Fast-rising Afrobeat Artist cum Nollywood Actor Ugochukwu Kelvin Obinwanne popularly known as Ugovin, has expressed his disappointment as regards the misadventure that saw him leaving Nigeria for greener pasture to the South Eastern Asian country of Bangladesh.
He made this statement during his recent chat with lifestyle & Entertainment blog- Gbedustreet Media, when he was asked one thing he wished he could change-hear:
If I had the power to change that, trust me I would rather be here than leave for a country where you only have to suffer and never work.
Ugovin who just dropped his sophomore EP titled – Son of the Soil, a five-track compilation of songs with a strong Afrocentric vibe and message, spiced with some High-life flavour, and superbly finished with the original Naija tempo and beat.
The track comprises singles like- One Question, Angelina, Son of the Soil, Jejely, andOne for the Road.
Prior to this second effort of his, (which he released on 1st August 2021), he dropped his debut EP titled- Framework, on 19th March 2021.
It had a total of five tracks with songs like- You’re Beautiful, Obim, Certizer, Obianuju, and Morning Framework, all making the cut.
Both EPs were released under the stables of Squad Records and Macunis records respectively.
Ugovin who is also a Nollywood actor and has appeared in pivotal roles in movies like – Catch me if you can alongside Zubby Michaels, White Virgins with Regina Daniels, The Virgin Priestess starring Destiny Etiko, and a host of others.
Descending from a lineage of Kings, Ugovin is a royalty himself and was slated to ascend the throne of the Kingdom of Umuofeke Amaifeke in Orlu Local Government, Imo State, as King and traditional ruler.
However, he renounced the throne owing to his strong Christian faith which runs contrary to the traditional beliefs of the Kingdom.
He is single but in a committed relationship with Bahamas based Jamaican girlfriend, who he relishes every moment spent in her presence,
“…conversing with my woman is one of the best moments I so cherish, her name is Kendra Davis she is Jamaican and Bahamas based, she is so amazing and breathtakingly beautiful!” he concludes.
A stickler for details and a renowned workaholic, Ugovin is on a mission to set new heights and establish his personal brand as a domineering force in the Nigerian Music and Movie space.