Born Aghayedo Kelvins Eghosa on March 25, 1983 in Benin City, Edo State – Nigeria. Eghe Nimose is a Nigerian musician, singer, rapper, song writer and producer. His style is mainly Congolese rumba, dancehall and reggae.
STYLE AND INFLUENCE
His music style is a mix of Congolese rumba, reggae and dub. Though sometimes, you can feel a blend of Afrobeat, Highlife, R&B and even Soukous. He called this combination “RumbaDub”, hence the alias “RumbaDub Master”. He often sings about love, pains, romance, mysteries and philosophy. Most notable on his songs is his vocal prowess and ranges which are evidence in his music. He plays the acoustic guitars and piano and often produces most of his music.
His music is highly influenced by rappers Shaggy, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Cynthia Morgan (Madrina) and Congolese rumba musicians Koffi Olomide, Fally Ipupa, Sam Mangwana, Ferre Gola and Papa Wemba.
His musical background is linked to his local church (Church of God Mission, Benin – Nigeria) where he started as a choir member, then a bass guitarist, a pianist and much more, a music director. His love for the acoustic guitar started when he first heard and fell in love with the song “eternellement” by Fally Ipupa and Koffi Olomide).
Eghe Nimose is a Nigerian, not Congolese or French. Though, he is always singing in French, English, Bini and Lingala Congolese.
Eghe Nimose is from a humble background. He grew up in the ancient city of Benin with his maternal parents and siblings in Benin City (Edo State, Nigeria), the second child from a family of five (5), his father Mike Oyomoare Aghayedo is a retired Nigerian Naval Officer. His mother is Stella, a Spanish-based business woman. His uncles are four, most notable of them is Vincent Osarenoma Aghayedo.
Before extending his passion into music and entertainment, Kelvins has been engulfed with computing and technology, mainly software development. In 2006, when as a young student in the University, Kelvins Eghosa won the award of the Best Software Developer in Nigeria, awarded by the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and SystemSpecs Ltd, after successfully designing an enterprise software. Today, Eghosa is the founder of EntriFlex Technologies, a software and tech firm in Abuja, Nigeria. They are the developers of enterprise applications such as Profitaa BPM and Hospital Software, HospiCare.
Aghayedo Kelvins Eghosa attended Arinze Primary School, Immaculate Conception College and the University of Benin. He is currently studying for his Masters in Software Engineering (M.Sc) with Nasarawa State University, Keffi (Nigeria) and also an M.Ba (Masters in Business Administration) with UNICAF.
Eghe Nimose is based in Abuja, Nigeria. He is often reserved, calm, private and often enjoy the company of his private recording studio, in his apartment and work from home mostly. He is fashionable and mostly on suits wears.