The name African China stands for: African Children have Ideas Natural for African. African China was born in Orile, a ghetto side of Lagos, Nigeria. His educational backgrounds were in Metropolitan Primary School and Iganmu High School. He is from Imo state and is the last child of his mother.
African China started his music career in 1985 at the age of seven and went fully into music at the age of 18 in 1996, after completing secondary school. He received his first award at the Nigerian International Song Festival before releasing his debut album: CRISIS that later went on to win many more awards.
Pidgin Reggae/dancehall act says his inspiration being from God and people from the street. Do you remember his major heat ‘OPC’, ‘ if i say o, you say p, another man say c, omo na u sabi’ that was an anthem for every mouth for long.