The extremely popular 19-year-old Nigerian rapper Skales of Empire Mates Entertainment, whose birth name is Raoul John Njen is a lyricist and entertainer. He was born and brought up in Kaduna. His exceptional rap style and appeal on stage has charmed numerous groups of onlookers around Nigeria. His interest in music began while visiting his mom’s cassette store.
The voyage for his started path in 2000, when he began composing his own tunes and sharpening his rap abilities in Kaduna, where he grew up. Somewhere around 2007 and 2008, this daring young fellow went to Jos as frequently as he could to work with some of Nigeria’s finest makers – Jeremiah Gyang and Jesse Jagz.
He became the winner of the Zain Tru Search competition in 2008. In 2009, His first single, “Must Shine” came which was a delight for the masses and it was additionally the ‘Hit Song of the Week’ on Rhythm FM in Jos and Abuja.
In 2009, after meeting Banky W, he marked a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment. Moreover, at the same time he released the singles “Mukulu” and “Keresimesi”.
In 2012, Skales was one of the primary follows up on E.M.E’s presentation aggregation collection, Empire Mates State of Mind.
He performed at the 2013 release of Felabration, a yearly show committed to the late Fela Kuti on 17 October 2013. In 2013, he released the smash hit “Ko Mo Le.”
He released “Shake Body” as the first single from his up and coming collection he built up his own particular record name, OHK music on May in the same year.
The name is home to maker Drey Beatz and has affiliations with other music staff inside Nigeria. Skales has recorded more than 200 tunes and worked together with various artists, such as Wizkid and Davido. His debut collection, Man of the Year, is booked to be released in 2015.
Skales is a nigerian rapper featured on the afrobeat station of zimvibes.