Cheque Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth
Cheque, often referred to as Superboy Cheque, is one of the new waves of artists who have taken over the mainstream in the Nigerian Music Industry, lately.
Just like guys before him, he recently just put out his debut project, “Razor,” a solo 5-track EP that is currently trending.
Cheque is signed to Penthauze Music, a record label owned by popular Igbo hip-hop artist, Phyno and he’s been on songs with Olamide and Phyno. The word on the street is that Cheque, Fireboy, and Blaqbonez have been friends long time before fame.
23 March 1995
Early Life and Education
Akanbi Bamidele Brett Born on the 23rd of March, 1995, Cheque is from Ondo State. He studied Chemical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State and graduated in 2017 before he moved to Lagos to focus on his music career.
He started music in 2015, while he was still a student at OAU. According to him, before he decided to go into music, he’d on several occasions go to places where artists freestyle and watch them, intrigued by the art.
On how he got his stage name, he has said;
One day, I was anxious to see what it felt like to hold a mic and when I did, all that could come out of my mouth was cheque. I said this 15 times, people started laughing, and that’s how the name got stuck to me. Anytime I went back, they would say ‘that’s the Cheque guy coming’.
After graduating with a Bachelors’s degree in Engineering, in 2017, he moved to Lagos and started doing freestyles. Not long after, he participated in Reminisce’s Murk Reminisce challenge that year and to his surprise, got a DM from Phyno.
In January 2019, Phyno made the signing of Cheque to Penthauze Music official and he was on the collective track “Nyem Space,” which also had Rhatti and Nuno, who Phyno also just signed at the time.
And then in March 2020, Bamidele made an appearance on Olamide‘s album, 999, on a track called “Warlords.” At the time, a lot of people didn’t know who he was, but his performance was commendable still.
Cheque’s net worth is about $200,000. There are a lot of possibilities for him, he has set a record with his Zoom music track.