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Monday, 20 January 2014

Naeto C

Naetochukwu Chikwe popularly known by his stage name as Naeto C, is a Nigerian rapper, Afrobeat artist and record producer. 

Naeto C was born on 17 December, 1982 in Houston, Texas, USA to former Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, Doctor Mrs. Kema Chiukwe and Chief Herbert Chikwe. 

After finishing his secondary education in Lagos, he moved to the United States for higher education both in SUNY Old Westbury and a year later, George Washington University. He graduated in 2004 from the George Washington University with a BSc in Biology, intending to go study further and become a medical doctor. After some deep self-searching he changed his mind and decided to pursue his dream and develop his talent as a musician. In summer 2013 Naeto C returned to school to pursue a higher degree in London at the Oxford University taking  a course in Energy Economics.

Naeto C received an MTV Africa Music Awards-Best New Musician 2008. In 2009 he received Channel O Music Video Awards-Video of The Year and MTV Africa Music Awards 2009-Best New Artist.

Naeto C is married to ex-model, Nicole Chukwueke and they have one son.

Naeto C

Naeto C and his wife Nicole Chukwueke

Naeto C (first left), his wife Nicole Chukwueke and their son with D'Banj (second left)

Naeto C and his wife Nicole Chukwueke on their wedding day in July 2012.

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