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Naeto C

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Birth name  Naetochukwu Chikwe
Name  Naeto C
Also known as  The 'P', Super C
Role  Rapper

Origin  Imo State, Nigeria
Parents  Kema Chikwe
Years active  2006–present
Spouse  Nicole Chikwe (m. 2012)
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Born  17 December 1982 (1982-12-17)
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter, Rapper
Labels  Storm 360, Cerious Music
Albums  Super C Season, U Know My "P"
Education  Atlantic Hall, University of Dundee, George Washington University
Genres  Hip hop music, African hip hop
Similar People  Kema Chikwe, D'banj, Ice Prince, MI, Wande Coal

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Naetochukwu Chikwe, stage name Naeto C, is a Nigerian rapper, Afrobeat artist and record producer. He was born in Houston, Texas and is of Nigerian origin.


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University education

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After finishing his secondary education in Lagos, he moved to the United States for higher education both in SUNY Old Westbury and a year later, George Washington University. It was at this time that he met Uzikwendu and Ikechukwu, who was then an aspiring hip-hop artist out of Washington Heights, New York. The trio went on to form the World Famous Akademy, a brotherhood of musicians. They planned to grow into an independent record label but could not get their hands on the proper funds. Naeto C graduated in 2004 from the George Washington University with a BSc. in Biology, intending to go study further and become a medical doctor. After some deep self-searching he changed his mind and decided to pursue his dream and develop his talent as a musician.

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In 2010 Naeto pursued a MSc in Energy Studies at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

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It was reported in the Summer of 2013 by his mother that he was attending the University of Oxford in England studying "a course in Energy Economics" however there was no further elaboration on this course.

Music career

Storm Records, (a record company based in Lagos, Nigeria) had been trying to sign the World Famous Akademy for some time, and since Naeto had decided to pursue his career as a musician he agreed along with the rest of the WFA. But they did not return to Nigeria until early 2006, when Ikechukwu released his debut album, Son Of the Soil. That album laid the grounds for Naeto C and the WFA. Working as an in-house producer with his newly discovered production team “ET-Quake” (consisting of TY Mix and VC Perez), Naeto was able to display his production skills working with Storm artists like Sasha, Dare Art-Alade, GT the Guitarman, Disconnect, Saro-Wiwa and Nkiru. Within a year of working with the aforementioned artists, Naeto had successfully recorded over 60 songs including his most recent album material (a bulk of which he co-produced with ET-Quake).

A notable production achievement is the "I Believe" song Naeto wrote and co-produced with VC Perez (member of ET-Quake), which features himself, an up-and-coming R&B/Gospel artist, Sheun and Hugh Masekela from South Africa. Within the same year Naeto garnered a lot of experience performing, from Ikechukwu’s album launch to Chanel O awards to the I Believe Tour to Always promo tour with Sasha and many more gigs, in preparation for the phenomenal MTN Homecoming Concert, headlined by a popular friend, Nigerian pop sensation, D’banj. "Naeto C" has recorded over 50 songs for his debut with production that transcends today’s hip hop sound MO HIT RECORD, May 2008 From the Fela inspired “Lagos City Hustla” the most articulate reflection of Hip-Hop/Afro-beat till date to the down-south-melody-stricken first single “Sitting on Top”, Naeto C has broken all boundaries and surpassed more limits than any up and coming artist, lyrically and production wise according to MO HIT RECORD. His debut album You Know My "P" was released in May 2008.


  • 2008: U Know My "P"
  • 2011: Super C Season
  • 2015: Day 1
  • 2015: Festival
  • Won

  • MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 - Best New Musician
  • 2009 Channel O Music Video Awards - Video Of The Year
  • MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 - Best New Artist
  • Nominated

  • 2012 The Headies - Artiste of the Year
  • 2012 The Headies - Album of the Year (Super C Season)
  • References

    Naeto C Wikipedia