Ajebo Hustlers is a Nigerian Afrobeat and Highlife duo consisting of Knowledge (Isaiah Precious) who is a rapper and Piego (George Dandeson) who serves as the singer and hook master.
They both grew up in Old GRA, Port Harcourt, River state Nigeria. The two meet in 2010 while working in a restaurant in Port Harcourt, their started making music together after Piego had invited Knowledge to his studio.
Piego put his first piece of work in 2014 right after the two teamed up to formed Ajebo Hustlers in 2014 and subsequently released their first single titled “Bole And Fish” that same year.
Following the success of “Bole And Fish” the duo attracted collaboration with top performing acts like Kayswitch who appeared on their 2015 released single “Buruku“.
Ajebo Hustlers released their first body of work, an Extended Play project tagged “New School Oldies” in 2017, the project had featured appearances from Yung6ix, Soma, Terry Apala, Major Bankz.
On the description of their kind of music, Piego in an interview with entertainment platform, The Net in 2017 described the music as “Katakata Music” which is a fusion of Afrobeat, Highlife and different genres of music.
Songs And Collaborations
Ajebo Hustlers musical career has spanned over 6 years and so far the south-south Afrobeat and Highlife duo boasts quite an impressive catalogue.
They have also collaborated with many Industry leading hitmakers, the likes of Kayswitch, Yung6ix, Terry Apala, Suspekt, Jaywon and DJ Joenel.
The duo has also attracted the attention of one of the most regarded Nigerian Hip-Hop head and YBNL boss, Olamide on their 2020 released single “Barawo“. The single also debuted on Apple Music Naija Hits plalists.https://www.youtube.com/embed/WHy9yLT3w-8?feature=oembed
They notable works so far includes;
- Tanana (feat. King Perryy)
- Appian Way
- Sophisticated Iyawo
- Plenty Things
- Sweet You
- Buruku (feat. Kayswitch)
Awards And Nominations
Ajebo Hustlers has bagged few awards and nomination in recognition of their work so far and it’s safe to say the duo will definitely be adding more to their archive in no distant time.
Below is list of Ajebo Hustlers awards and nomination so far;
Galaxy Music Awards (GMA)
- Song Of The Year – Won
- Artiste Of The Year – Nominated