By: Cristian Estrada
Gilbert Bani, or better known by his stage name A-Q, is a Nigerian based artist. He was raised in Surulere and would attend Kings College Lagos and attended the University of Lagos for his tertiary education.
A-Q would get into the music industry in 2001 when he signed with Big Leaf Records but would go back to finish school. He would graduate in 2010 and returned to the industry to release his album “The Past Present and Future” in December of 2010. In 2018, he would take part in a rap campaign called LAMBAugust and in the same year dropped a collaboration album with artists Loose Kaynon titled “Crown.” “Crown” would win A-Q Lyricist on the Roll at The Headies. In February of 2021, he won the Best Rap Album award for his album “God’s Engineering.” In 2021 he also released an album titled “GOLDEN” and a single titled “Breathe” with Chike.
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