Oludemilade Martin Alejo popularly known by his stage name YCEE or JAGABAN is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter that hails from Lagos state. He was born on January 29th, 1993 (age 23) in Festac Town, Lagos state. He majors in Afropop and Hip Hop music, under the record label,Tiny Entertainment.
Interesting, in his early age he completed his basic education at Dr. Soyemi Memorial Nursery and Primary school. He also had his secondary education at the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Ojo. He is also currently studying Marine Biology at the University of Lagos, though some of his followers argued that he dropped his education for music as he could not give equal attention to music and education.
As a rookie, Ycee started his music career in 2012 as he was signed under Tinny Entertainment but was not consistent in the music hustle, but in 2015, Ycee returned into the limelight recorded his first singles ” Condo’ which also nominated in ” Best Collaboration of the Year” catergory at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
His consistency in music, brought him into the spotlight and got many people’s tongue wagging with hit record songs”Jagaban” ,”Omo Alhaji” and “Jagaban remix, featuring OLAMIDE, which is still making the top party jamz till date. Ycee success was also crowned with an awards as he was nominated and won for “Rookie of the Year” award category at the Headies award 2015.
Till date, Ycee is having busy schedules all across Africa and Europe as his songs and his brand is now an household name.