#VibeMCM: Banky W Isn’t Called ”Mr Capable” For Nothing

Oluwabankole Wellington, known under the stage name Banky W, was born on 27 March 1981 and is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor.

He was born in the United States to Nigerian parents. He schooled in Lagos for his primary and secondary education and returned to further his tertiary education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York on a scholarship.

He started singing in his church choir at a young age and then created his record label “E.M.E” while still in school in 2002 and then subsequently established the label in 2009 in Lagos, Nigeria. His studio album, Back in the Building was released in 2005 and his singles “Ebutte Metta” and “Strong Thing” put him at the forefront of RnB and Pop in Nigeria.

He got married to Adesua Etomi on the 25th of November, 2017.

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