Mr. Johnson is a popular and professional moniker for Adewale Ayuba (born 6 May 1966). In Nigeria, he is one of Fuji music’s base and core vitals. The Fuji star is noted for his distinctive Fuji tones.
Adewale was the first Fuji celebrity to bring Fuji music to the world stage. Mr. Johnson is a well-known and popular figure. Let’s take a look at some intriguing facts regarding the famed Fuji star’s history.
Mr. Johnson, also known as Adewale Ayuba, was born on the 6th of May in the year 1966. He was born and raised in Ikenne, Ogun State, in the southwestern portion of Nigeria, at the age of 56.
Ayuba is the family’s last kid, but the names and identities of his parents and siblings have yet to be confirmed.
He has always been a music fan. Adewale began competing in musical events in his birthplace of Ikenne when he was eight years old. He opted to pursue music as a full-time career to continue his childhood interests.
Adewale Ayuba attended Queens Borough Community College and graduated. Later, he continued his education by enrolling in the Ogun State Polytechnic in the state capital to study Architecture.
Adewale Ayuba, better known as Mr. Johnson, was born on born 6 May 1966; therefore, as of 2022, he’s 56 years old.
Adewale Ayuba released his first studio album, “Ibere,” which translates to “Beginning” in English. He is said to have released the album when he was 17 years old. The CD launched his musical career, and he became a well-known Fuji star far sooner than intended.
Adewale Ayuba was signed to the Sony Music record label in 1990. After signing with Sony Music, he released the album “Bubble” the following year, which strengthened his international career.
The bubble was the first Fuji record to receive broad international acclaim. The album dominated the charts for six months in a row and was nominated for many Nigerian Music Awards (NMA).
Adewale Ayuba received three Artiste of the Year Awards for the record, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Fuji Album of the Year. Adewale Ayuba became the apex of Fuji music almost immediately after the breakthrough of “Bubble.”
The high-tech instruments and distinct voice of Adewale Ayuba transformed Fuji Music. The Nigerian Elite, who had hitherto shunned Fuji Music, embraced it for the first time in history.
Following the success of Bubble, Adewale Ayuba released Mr. Johnson, which included the single “Play For Me,” which was likewise an instant hit in 1992. He signed with Premier Music (Nigeria) in 1993 and went on his first West African coast tour in 1994, performing in numerous African countries.
Adewale Ayuba Songs
- Ibere (Beginning)
- Igida (Tribute to Obafemi Awolowo)
- Bonsue Knockout
- Ife (Love)
- Olorun ni Gbe ni Ga
- Mr Johnson Play For Me
- Buggle D (Dance)
- Move Up
- Fuji Music
- Fuji Time
- Fuji Dub
- Turn Me On
- Gun Shot
- Fuji Satisfaction
- Ijo Fuji
- Happy People Remix
Relationship and Personal Life
Adewale Ayuba is joyfully married to Azukaego Kwentoh, who goes by the name of Azukaego.
Adewale Ayuba met his wife, Azukaego Kwentoh, at a cafeteria at Queens Borough Community College, where he was a student, and the two married in 1989. His wife is from Onitsha-Oke, in Nigeria’s southeastern state of Anambra. Adewale Ayuba and Azukaego Kwentoh are said to have had seven children together. Tiwalade Ayuba is the name of one of his children.
Ayub is very active on social media and his favorite place is Instagram @officialayuba
Adewale Ayuba, popularly known as Ayuba, Mr. Johnson is a Nigerian Fuji-singer, songwriter, drummer, dancer, and one of the most influential artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars.