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5 Things You Need You Know About Popular Nigerian Rapper, Oyibo Rebel

Oyibo Rebel biography
In this article, we'd be exploring some very amazing facts about Nigerian-American rapper and songwriter, Faris Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel.
Venturing into traditional rap as a Nigerian might not be that a big deal (it is though), but seeing a foreigner is really worth commending about. During an interview section with Pulse.NG, Motolani Alake revealed some amazing facts about him, including how he spoke English the Nigerian way. While Motolani couldn't figure out whether it was intentional or natural, he commended how he managed to speak English with the Nigerian accent and how he also flows very well with the Nigerian pidgin.
Oyibo Rebel's unique blend of afrobeat and Hip-hop make him a very versatile artist. The perfect mix of raw energy and nurtured talent! Oyibo Rebel is about to take Nigeria by storm.

Oyibo Rebel Profile

You might have been hearing the name Oyibo Rebel for a while, and probable searching for his biography and net worth online. These facts are not yet ready online, but we were able to get some very amazing details about him that will make you love him even more.
Join me as we proceed...
• Oyibo Rebel (real name Faris Boulos) was born on the 2nd of January, 1991 in Houston, Texas. So it is good to say that he is also an American citizen.
• He was born to a business-oriented Lebanese-French family but moved to Nigeria at the age of five.  Coincidentally, Faris is a also fourth-generation African - his grandmother was born in Ivory Coast and his mom (a Lebanese) was born in Burkina Faso.
• At the age of 16, Faris left Nigeria for the United States after completing his secondary education to pursue a degree in Liberal Arts. 
• After graduating from the University, Oyibo Rebel moved to London for his Masters to become an actor. As an actor, he got featured in 'Fantastic Beasts II'.
• He cites Fela Anikulapo-Kuti as his role model. According to the 'Oju Mi Bloody' coroner, he would always go to the shrine all the time just to catch the vibe and see Femi Kuti (Fela's son) perform.
What more?
Oyibo Rebel has released two hit songs, 'Rosa' (ft. Skales) and 'Oju Mi Bloody' (ft. Chinko Ekun and Mz Kiss). As at the time of writing this article, 'Rosa' has gotten more than 85,000 views on YouTube while 'Oju Mi Bloody' was in 74,000 views.

You can connect with Oyibo Rebel on:

Instagram @OyiboRebel
Twitter @OyiboRebel

Thanks for reading along. Before you leave, also check out our next post on 10 amazing ways Nigerian musicians make money. It'll help you whether as an upcoming artist looking for ways to earn or an already established artiste seeking to explore other ways of monetising your talents.

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