If you are thinking that P Square is the stage name of a singer, than you are wrong. P-Square is the name of duo group which is composed of Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, who are twin brothers. P-Square releases their entire album under the label of Square Records. They signed a music contract with Akon’s music label which is named KonvictMuzik in the year of 2011. They also signed a record distribution deal with the Universal Music South Africa. P-Square songs are popular all over the world.
Story of the group
The story of this duo group started in St. Murumba secondary school which is a small school located in Jos, Nigeria. Paul and Peter joined their school drama club and music club and started dancing, mimicking and singing. They used to mimic the songs of Michael Jackson, Booby Brown and MC Hammer.
By drawing inspiration from Michael Jackson they started a break dancing group which was named Smooth Criminal. P-Square considers Michael Jackson as their music idol. Their talent and dancing skills made them popular in their native time and soon after the formation of the dance club they became a household name in Jos.
In the year 1999, Paul and Peter joined back to their music school in order to develop their skills on drums, keyboards, rhythm guitars and bass. They also provided soundtracks to the movies like Mama Sunday, Evas River, Tobi, and Moment of bitterness.
After that later in the year 1999, they applied for getting admission in the University of Abuja for studying Business Administration. The dance group Smooth Criminal disbanded once the members of this group moved to other cities for continuing their studies. After all this the twin brothers moved on and made the duo group which was given a number of names like “P&P”, “Double P” and “Da pees”, at last they settled on the name “P Square” and began making Latest Naija Music.
The twin brothers or the P-Square won “Grab Da Mic” competition and as the contract said their first album was released under the label of Timbuk2 music and the album which was titled “Last Night” was sponsored by Benson & Hedges. After the release of their debut album they were also nominated for the award of “Most Promising African Group” in Kora Awards. In 2003, they won the award of “Best R&B Group” at the Amen Award. P-Square New Album was released in the year 2014 which was titled Double Trouble.
After getting a lot of appreciation from the fans and the famous personalities of Nigerian music industry for their first album, they started working on their second album. There second album was released in the year of 2005, the title of this album was Get Squared and their second album was released under their own music label. They are a famous name in the Naija Music industry.
They have a strong fan base in Nigeria and all over the South Africa, but they have a strong hold in Cape Town. You can download latest music from Naija Music Com.