Abbey Elias popularly known as Skiibii is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and performer born on July 5, 1992.
Skibbi’s choice has always paved way for him. His choice of music is a no contender and his choice of switching record label is simply the best.
He was given a warm welcome into the Five Star Music family and that alone changed his perception towards making good music.
Although he had faked his own death to become famous but he has been able to show music lovers that he is a talent to reckon with in the music industry.
He blends so well with trends in the industry and that shows in his single “Sensima”. His hit song “Daz How Star Do” has also been receiving massive airplay, having created a street slang from the lyrics.
Early Life & Background
Skiibbi was born in Lagos and grew up in Surulere part of the state.
He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at the University of Ado Ekiti (Now known as Ekiti State University).
Skiibii started music in secondary school asa rapper before he later switched t his R&B style of music.
He had faced numerous challenges while growing up especially when he had to tell his parents about his choice of career. His father in particular was against his wish to delve into music.
Skiibii Mayana as fondly called continued to believe in his dreams till he started his music career professionally after being signed by Five Star Music on December 24, 2014 which was include with a special package of brand new 2014 Hyundai SUV.
He released his first official single titled “Stay With Me” in January 2015 featuring Kcee. He also featured on the producer, Chimbalin’s single “Kilimanjaro”.
In August 2915, he was said to have pulled a stunt by faking his own death. Of course it didn’t go well with fans but the main thing is that he did got the fame.
He parted ways with Five Star Music record label and had to float his own record “More Grace Music”.
He featured Reekado Banks on his single “London” which also gained massive airplay but that wasn’t enough.
Skiibii actually rose to fame with his hit single “Sensima” which also featured his usual collaborator, Reekado Banks.
Ever since Skibii came to limelight, he has been dropping hits back to back and his star studded joint “Daz How Star Do” featuring Falz and Teni is one we can’t forget.