On the second episode of New Rave Of The Moment we have Cheque, also known as Superboy Cheque. The 25year old artiste released a 5-track EP ‘Razor’ which has been well received by music fan and industry critics alike.
WHO IS CHEQUE?
Born Akanbi Bamidele Brett, on 23rd March, 1995. A native of Ondo State. He studied Chemical Engineering at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo. Cheque is presently signed to Penthauze Music, which is owned by Nigerian rapper, Phyno.
COME UP STORY
Cheque started making music in 2014. He had a lot of friends who were artistes at Obafemi Awolowo University. He got intrigued by their show of talent and tried his hands at it. He was close friends with Fireboy DML, Blaqbonez and Zamorra. His first stage name Kyle B was given to him by Zamorra.
In 2015, under the monicker Kyle B he released an EP titled S.O.O.N.
In 2017, he got a record deal alongside Fireboy DML with Cruel Station. It was a one year deal.
In 2018, his instagram freestyle clip caught the eye of Phyno, and he got a DM from the rap star. However, he would only get signed in February 2019.
RELEASING SECOND PROJECT ‘RAZOR EP’
He released his second project ‘Razor EP’ on July 3rd 2020. The project is a blend of Hip hop and Afropop. It has songs like ‘Zoom’, ‘Satisfied’, Odun, ‘Loco’.
OTHER NOTABLE COLLABORATIONS
Cheque has collaborated and been featured bylots of A-list artistes. On his debut EP ‘S.O.O.N’ he featured Chinko Ekun and Zamorra. He got featured by Olamide featured him on ‘Warlords’ off his album ‘999’. He has also featured on song with Phyno like ‘Recognize’, ‘Nyem Space’.