|Years active 2012 – present|
Name Dammy Krane
Genres Pop music
|Birth name Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel|
Origin Yoruba Ethnic group, Nigeria
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, Performer.
Albums The Enterkraner, Condom Sir, Uni Girls, Pooner
Record labels 960 Music Group, Hypertek Digital
Associated acts Chidinma, Innocent Ujah Idibia, Wizkid
Similar People Yemi Alade, Skales, Iyanya, Ice Prince, Innocent Ujah Idibia
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Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel, popularly known as Dammy Krane, is a Nigerian singer, composer and performer. In January 2012, at age 20, he signed a record deal with Hypertek Digital and 960 Music Group. He is most famous for his single hit "My Dear". Dammy Krane is known for his melodic voice, engaging lyrics and his exciting genre of African alternative music. Dammy Krane has received several nominations, including the Next Rated nomination. He won Rookie of the Year at the The Headies 2012.
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Dammy krane thrills guests pasuma s my world listening party
Oyindamola Johnson was born in Lagos, Nigeria and originates from the Yoruba ethnic group in South-West Nigeria. Dammy Krane was born to an Oluwakemi Osodi (who was a manager in the fuji music industry at the time). Dammy Krane cites this as an early influence in his career. Starting music at age 6, joined the children’s choir and ministered in various churches. He went to Providence Heights secondary school where he was known for being an amazing dancer and performer. After graduating, Dammy Krane concentrated on his music and worked hard at his craft, eventually establishing himself as an act to watch
Inspired by artistes like Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade, 2face Idibia, D'Banj and Sauce kid, he started recording songs on his own and performing at various university shows with his ability to merge all genres of music.
He credits his signing to Hypertek Records to a chance meeting with 2face Idibia at a birthday party. He says 2face Idibia had seen him perform and made the decision to sign him.
On 2 June 2017, he was arrested in Miami, Florida for booking a tapjets flight with a stolen credit card . He however came out in a series of tweets to deny his arrest and promised to reveal all that happened in a new material after his release.
On Friday 2 June 2017, the Nigerian news circuit was set ablaze with surprising news that Dammy Krane had been arrested in the US for grand theft, credit card fraud and identity fraud.. In the days that followed more details revealed that he had used a stolen credit card to book a private jet from the company Tap Jets while on holiday in Miami. The company had detected the artist's fraud due to discrepancies in the credit card information he had provided.
He was reportedly released from jail in the US jail after meeting his bail conditions, set at $7500. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and demanded a trial by jury. The singer was assigned an attorney and was billed to appear in court on June 23, 2017. His mother blamed his troubles on the show promoter that booked his flight ticket while maintaining the innocence of her son. it was recently said that all charges has been dropped on the case of Dammy Krane and Miami Dade County.