Kevin Tita – Cashout
Philemon Chukwuka Okezie other wise known as Kevin Tita is an award
winning Nigerian rising rapper who is currently based in Cyprus. He is
originally from Abia State, Nigeria but was born and raised in Kaduna.
In 2011, Kevin Tita was discovered by UK based Nigeria’s number one female
disk jockey, DJ Babylynn through Facebook and afterwards she became his
manager and he got signed to Babylynn Entertainment. Under his new
management, Kevin Tita released 2 singles in 2012 name, ‘Ahead of My Game’
featuring Tizze and ‘Follow Me Baby’ which both gained massive rotations
on radio stations across Nigeria and in the UK. The same year, he won the
award for Best Male Rapper in Northern Nigeria at the GWE Awards 2014 and
became the first artist to feature on the cover of XtraTime Magazine (a
popular entertainment and lifestyle magazine in Northern Nigeria). The
song ‘Follow Me Baby’ later on started gaining massive airplay in clubs
around Northern/Middle belt Nigeria around October 2012 into last 2013.
In February, 2013, just when his career was getting set to take off on a
nationwide level, Kevin Tita relocated to Cyprus to pursue a degree in
Management Information System at the Eastern Mediterranean University.
Still under his management with DJ Babylynn, Kevin Tita’s next single
titled ‘Looki Looki’ was released in March, 2013 and a subsequent
re-release of his single ‘Ahead Of My Game’ and ‘Follow Me Baby’ followed
next. These three songs helped Kevin Tita gain massive popularity in the
Afrobeats music scene in Cyprus and due to the hype surrounding Kevin Tita
as an artist to watch out for, he took home the award for Most Promising
Artist in the ANAN Awards 2013 ( an annual awards ceremony that recognizes
Nigerian entertainment personalities who are making waves in Cyprus.
In February, 2014 Kevin Tita’s next single titled ‘Grass To Grace’ was
released by Babylynn Entertainment, this song has gone to become his most
successful song to date. The song trended on Twitter in Nigeria, was
featured on over 300 music blogs and websites across the web and has raked
in abover 10,000 downloads to date. ‘Grass To Grace’ went on to win the
award for Song Of The Year at the ASGA Awards 2014. As the song continued
to grow and spread on the internet, Kevin Titwa was interviewd on Naija
101.1 FM in the UK by DJ Babylynn in an interview that ended with numerous
listeners calling in to say how much they loved Kevin’s work as an artist.