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All Focus is On Cynthia Morgan As Our Artist of The Week

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Over the years, Cynthia Morgan stood out and reigned supreme as the Queen of Nigerian Dancehall music dishing out par reggae tunes that kept Nigerians in touch with memories of the movie Third World Cop. Her patois always effortlessly came correct on each record thus leading some Nigerians to question the originality of her male counterparts.

Third World CopThird World Cop is a 1999 Jamaican action-crime film starring Paul Campbell, directed by Chris Browne and produced by Chris Blackwell of Island Jamaica Films.

She appears to be known for bashing critics who may throw jabs at her for whatever perception. She is always thrashing it out with anyone that looks for trouble. She’s sometimes known for her controversial posts, song covers and reactions basically

Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan, simply known as Cynthia Morgan was born on September 23, 1991 in Benin City, Edo State where she completed her basic formal education. At the age of 3, she was already a backup singer for her mother’s musical band. At the age of 7, Cynthia Morgan started composing songs. She recorded her first album at the age of 16 while living in her hometown of Benin City.

Basically, Cynthia first sang in the children’s choir, then the youth choir, and then she got into the Christian Union choir. When Cynthia turned 16, she decided that it was time for her to start doing music professionally. At the age of 17, she released her first single which featured General Pype “Dutty Stepping”. Then she started singing professionally in 2007.

In 2008 Cynthia moved to Lagos, to have the opportunity to build a career and develop as a musician. She did not go to the University since she took a break to concentrate on her music career. In 2010 she performed at the Nigerian Entertainment Award with winning Jhybo. This gave her recognition in the music industry. She became known when she was featured in Jhybo song in 2010.

4 “High High High,”

P-Square saw her performance with Jyhbo, and they liked it very much. They met in Atlanta in 2012, and they immediately became big fans of Cynthia Morgan’s songs, and their working relationship began to develop. Soon, Cynthia was signed to Jude Okoye’s record label. After a slight rebranding of her image and sound, she released follow-up singles,”Don’t Break My Heart,” “Lead Me On”, “I am Taken”, and the others. Her name became familiar to fans of the music industry in Nigeria as those tracks were warmly received by her fans in Nigeria. These songs, brilliant and accepted, blew her profile, and made her become a force in the industry.

 

 

We have one of those tracks coming up at number 3 right now:

3          Lead me on

The single “Lead Me On” was nominated for “Best Reggae/Dancehall Single” at The Headies in 2014.

In 2012, Cynthia released the single titled “High High High,” which received positive reviews Cynthia revealed all her sides in the single such as singing, rapping, and Partua flow.On August 2013 Cynthia Morgan signed to a record label Northside Entertainment Inc. owned by P-Square’s brother Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye. A few months later, the Cynthia released two singles titled “Don’t Break My Heart” and “Lead Me On”, which topped the charts and also received accolades from the fans.

In 2014 Cynthia released another single titled “I’m Taken,” which was also loved by the fans, and the video for this song trended on YouTube.

She did not relax. In 2015, she released another single titled “German Juice,” which made her fan-base and popularity increase dramatically; 2015 was a successful year for her career.

In August 2016, CM finally unveiled her much anticipated hit Bubble Bup featuring Stonebwoy. This is surely one of the hottest collaboration of 2016 as Northside Inc had Two of Africans most celebrated dance-hall pioneers ”CYNTHIA MORGAN” aka Madrina featuring STONEBWOY.

2          Bubble Bup featuring Stonebwoy

These two heavy weights kind of portrayed a creation of a new sound with synergy in both artistes and encourages Pan-Americanism.Let’s have a listen to this smash hit Dance hall ”Bubble Bup”,Produced by Tonyross beatz

However, Cynthia is known not only for her music but also due to her photos and posts on social media. Cynthia loves to share edgy and candid photos with her subscribers. Cynthia is also known for her fashion, and some even say that she bought a particular wristwatch for 12 million Naira (still unknown whether it’s true or not).

1          German Juice

Northside INC’s Cynthia Morgan debuts a new Tony Ross produced track titled “German Juice”.

She’s featured prominent Nigerian artists and been featured by:  “Jamo” – Illbliss ft. Cynthia Morgan (2014)    “Go Gaga (Remix)” – MC Galaxy ft. Stone Bwoy, Cynthia Morgan (2015) “Fine n Clean” – Jesse Jagz ft. Cynthia Morgan (2017

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS Cynthia won a couple of awards, and she got a bunch of big nominations such as Headies and some more. Artist of the year and South South Artist of the year

She won the nomination for Best New Artist at the South African Music Awards in 2014.

Controversy

In 2014, Cynthia posted a candid photo where she was captured with Dammy Krane, and fans immediately thought they were dating. However, Cynthia has denied the rumour. In an interview, Cynthia confessed that she has a crush on Davido. She considers him to be a hardworking and persistent person, who independently reaches his goals, and she finds it attractive

Also in 2016, in an interview with Punch News when asked about her tussel with Davido, the dance hall singer revealed the real reason behind the drawn beef between them was because Davido called her names first. Davido called me names on Snapchat and I retaliated.

When you say something to me, I give it back to you if I do not like it. Unfortunately, people did not hear my own side of the story before they reached their conclusions. I do not really have any problem or beef with Davido. He called me names and I called him names too. He started the whole episode by calling me a Malu, which means cow. I do not tolerate things like that from anybody”. She also debunked the spreading rumour about her crush on Davido. “I do not know how people came up with the idea that I have a crush on Davido. I cannot remember ever saying that. I like his music artistry but I do not have a crush on him” she added.

As of 2017, News us confirmed the singer has parted ways with the Jude Okoye led North Side INC Label which she joined in 2013 and that that her supposed hiatus from the music scene is indeed a result of managerial hiccups.

According to peoplescity.com in January 2018, Cynthia Morgan made number 8 richest female music artists in Nigeria with a net Worth of about $1.5 MillionI doubt things haven’t been so well with the singer’s methods.

I mean she’s been missed for those epic clap backs. The music scene in Nigeria is blessed with a potpourri of Nigerian female musicians, who are good in their chosen career. Does it look like Cynthia Morgan will emerge the hottest female artiste in 2018? She’s one of the known artistes in her most likely come back career.

 

 

 

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