Bella Shmurda

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Original short description: "Nigerian musician"

Musical artist

Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed (born 27 January 1997), known professionally as Bella Shmurda, is a Nigerian Singer, Song Writer. He is also known as fineboy bella among his fans, Bella is creating a niche for him self, he calls his kind of sound “the Conscious Sound” no doubt Bella, a student of the Lagos State University (LASU) is a force to reckon in the industry. In March 2019, Bella shmurda got introduced to the big stage through “Vision 2020“.[1] After the successful release of his single, The viral video of Vision 2020 with the help of Poco Lee and the populace of LASU brought him to limelight. Bella Shmurda met Olamide which brought about the remix of Vision 2020 [2]

Early Life Background

Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed was born and raised in Okokomaiko, Lagos. He is currently in his final year in Lagos State University (LASU) where he’s studying History and international relations.

Music Career

Bella Shmurda decided to pursue a career in music in his early stages in school. He gained recognition in March 2019, after the viral video to his “Vision 2020” song[3] with Dancer Poco Lee, a song Olamide was eventually featured on. He has since then dropped singles ranging from Upgrade[4] to One touch featuring Zlatan and Only You which already has DMW’s Davido on the waiting list to be featured on, he has also worked with Runtown.[5]

Bella Shmurda dropped his first body of work in the place of an Extended Play (EP) titled High Tension [6] consisting of seven (7) tracks including his hit single Upgrade and Olamide assisted Vision 2020 which was distributed by Canny Consults. He’s currently signed to OneWord Global Records.


Studio albums

  • High Tension — Ep (2020)


As lead artist
Year Title Album Ref
2018 "Vision 2020" rowspan="9"Template:N/a [7]
2019 "Upgrade" [8]
"Only You" [9]
"Vision 2020 Remix" (featuring Olamide) [10]
"One Touch" (featuring Zlatan) [11]
As Joint artist
Year Title Album Ref
2019 "Bye Bye To Poverty (BB2P)" (with Mohbad) rowspan="2"Template:N/a [12]
"Adura" (with Mohbad) [13]
As featured artist
Year Title Album Ref
2019 "Do Something" (Bless Kid featuring Bella Shmurda) rowspan="18" Template:N/a
"Flex" (Bosh featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Voices" (Bimz Media featuring Bella Shmurda, Diamond Jimma and Mr bee)
"Badmantin" (Rozay featuring Bella Shmurda)
”Joro” (Dj Omar featuring Bella Shmurda, Heyteen and Lesky)
"Pain" (Remix) (Jheezy featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Shonlo" (Drey Spencer featuring Bella Shmurda and Lincoln)
"Standfirm" (Lincoln featuring Bella Shmurda)
"X & O" (Teehigh featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Akunuche" (GCN featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Our Time" (P Beatz featuring Bella Shmurda)
"If To Say" (Papisnoop featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Calm Down" (E2K featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Loke Loke" (Blaq Believe featuring Bella Shmurda)
"Miscreant" (Jerryclef featuring Bella Shmurda and Mohbad)
"Fire" (G-Swagg featuring Bella Shmurda)
2020 "Body Riddim" (Runtown featuring Bella Shmurda and Darkovibes)
"Rise" (Ayanfe Viral featuring Bella Shmurda)

Award And Nomination

Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2018 City People Music Awards Best New Act of the Year Himself Template:Nom [14]


  1. Mc Adio (March 7, 2019). "MUSIC: Bella Shmurda - Vision 2020". Naijaloaded. Retrieved 6 December 2019. 
  2. Tomiwa (September 12, 2019). "MUSIC: Bella Shmurda x Olamide - Vision 2020 (Remix)". Tooxclusive. Retrieved 12 September 2019. 
  3. "MUSIC: Bella Shmurda - Vision 2020". Naijaloaded. March 8, 2019. Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  4. "MUSIC: Bella Shmurda - Upgrade". Mp3bullet. December 17, 2019. Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  5. "Runtown features Darkovibes and Bella Shmurda on 'Body Riddim'". Alake. January 31, 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  6. "Bella Shmurda releases his first studio project "High Tension EP"". Notjustok. January 27, 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  7. Mcadio (March 7, 2019). "Bella Shmurda - Vision 2020". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  8. Emmanuel Lala (December 16, 2019). "Bella Shmurda - Upgrade". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  9. Peter Godswill (October 16, 2019). "Bella Shmurda - Only You". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  10. Posted by Peter OKH on September 13. "Bella Shmurda Ft Olamide - Vision 2020 Remix". 
  11. Oghene Michael (November 27, 2019). "MUSIC: Bella Shmurda Ft Zlatan - One Touch". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  12. Mcadioh (August 9, 2019). "Bella Shmurda x Mohbad - BB2P". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  13. Emmanuel Lala (November 27, 2019). "Bella Shmurda x Mohbad - Adura". Retrieved 11 February 2020. 
  14. Reporter (2019-10-25). "#CITYPEOPLEMUSICAWARDS2019: NOMINEES LIST OUT".