23 Aug 2017

Biography Of RealSkillz

Ogundairo Oluwaseun, popularly known  as ‘RealSkillz’ is an  award winning Radio On Air Personality(OAP). 

He was born in Akoka but grew up in the city of Alagbado.
He was born to a family of Four Children, he had three lovely sisters. His father is a lecturer while his mother is a teacher.

RealSkillz had his Secondary Education at Alagbado. Thereafter, he  proceeded to the University of Lagos where he obtained a degree.

It is worthy to note that he joined Unilag Radio 103.1fM in his second college year in 2009, 

Despite being born to a mid income earning family, he didnt have a silver hammer to build his dreams, so he did it with his empty hands. In one of his favorite quotes, he says ‘if you dont have a golden sledge hammer to knock your walls down, put your hands together in prayer to God & use your bare fist’.  

An Inspirational Entertainer, his drive and output on radio cannot be disconnected from his early rough years where he learnt the poetic twist of life and the absoluteness of God and how this great force determines the journey of the divinely committed man through life. 

A poet, rapper, Voiceover artiste, MC, Talent manager and aspiring Philanthropist, he is definitely a positive force and a voice of our times. Over the years, he has been tagged as one of the best voices that God has blessed Africa with and has been nominated and won on several occasions different awards as one of the shinning lights of this generation in Media and Entertainment.

Talking about his music, he brings a sound that is uncommonly defined by the radical message in his
conscious rap lyrics and strictly hiphop genre which inspires the heart of the listener. But for RealSkillz, it’s just another form of sharing his testimony & inspiring with his story so far. 

According to him, his musical influences includes the like of Nas, Jay Z, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, MI Abaga, Vector Tha Viper & Common , and he is full of teeming admiration for Gospel artistes such as Lecrae, Json, J Moss, Smokie Norful, Jonathan Mcreynolds, Kwabs, Corey Barksdale & Sean C Johnson. Rap music for him dates as far back as Junior High School and it remains a part of his life which is still evolving. 

RealSkillz is the recipient of  several recognition awards as a ground-breaking young personality. Some notable awards include:

• Nominee, Campus Radio Presenter Of The Year - Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards 2016
• Winner, Radio On Air Personality of the Year – Africa Youth Choice Awards 2014
• Winner, Radio On Air Personality of the Year – Africa Youth Choice Awards 2013
• Nominee, Radio On Air Personality of the Year – Gidi Youth Awards 2012
• Winner, Voice of the Year – Tush Awards 2012
• Certificate of Leadership, ULSSA House of Parliament UNILAG (Speaker of the House)
• SWAT Leadership Academy Medal
• Invaders Honorary Award

RealSkillz has made his mark in the Nigerian Media and entertainment industry as one to pay close attention to. The coming years are anticipated to be bright for him as he continues to show the world the different shades of what he’s got inside of him.

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