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Magasco Biography: Everything you need to know

Who’s Magasco

Magasco Biography:  AKA Bamenda Boy with real names:  Tohnain Anthony Nguo is  Cameroon singer and Producer who hails from the North West Region of Cameroon Bamenda.

Magasco Biography

Brief about Magasco

 Tohnain Anthony Nguo

Stage name: Magasco

Childhood nickname: Efsi

Pseudonym: Bamenda Boy

Profession: Singer, songwriter and producer

Label: BBoy Records

Date of birth: September 22nd 1988

Place of Birth: Bamenda

Place of origin: Belo, North West

Tribe: Kom

Denomination: Catholic

Biggest hit: Sokoto

Competition Debut: Participated in a talent show called “Positive Vibrations” (1999) organized by “Pa Ngwa”, a renown talent scout in Bamenda.

Music Career

Career Debut: T-Drops” , a rap group with his childhood friends, DaBlu and Tin Klone.

School attended: University Of Yaounde (Ngoa-Ekelle)

2010: Represented the North West region at the National NESCAFE African Revelation contest.

First solo project: Bamenda Boi” 1 (with Pazzo) The album comprised songs like “Take U To The Sky”, “Garri” and “Bamenda Boi”.

2011: Scouted by Jules Nya to join Mumak

2012: Released his debut single titled “Line Loba“ (Land Rover) under Mumak imprint.

2013: Magasco collaborated with Jovi on “2 much” and “Line loba” Remix. .

2013: Released “Kumba Market”

2013: Nominated in the category “Best Urban Artist” at SONNAH awards

2013: Created BBoy Records and Tilla’s “Faya Burn dem” was released under the label.

2014: Collaborated with Gasha on “Faya”.

2014: Joined Empire Company

2014: Released the hit songs titled “Fine Boy“
and “Marry Me”

2014: Fine Boy remix featuring Duc Z

2015: Released the video of ‘No man no wowo” and collaborated with French-based artist Dosseh on “Oublier”

2015: Released first EP titled “Raw Gold”. The track list included; “Wule Bang Bang“, “Bolo”, “Belinda”, “Deal”, “Baby Love”, “Mummy Love”.

2015: Collaborated with French artist Dosseh on “Oublier”

2016: Released the videos of “All VIP”, “Belinda” and ” Faya di burn” with Gasha.

2017: Released “Golden Boy” . The track list included; “Sokoto“, “Under My Bed”, “Bella”, “Bendeh, Zamba, Manuella”, “Sexual Healing”, “Pardon”, “Came We Stay”, “Move Your Body”, “African Booty”, “Okrika”, “Na So” and “Wuside U Comot”.

2017: Empire Company announced Magasco’s European Tour.

2018: Participated in “POWER” project initiated by Pit Baccardi alongside Tenor, Mink’s, Mimie, Locko, Rhythmz .

2018: The historic “Golden Show December 2018, first time an Anglophone artist headlines a show at Palais De Sport Yaounde.

2019: Parted ways with Empire Company

2019: Released “Cami Toyota” and “Calling my number” featuring Mimie.

2019: Released a 30-track album titled “Heart” with hit songs “Kongossa” and “Creme de la creme”.

2020: Live Acoustic versions of songs from the “Heart” album

2020: Featured in “Be Proud” remix

2021: African woman, Give remix, Mami Suzana, Better for me

2021: BET Soul train Cypher

2022: Siriri ( UNHCR project) , Future, Today na Today featuring K-tino, Yes I do,

2023: Regret Remix featuring Mimie


Best North West Urban ARTIST on the red feather Awards

“Bafani Awards” in the category of Revolutionary Artist in Bamenda

Best EP/Mixtape Urban Jamz Awards 2016

Nominated for Best Francophone Act at MTV Africa Music Awards 2016

Nominated for “Best Male Artist in Central Africa” at All African Music Awards (AFRIMA 2018).

Best male artist of the year at the African Talents Award 2019

Nominated for Album of The Year and Best Male artist AEA USA

BRAND DEALS: Orange (2020), Guinness Baileys, Reaktor

Marital status: Single

Children : 1 (called Heart) born in 2019

Source: nexdimempire

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