Orezi grew up in Lagos, attended Command Secondary School Lagos and a graduate of Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Lagos in the year 2008.
He began his music career in early 2009. He has worked with several producers, including Kiddominat, Del B and Dokta Frabz. Orezi’s first musical release was “I No Fit Lie”. The music video for the song was shot in South Africa. When the song was released and sent to radio stations across Nigeria, it received great acknowledgement from the public. The song became Radio Continental’s theme song. Subsequently, Orezi headlined a show named after the song. The show was organised by the Continental Broadcasting Services (CBS), owners of Radio and TV Continental.
In 2010, Orezi released two music singles High BP and Jamilaya later the same year. From the 2010 till now Orezi has released different music that are hit, ranked on major music charts for weeks and featured in different hit music with the peak of it being Harry Song’s Reggae Blues along side Iyanya, Kcee and the Man of the year Olamide baddoo.
In 2013, Orezi was signed on to Davido’s Record label HKN. In September 2015, Orezi released his debut album titled “Ghen Ghen”, featuring collaborations with 9ice, Davido, Flavour, Ice Prince, M.I Abaga, Timaya and Wizkid. He released the music video for his hit single “Ogede” later that year.
Some awards bagged include:
Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 Best New Act of the Year – Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards 2014 Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year – Nominated
NMVA (Nigerian Music Video Awards) 2013 – Best Reggae Dancehall Artiste
SSMA. (South South Music Awards) 2014 – Best Reggae Dancehall Artiste
The Headies 2013 Best Reggae Dancehall Song Nominated
AMMA Award (Abuja Meritorious Music Awards) 2013 Best Club Banger
The Prestigious ChannelO Music Video Awards 2013 – Reggae Dancehall – Nominated
UNILAG Awards Best 2013 – New Act