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Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf (born may 6, 1985), popularly recognised via his level call CDQ, is a Nigerian indigenous hip-hop rapper and songwriter high-quality recognised for his single “Nowo E Soke” providing Wizkid and Masterkraft’s Indomie in which he was featured alongside Olamide. whilst the former is instrumental for launching his career into the Nigerian music enterprise, the later gained him his first career award at the 2016 Nigerian track Video Awards. Signed to his label No battle No achievement entertainment, CDQ’s repertoire of song consists of rapping in Yoruba language with addition of ad-libs which includes the famous “Woss Wobi” which he invented.
CDQ started out song professionally in 2008 while he was a again-up singer for Da Grin before he commenced rapping in English language with M.I. In 2013, he signed a recording agreement with Masterkraft’s popular statistics after triumphing a rap conflict on the weekly industry Nite in December 2012. In 2014, he released his leap forward unmarried titled “Indomie” which featured vocals from Olamide even as the remix of the tune featured Davido. The Masterkraft-produced track added CDQ’s career to limelight and further earned him two nomination spots on the 2015 Nigeria leisure Awards and a nomination inside the exceptional avenue-Hop Artist class at the Headies 2015.
In anticipation of his debut studio album titled nice, CDQ enlisted the carrier of Wizkid with whom he launched “Nowo E Soke” as a lead single off the album. The music video for the song changed into directed by unlimited L.A and went directly to win the great Afro Hip Hop Video class at the 2016 edition of the Nigeria song Video Awards. On 16 August 2016, he unveiled the cover artwork for the album earlier than it changed into released thru trendy records on 22 August to wonderful vital evaluations. On Martinmas 2016, he launched his very own report label N.S.N.S, a short-form for No struggle No fulfillment entertainment. On 1 Feb 2017, he dropped his first reliable single below the platform titled ‘ Say Baba ‘ which was produced through Jay Pizzle.