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Sean Tizzle
Birth name Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele
Born December 15, 1989 (age 28)
IkejaLagos State, Nigeria
Origin IlajeOndo State, Nigeria
Genres African popular music
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, performer
Years active 2013–present
Labels Tizzle Nation
Associated acts Rico White, Sound Sultan
Website www.seantizzleofficial.com

Morihanfen Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele (born 15 December 1989), popularly known as Sean Tizzle, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was formally signed to Sound Sultan‘s record label Naija Ninjas.[1] He currently has a record deal with Difference Entertainment.[2] He started working with D’Tunes, a record producer known for producing Iyanya‘s critically acclaimed song “Kukere“.[3]

Early life and music career

Early life

Sean Tizzle was born in 1989 into a family of five. He has three older siblings and one younger sibling. Although he was born in Ikeja, his family relocated to Ikorodu where he grew up. He is from a Christian home and attended the Command Secondary School, Ibadan, a boarding house. He later studied Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan. He grew up in two major cities, (Lagos and Ibadan) in Nigeria. He started with a group called 3-Way Band. Initially he was a rap artiste but he changed after his discovering how good his voice was for singing and the inspiration. According to him he said he hustled his way out like every other upcoming artiste would before he got into the limelight. He once slept in a gate-man’s house just to achieve some thing in his music career. He met his present boss D’Tunes in a studio in Ikorodu Lagos as a friend who is the owner of the Record Label he is currently signed to; Difference Entertainment in which brought him to stardom.[4]

Breakthrough single

Sean Tizzle’s debut single “Sho Lee” was released on February 22, 2013.[5] The music video for “Sho Lee” was shot in lagos and directed by UNLIMITED L.A. under Difference Entertainment.[6]

Endorsements

  • Signed a multi-million endorsement deal with telecommunications company MTN in 2014.[7]
  • Barcadi Breezer Ambassador in 2014.[8]

Management deal

  • 715 Media Leakers

Educational background

Sean Tizzle attended Community Grammar School, Majidun, IkoroduLagos and also began a diploma in theater arts at the University of Ibadan.[9]

Notable performances

He has performed in several popular events, including:

Discography

Singles[edit]

Arawa ni

Albums

Film and television

Film
Year Title Role Notes Ref
2014 Dazzling Mirage Supporting role [43]
2015 Astray Supporting role [44]

Awards and nominations

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2013 The Headies Next Rated Won
Producer of the Year (D’Tunes) Won
African Social Awards International Act Of The Year Won
2014 Caribbean African American Nations Award Best New Musician Of The Year Won
Nigeria Media Award Next Rated Artiste Won
Nigerian Music Video Award Best New Music Video (Sho Lee) Won

See also

References

  1. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle formally signed to Naija Ninjas”. Nigeria Films. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
  2. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Signed To Difference Entertainment”. 36 Ng. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  3. Jump up^ “Its Dtunes Again OOO! Dtunes Presents “Sean Tizzle” With Sho Lee & Boogie Down”. 360 nobs. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  4. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Biography”. TMTN. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  5. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Sho Lee”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  6. Jump up^ “VIDEO:Sean Tizzle – Sho Lee”. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
  7. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Pockets N17Million Endorsement Deal”. Bella Naija. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  8. Jump up^ “Bacardi Breezer launches in Lagos with New Ambassadors Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade & Sean Tizzle”. Bella Naija. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
  9. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle schools attended”. Septin911. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  10. Jump up^ “Pictures Of Phyno, MC Galaxy, Terry G, other celebs in Etisalat Cliqfest UNILAG”. Dynamix Magazine Blog. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  11. Jump up^ “Kcee Sean Tizzle Lure Abuja Girls To Ay Live On Father Day”. Afroflix. Retrieved 5 June2013.
  12. Jump up^ “D’banj,Iyanya,Sean Tizzle,Orezi,Phyno at LIVE LUMIA PARTY”. Wapmon. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  13. Jump up^ “SEAN TIZZLE, OLAMIDE MISSING AT HENNESSY ARTISTRY FINALE”Hip Hop World Magazine. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  14. Jump up^ “2Face, Tiwa Savage, MI, Davido, Wizkid, Olamide, Sean Tizzle & More Pen Down for Star Music Trek 2014 at Sign On Event”. Bella Naija. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  15. Jump up^ “Sterling Bank Organises Get Ready for Work Concert”. This Day Live. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  16. Jump up^ “VIDEO: Flavour, Olamide, Sean Tizzle, Awilo | Cokobar Music Festival 2013”. Notjustok. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
  17. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Wins International “International Act Of The Year” At The African Social Awards Malaysia”. Onobello. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  18. Jump up^ “VIDEO: Wizkid, Skales, Sean Tizzle, Orezi & Femi Kuti Perform @ FELABRATION 2013”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  19. Jump up^ “D’Banj, Tuface, Burna Boy, others thrill at Lagos Countdown 2013”. City Voice. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  20. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle set to release album in the UK”. City Voice. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  21. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Live in New York”. Sound City. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  22. Jump up^ “EXCLUSIVE: @IamSeanTizzle Shoots Official #JaLoLo Music Video While On Tour In The U.S”. Rarolae. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  23. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Kilogbe”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
  24. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Kilogbe (Remix) ft. Olamide & Reminisce”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 17 April2014.
  25. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Komole”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
  26. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Mama Eh + International Badman”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 5 July 2013.
  27. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Boogie Down”. 360 nobs. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  28. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle Sho Lee Down”. 360 nobs. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  29. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – International Badman”. Tooxclusive. Retrieved 5 July 2013.
  30. Jump up^ “New Music Sean Tizzle – ‘Abeg'”Pulse Nigeria. Ayomide O. Tayo. Retrieved 3 June2015.
  31. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Abeg”Notjustok. Don Boye. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  32. Jump up^ “PREMIERE: Sean Tizzle – Abeg”Too Xclusive. Tyler. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  33. Jump up^ “MUSIC: Sean Tizzle – Abeg (mp3)”Enuf Rhythm. Bamidele. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  34. Jump up^ “New Music JDC – ‘Kpata Kpata’ ft Sean Tizzle”Pulse,ng. Joey Akan. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  35. Jump up^ “VIDEO: Sean Tizzle – Perfect Gentleman”. NotJustOk. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  36. Jump up^ “VIDEO: Sean Tizzle – Loke Loke ft. 9ice”. TooXclisive. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  37. Jump up^ “VIDEO: Sean Tizzle – Igi Orombo ft. Tiwa Savage”. TooXclusive. Retrieved 17 December2014.
  38. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Abiamo (prod. D’Tunes)”. NotJustOk. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  39. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – “Eruku Sa’ Ye Po””. TooXclusive. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  40. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – “Jalolo” (Prod. Blaq Jerzee)”. TooXclusive. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
  41. Jump up^ “Sean Tizzle – Like To Party (Prod. by Black Jersey)”. TooXclusive. Retrieved 16 May2016.
  42. Jump up^ “[Video] Sean Tizzle Ft. Tory Lanez – Hit & Run (Snippet)”. Naijaloaded. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  43. Jump up^ “Kunle Afolayan stars in Tunde Kelani’s New Movie (Dazzling Mirage)”. Gistus. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  44. Jump up^ “Watch Sean Tizzle , Iyabo Ojo, Odunlade Adekola, Muyiwa Ademola in trailer)”. Gistus. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
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