For David Iye Odey who goes by the stage name Boogey, rap is his battle ground and the microphone is his weapon. Born on the 7th of November 1986, the light skinned rapper who hails from Cross River State had his secondary school education at the Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos and then proceeded to Morocco for his tertiary studies where he bagged a degree in Biology at Cadi Ayyad University, Marakesh. Boogey returned to the country sometime in 2010 where he began to pursue his art. 2012 was like his biggest year working and receiving co-signs from veteran rappers like M.I, Terry tha Rapman and Modenine. He later went on to release his debut mixtape same year which led to him getting signed unto Aboriginal record label, before they parted ways years later.

Considered as the future of Hip-hop in Nigeria, Boogey has dominated most lists of lyricists on blogs and social platforms, he won the sixth Underground competition in 2011 and came second in Terry the Rapman’s zombie competition.  He released his first official single and shot a video for Sanctum, which earned him a nomination in the Lyricist of the Roll Category at the Headies 2013.



Artificial Intelligence -2012

T.I.N.A.A - 2015


If you knew ft Sojay

The King is Here


Notable Features

Mathematics– Lord V ft Boogey

Ridiculous – M.I ft Boogey

Dead Prez – Mode9 ft Boogey

Fun fact:

Boogey speaks fluent French and his celebrity crush is Kate Henshaw.



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