosted by MTN West Africa.
His decent performance and love from his fans put him second runner-up behind the famous Iyanya who later emerged winner of the grand prize. Despite not winning the grand prize, Praiz still believed in himself and still got what he deserved as his fan based increased and the road to stardom opened for him. Interestingly, his creative job in music has made him do songs with artistes like Awilo Longomba, Seyi Shay, M.I, Cobhams ,Wizkid etc.
On 22nd July, 2012, he released his single tagged “Rich and Famous” which got many fans impressed with him, thus getting him many nominations in different categories of music awards.
Amongst his hit songs are;Mercy , Sisi, Oshe, Rich and Famous, “For you”-featuring (Seyi Shay ) etc.
It is noteworthy to know that Praiz is currently one the MTN ambassador and is also involved in charitable works in doing community service.