Victor Adere popularly known by his stage name as Victor AD is a fast rising Nigerian afro pop singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist and a motivational speaker. He was born on 31st July in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented.
Victor AD is originally from Warri, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria, but was born and raised in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
According him, Wizkid is an artist he looks up to. Victor AD started his professional music career in 2014 when he released his first official single titled “Jowo”. The afro pop sensation who hails from Warri in Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria is also a graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Federal Polytechnic Auchi in Edo State, Nigeria.
Victor Ad started doing music at the age of 6 years old with musical influence from the likes of Bob Marley, Sunny Ade, Michael Jackson and Lucky Dube. He began his music career professionally in 2014 with the release of the single titled “Jowo” and came into limelight after being featured on Erigga single “Motivation” a song which he sang the chorus.
In 2018, Victor AD released his own hit single “Wetin We Gain” and it instantly became a hit and a street anthem. The song made him a public figure and got him a record deal contract from Ghana base record label, Etins records.
Victor AD is such a talent to reckon with in the Nigerian music industry as he is about to take the industry by storm with many accolades waiting for his amazing effort.
Victor AD has been able to show his versatility with his powerful vocals on singles such as Wetin We Gain, Body Go Tell You, Bigger You, Thanks, No Idea, Loving You, amongst others. His style of music is based on inspiration and motivation. His hit single “Wetin We Gain” which was released in 2018 and based on inspiration has accumulated over one million views on YouTube.
Victor AD is one of the fastest rising music stars in Nigeria, having carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry. His hit single “Wetin We Gain” which is now a popular street anthem among the youths in Nigeria was released in 2018. The video has gotten more than one million views on YouTube.
Victor AD is one of the upcoming music acts disturbing the south-south region of Nigeria in a positive way. Previously, he had been releasing other songs but it is this particular song “Wetin We Gain” that has shot him to prominence and made him very famous over a short period of time.
The song “Wetin We Gain” is a top song which is making waves in Nigeria. The music video of “Wetin We Gain” was shot and directed by Director Dindu. The song was produced by KizzyBeat and released under Etins records. In 2014, he released his first single “Motivation”. In 2016, he released his second single “Bigger You”. In 2017, he released his third single “Thanks”. In 2018, he released his fourth, fifth and sixth single “No Idea”, “Loving You” and “Wetin We Gain”.
Victor AD and his parents lived in Lagos for eight years before his parents relocated back to Warri, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria. Being inspired by his neighbor in Lagos, he began composing his own song at a very tender age of 6 years old.
His music genre is Afropop. Victor AD is a graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the renowned Auchi Polytechnic in Edo State, Nigeria. The singer who started as a rapper had won the award for the Best Singer in the 2013/2014 session in Auchi Polytechnic in Edo State, Nigeria.
He later joined a live band that made covers to western songs when rap didn’t work out for him. He began his music career at a very tender age of 6 years old and cited musical legends like Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Lucky Dube and King Sunny Ade as his role models and see Wizkid as artist he looks up to.
Victor AD started his professional music career in 2014 when he released his first single titled “Jowo” a song that was produced by CoolBoyBeatz. Before this time he had led a music band in Delta State and at a music competition in Auchi Polytechnic, where he was voted as the best artist.
In 2018, the fast rising music star signed a multi million naira recording contract deal with Ghana based record label “Etins Records and Management. The deal is billed to take Victor AD career to a whole new level.
His song has being accepted all over Nigeria and has become a very popular street anthem which gives hustlers hope that things will get better in future. You are likely to hear the song “Wetin We Gain” across every street in Lagos and other Nigerian states bringing fame for the young sensational musician.
The deal with “Etins Records and Management” will also position Victor AD as an inspiring talent to watch out for. Speaking after his signing, the CEO of Longitude Promotions Records, Sean Efosa revealed that the Delta State born talent fills a very important role in the Nigerian music landscape. Sean Efosa sounded optimistic that Victor AD will take the music space by storm in no distant time because of his passion, sound and his work ethic which is second to none.
Victor AD has stated that the song “Wetin We Gain” was something out of the ordinary. It was more like a conversation between him and God. He composed the song in November 2017 when he was on the edge of giving up because his last song “No Idea” which was supposed to be his breakthrough song, did not work out as planned. So in “Wetin We Gain” he was basically talking to God from his heart, begging God to change his life for good. The song is very motivational and inspiring.
He thought that the song was only going to be big in the southern part of Nigeria not knowing that it was going to enjoy airplay in Lagos and beyond. He got several calls to perform at events both home and abroad. He shot the music video in Alaba International Market, Lagos and the video was directed by Director Dindu.
Victor AD is very famous now. When he walks on the streets people recognizes him and call on his name. He assures his fans that this will not be a smokescreen success as he has plenty more good tunes to serve the industry.
Victor AD is one for the future and is sure to be a force to be reckoned with in the coming years in the Nigerian entertainment industry with awards to reward his musical excellence. According to him, he came from a very poor family background and has been struggling to make ends meet.
Victor AD is currently one of the fastest rising and most influential artist in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $100,000.