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Listen to ‘Ma Girl’ by Nelo (Prod. by MasterPlan Beatz)

NELO aka d king of slomo aka point boy real name Nelson Oghenevwere
Akpovwa, musician and basketball player was born on January 26th 1979 in
his home town of Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State,
Nigeria. He is the eight child and fourth son of Chief Zack E. O. Akpovwa
and his wife Mrs Christiana Akpovwa.

Known to his friends simply as Nelly/Nelo Mr.Oghenevwere Nelson Akpovwa
spent his early childhood in Warri, Delta State where his parents lives. He
attended ITU primary school before going to the famous Peace secondary
school in warri for his ordinary levels.

As a child, Nelson had always wanted to be a professional basketball player
who had a great passion for RAP music. As he grew up he never played with
his practice of the game and never missed his music rehearsals with his

He was studying Banking & Finance at Edo State University Ekpoma, Edo State
before he left Nigeria for Spain in 2000. On arriving Spain he went further
to pursue his basketball career by joining Adesal basketball club in Malaga
but left when he sustained a knee injury and decided to go full time into
RAP music.

In 2005 he came out with the name nelowitddemo and recorded his first demo
LAST MAN STANDING which tells the tale of how he & friends lived and
survived the hard times of life and was the last man standing from a
tragedy that occurred amongst friends that were struggling to survive at
that time in Spain with him.
The demo consists of tracks sang in English as well as some Spanish mixed
Before he left for Spain he recorded some tracks with is friends back home
in Nigeria in the 90`s but did not get to release it due to lack of funds
and sponsors.

Nelo, since 2005 has done a couple of shows with some Nigerian and Spanish
artists such as 2 Face Idibia ,Fresh, Idris abdul kareem, Timaya,Spanish
fly,gordo master of Nigeria and Spain . His role models are 2pac,Mase and
Bone thugs’ n harmony because his obsession with their music made him go
full time into music. So far some of his tracks are Searching ft.2face
idibia & fresh,Soja .

He released his 1st official single WAZ PATIENTLY WAITING in 2008 and has
kept on since then. He currently has featured some of Nigeria’s very finest
artists like 2face idibia,Faze, YQ, Yung D & more. Stay connected with him.

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Bob Alash is a Chief Editor at Meets Media, a digital journalist who reports on Music and some other section of our website.

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