Skiibi was reported to have died in the early hours of Friday, August 14, 2015 in his home. But According to 5 Star Music’s leading act KCee, Skiibii who released a brand new song two days ago is not dead. KCee revealed this on his Instagram account a few minutes ago. “Been on transit from Oslo, Norway to Sweden this is to confirm @Skiibii is not dead he is responding to treatment. Official statement dropping sooHere are quick facts you need to know about the Five star entertainer.
*Skiibii Mayana, aka Swaggerlee of Africa was born Abbey Elias.
*The name Skiibii originated in his early years, when a fond uncle nicknamed the lad Skiibi which translates to Smart Kid
and the word Manyana means Future
*He is a Surulere boy
He started music in secondary school, where he was a rapper.
“Music has always been in me. Music is my life. I started music when I was in JSS 1, I started with rap with my friends.” Skiibii said.
*His Official Music career however started in 2008
*His father was actively against his song delving into music, or getting involved in any music related activity. But he trudged on, and convinced him.
*His personalized sound is termed ‘Good Music’, which is a fusion of dominant genres including pop, Reggae, and R&B.
*Akon is his music role model.
*Skiibii was signed to Five Star Music on December 24, 2014, with a lavish signing event which had the hitherto unknown act receive a brand new 2014 Hyundai SUV.
*Prior to the announcement last year, he has actively been involved with Kcee. He was also mildly involved during Kcee’s singing days with Presh.
*His first official single was released in January 2015.
*the video has amassed over 63,000 views.
*Skiibii also was featured in a single by producer Chimbalin, titled ‘Kilimanjaro’
*Two days to his alleged death, Skiibii released his lastest song. A pacy dance tune titled ‘Sampu’.
*According to him, he has “I have about 79 tracks recorded”