Paul and Peter Okoye, better known as P Square, have a lifestyle the stuff of dreams. The twin brothers are unlikely to look back and regret their decision to abandon football for music. At home and abroad, P Square is a hit. In 2010, the group won the Best African Act award at the KORA All African Music Awards held in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso.
No doubt, P Square is the most successful African act, and this is evident with the massive success of their numerous concerts in the continent. Over the years, the three time MTV award winning group has made an enviable impact in Africa, doing sold out concerts. And till date, the demand is still waxing stronger.
P-Square biography records show that Peter and Paul Okoye are identical twins, who have performed and released several records under the Square records label. Psquare remains the best R&B duo group in Nigerian and in 2011; they were signed unto the Konvict muzik label which is owned by Senegalese born-American singer- Akon. In 2012, P-square signed a record distribution deal with the South African label- Universal music. P-square date of birth records shows that the identical twins were born on 18th November, 1981, which means they are 30 years old.
History Of P-Square (Peter & Paul Okoye)
According to the history of P-square, the parents of Paul and Peter Okoye relocated to Jos, Plateau state, Northern Nigeria where Paul and Peter were enrolled in St Lumumba secondary school- a local catholic school and the twins joined the school’s music and drama group where their passion for music and dancing were developed. Smooth criminals were the first group to be formed by the group in1997 and they performed at different shows within the city of Jos while they were in the high school.
Peter Okoye biography records show that the twin brother of Paul was born in Anambra state, eastern Nigeria, he seems to be a better singer while Paul is a better dancer. Peter Okoye date of birth record shows that the prolific singer is 30 years old. Paul Okoye biography records show that the half-brother of Peter was also born in Anambra state, Nigeria and he seems to be a better dancer than his half-brother Peter. Paul Okoye date of birth records shows that he was born on November 18th, 1981. Biography Of P-Square
P-Square latest music and career history
P-square latest music is the remix of Beautiful Oyinye, a song they recorded with the hottest American rap star- Rick Ross, the video was shot in Los Angeles and it is presently at the top 10 of several billboards in Nigeria, UK and Africa. P-square’s talent was first discovered by Nigerians in 2001 when the group won the prestigious “Grab tha mic” show which was a talent hunt show sponsored by “Benson and Hedges” , in the same year, the group secured their first major record deal and released their first album titles “Last Nite”. The P squared first album was a success. In 2005, the group released its second album titled “Get squared” under its own record label – Square records.
P-square videos always win awards, the reason for this is that such videos are always filled with new dance moves and the qualities are always excellent. P-square released its bestselling album of all time in 2007, the album was titled “Game over” and it sold around 8 million copies worldwide. The group released another album in 2009 titled “Danger”. P-square has won numerous awards, including BET awards in 2011, and MTV best act in 2010.
A lot of fans of P-square have been asking the question Is Psquare married? According to recent gists and confirmed reports, Peter is not married to Lola Omotayo, his girlfriend who works in one of the top oil firms in Nigeria.
in August 2012, P Square released a single titled “Alingo”, it became a smashing hit that took the whole of Africa by storm. The video shot and codirected by their elder brother Jude “Engees” Okoye and Clarence Peters of Capital hill Production was rated as the best video that year. Their latest smash hit again “Personally” released mid June 2013. The video is a tribute to late Michael Jackson who inspired their musical career till date. The video and song was such a hit that it got the attention of Jermaine Jackson, late Michael Jackson’s brother who commended the stars for doing such a tremendous job and hoped to meet with them.
- Hip Hop World Awards 2006 – Best R&B Album (Get Squared)
- Hip Hop World Awards 2006 – Best Music Video (Get Squared)
- Hip Hop World Awards 2006 – Album Of The Year (Get Squared)
- Hip Hop World Awards 2006 – Song Of The Year (Bizzy Body)
- City Mag 9th Awards Show (2006) – Best Hip Hop Group
- Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) 2006 – Album of the year (Get Squared)
- Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) 2006 – Music Video of the year (Get Squared)
- 2007 Channel O Music Video Awards - Best Duo Or Group
- 2008 Channel O Music Video Awards - Best Duo Or Group
- 2008 Channel O Music Video Awards - Video Of The Year (“Do Me”)
- 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards- Best Group
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 - Best Group
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 - Best Group
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2010
- KORA Awards 2010 - Artiste of the Year
- BET Awards 2010 - Best International Act
- KORA Awards 2003 - Most Promising African Group (Nominated)
- MOBO Awards 2006 – Best African Act
- MOBO Awards 2008 – Best African Act
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 – Best Live Performer
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 – Best Video
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 – Artist of the Year
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 – Best R&B
- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 - Best Performer