Maleek Shoyebi, better known by his stage name Maleek Berry, is a British-Nigerian music producer and recording artist. He was born on August 11, 1987.
He began working in the industry in 2012 and has since developed into one of the best producers in the nation, working with several Afrobeats musicians to generate successful songs.
He is the composer of the well-known songs Bend It, Sisi Maria, Pon My Mind, Eko Miami, and Kontrol.
Maleek Berry, a 35-year-old celebrity who is connected to Star Boy Entertainment, runs the independent label Berry’s Room.
Maleek Berry was born on August 11, 1987, in a public hospital in London to Nigerian parents Mr. and Mrs. Shoyebi. He obtained British citizenship as a result of his birth in the country.
The parents of Maleek Berry were Muslims who were natives of southwest Nigeria. He was raised in the United Kingdom and occasionally traveled to Nigeria. He would spend his time at his grandparents’ house and conversing with his cousins during such visits.
Maleek Berry was exposed to a diverse musical landscape while growing up in London, which included songs by American performers, British musicians, and African singers. He became interested in the craft right away and decided to pursue music. But first, he made the choice to work in sound production.
He began learning how to make beats by purchasing some music production tools with the help of his parents. He developed his craft over a few years and began producing beats for the city’s up-and-coming singers.
Maleek Berry has a strong desire to work in the Nigerian music business. So, after receiving his degree from the university, he made the decision to return to Nigeria and play a part in the development of the sector.
Maleek Berry met Banky W and the artists signed to the E.M.E (Empire Music Entertainment) label after returning to Nigeria.
Maleek Berry’s talent as a musician impressed Banky W, who connected him with Wizkid so they could produce quality music. He gained notoriety as a result of creating the rhythm for Wizkid’s popular song, Azonto. Maleek Berry gained more producing jobs as a result of the song, which was a club hit and had extensive radio play.
Maleek Berry has had success as a music artist as well. He has released songs including Kontrol, For My People, One Life, Feel Me, New Bounce, Love You, The Matter, Bend It, Been Calling, 4 Me, Pon My Mind, and Sisi Maria, among others.
Carolina, Video, Enter The Centre, For You, The Warrior, My Way, Just Say Go, Faith, Shine, Plan B, All For You, Finito, Baby Hello, Murder, Amin, Nonso, Ati De, African Lady, Kpono, Walahi, and Phantom are just a few of Maleek Berry’s producing credits.
Wizkid, Davido, Banky W, Runtown, BOJ, Wande Coal, Angel, Seyi Shay, Iyanya, Sauce Kid, and D’Prince are just a few of the prominent names in music that Maleek Berry has collaborated with.
Awards and Nominations
In 2014, Maleek Berry was nominated for Music Producer Of The Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
While he received two nominations at the 2017 MOBO Awards: Best Male Act and Best African Act.
Maleek Berry is a popular face on Instagram with over 1.1 million followers. He also has thousands of followers on Twitter.
- Instagram handle – @maleekberry
- Twitter handle – @maleekberry
Maleek Berry travels back and forth from Lagos to the UK.
He owns property in each city. He stays in his Lekki residence while in Lagos.
He has a collection of exotic vehicles. He is among the most prosperous producers in the nation.
Maleek Berry is one of the rare musicians that has avoided controversy. Despite being well-known, he leads a private life and keeps a low profile.
As a result, it is unclear whether he is married, in a committed relationship, or has a girlfriend.
The talented Nigerian but British-born artist, Maleek Berry‘s net worth is estimated to be worth $800,000-1,000,000.
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