Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo (popularly known as D’banj) was born on June 9, 1980, in Zaria, Nigeria. The multi-award winning singer-songwriter and businessman took the music industry by storm over 20 years ago and has become an unstoppable force since then. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 and BET Awards of 2011 for Best International Act: Africa.
But who was Dapo before he became D’banj? Well, here are some throwback pictures that will make you laugh and be amazed at how the lanky kid from Zaria could grow to become the sex symbol of the Nigerian music industry.