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Adekunle Kosoko, known professionally as Adekunle Gold celebrates his 34th birthday today.
He is a Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter and graphic designer.
He gained widespread attention after releasing the 2015 hit single “Sade”, a highlife cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”.
In 2015, he signed a record deal with YBNL Nation and released his debut studio album Gold, which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard World Albums chart.
Gold was preceded by the release of three singles: “Sade”, “Orente” and “Pick Up”. Adekunle Gold revealed to Nigerian Entertainment Today that prior to signing with YBNL, he designed the label’s official logo and completed other designs for Lil Kesh, Viktoh and Olamide.
Adekunle married Simi in a close-knit ceremony in January 2019.It was later revealed that they had been dating for five years. They welcomed a daughter Adejare Kosoko Deja in May 2020.