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Innocent Ujah Idibia Listen MON[1] (born 18 September 1975), known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.[2][3][4][5] Noted for his vocal range, lyrical depth, and longevity,[6] he is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest musicians of all-time.[7] He is most influential for the rise in popularity of Nigerian pop music in the 2000s, and his solo debut album Face2Face (with the smash hit “African Queen”) ushered in a new wave of awareness and reverence for Nigerian music amongst Africans on the continent and in diaspora.[8] Prior to July 2014, he went by the stage name 2face Idibia.[9][10][11][12] 2Baba is the first winner of MTV EMA Best African Act category in 2005, and is one of the most awarded Nigerian musicians in history.[13]

In 2019, 2Baba, in collaboration with other well known artistes like Cohbams Asuquo and Timi Dakolo, released a song for awareness of the rights of children.[14][15]

He was part of a boys group called Plantashun Boiz, under God Father Production.