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1Da Banton was born and raised in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He was pursuing a degree in civil engineering before he decided to drop out and begin his music career. He relocated to Lagos in 2014 after signing a deal with Adasa Cookey’s Squareball Entertainment.

In July 2017, he released his debut extended play (EP) titled The Banton EP.[1] One of the EP’s songs, “Way Up”, was used as the theme song for the third season of Big Brother Naija.[2] He gained Global recognition after the release of “No Wahala”, which was one of the tracks on his album Original Vibe Machine, released in 2021. The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken listed the song among his 2021 Spotify playlist favorite songs of the year.[

In 2022, 1Da Banton released a remix of “No Wahala” which featured Kizz Daniel and Tiwa Savage. He has also collaborated with Jamaican singer Kranium, Ghanaian dancehall musician Stonebwoy, and Nigerian artists Zlatan, Seyi Shay and Blaqbonez.

Original Vibe Machine (2021)
Extended plays

The Banton EP (2017)

“Love Her Daily” (2016)
“Farabale” (2019)
“Whine fi Mi” (featuring Kranium) (2019)
“Foreigner” (2020)
“African Woman” (2020)
“Same Girl” (2020)
“Shenor” (2020)
“No Wahala” (2021)
“No Wahala” (remix) (featuring Kizz Daniel and Tiwa Savage) (2022)
“Summer Love” (2022)