In his own words..Son Of The Soil! Son of A King!..His name is...Ikechukwu Onunaku born in Manassass Virginia to Nigerian parents. Raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Moved Back to America after High School. Based outta New York. now He's BACK in Nigeria With his second album titled " Life and Times of Killz Vol.1 ".scheduled to release shortly. this is his follow up to his first album "Son of the Soil" and his Debut single "Wind Am Well" ft Dbanj and Don Jazzy is a smash hit!.(currently number one on all radio) Furthermore, his 2nd single Like Yo ft mo hits star Wande Coal is blazing the charts!!!!!!!!
Some of his his nominations include:
Best New Artist in Africa at the 2006 Channel O Spirit of Africa Video Awards.
Revelation of the Year at 2007's Hip Hop World Awards
Best Lyricist on the Roll, and Best Rap Collabo with "Naeto C for You Know my P" at 2008's Hip Hop World Awards
and now most recently Best Afro Pop Act of the Year as well as Best Music Video for Wind Am Well at this year's NEA Awards (2008) June 21st in New York City
Of course, this is no new trend for Killz "My name is Ikechukwu" off the Son of the Soil Album was (No.1 in the East for 21weeks straight and No.1 in Lagos for 3 Weeks and In Abuja for 5 weeks respectively).Other Hits by Ikechukwu include: Escalade (remix)- Dare feat. Ikechukwu and Alaye(No.1 For 8 weeks), Fuji - Dare Feat. Ikechukwu and Dekunle Fuji (No.1 for 10 weeks), Doh Feat. D'banj ( No.1 For 5 Weeks), and Naija Boy(No. 1 for 3 weeks) More hits to come, He's Repping Uptown Harlem, NY and Lagos City(Los Gidi) Heavily