Innocent ujah Idibia popularly known as 2face or 2baba was born in 18th September, 1975 to civil servants parent. He is from Benue State, Nigeria. Innocent idibia started his music career at a very young age, alongside blackface and facealone. Together they formed a group called plantashaun boys. The trio were one of the popular groups back in the 90s. 2face idibia was a lead singer of the group. His charisma, looks and talent stood him out.
Few years later the trio separated and decided to pursued solo career. Their separation caused major headlines and controversies in Nigeria then. Despite, the controversies 2face Innocent Idibia keyed into the much publicise controversies and released one of his best hits- African queen and mfina ibanga, Under kennis music record owned and managed by keke Ogungbe and id one Ogungbe.
2face Idibia’s debut album face to face is till date his highest selling album with no social media promotion and digital download. Tubaba’s classic song African queen won him numerous awards and gave him international recognition. The song has been featured in many films both locally and international. One of them is the movie phat girl. Which starred comedienne Monique.
Aside being a talented singer 2face idibia is also an activist, advocate for peace, good governance and women development. He once intended a peaceful protest in April, 2017 against the Federal Government in demand for accountability and justice. He has been a voice for many socio-economic campaigns and supporter of good course.
He has made appearances in home videos, campaign, hit shows such as the voice Nigeria and more. He is a living legend in Africa
2face idibia has released many albums and collaboration with other talented artists. He has a record label called hypertek music. With music star such as Dammy kraine, rocksteady and w4.
Innocent ujah is married to a business woman and actress Annie Macaulay idibia. He blessed with beautiful children. Some are already following in his footsteps.
His Album ascension makes billboard highest selling Album Chart worldwide. He has featured international stars like R Kelly, Tpain, Wyclef Jean, Chakademeus, Pliers, Beanie Man, Reggie rockstone, Bridgette Kelly and more.
2face idibia has won and nominated for awards such as mobo award, MTV awards, BET, headie awards, and more. In fact Grammy Award is in view. He’s a living legend who has done so much for himself, Nigeria and Africa at large.
Some 2face idibia’s famous quotes and slangs
- Food no de dey belle spoil
- Don’t push me. I am close to it. I am trying not to lose myself
- Be civilized, you don’t have to be educated
- Yes oh nothing dey happened
- Them only want to see me frown, them only want to see me hanging all the hypocrite and Pharisees but Jah jah love is so amazing
- To greatly achieve you must be capable
- Them dey create excuse, them use excuses dey buy chance
- If nobody talk about you then you are nobody weither true or na lie
- Nobody holy pass
- If I tell you sey e easy na setup
- Life is simple but we make it complicated