Edwin Isaac Utere, known and referred to as ED iZycs, hails from Akwa Ibom state. He was born in the early 90s in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state. Eddie started creating compositions in 2006 after completing his secondary education.
The multi-talented instrumentalist is the newest addition to our fast rising record company, CADILLY. In his debut work ‘Celebration’, ED shows his dexterity playing the flute and the piano while blending jazz, classical, soft rock and world music to create highly inspiring and soothing instrumental works.
In his musical works, ED transmits the whole message through rhythm, melody and sounds as he uses no lyrics. His greatest musical influence is the Greek pianist and keyboardist, Yanni while he draws his inspiration from light. According to him, “Once there is light, I can create anything”.
Outside playing jazz music, ED is also a gifted music producer and a video director. The highly versatile ED has directed many top notch videos including YQ’s ‘Nawo Nawo’, ‘Tear Rubber’ and ‘Hero’s Smile’, Dj Humility’s ‘Bad Man’, Cj-Mama’s ‘Sisi Jojo’, Lyon J and Terry G’s ‘Action’ and his own singles ‘Celebration’ and ‘Bloody Rose’ just to mention but a few.
Connect with him on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: EDiZycs
Rave, whose real name is “Wilfred Utere” is a 21 year old fast rising pop sensation signed with CADILLY Entertainment and originates from the South South Geo political zone of Nigeria. Best known for winning the national dance competition ‘Maltina Dance All’ Season 8 in 2014, Rave is quickly making his mark in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
Rave who happens to come from an artistic home is the third son amongst a family of six. It therefore comes as no surprise that he is following in the musical footprints of his elder brothers: LERIQ who is presently a producer for Aristokrat Records and Ed iZycs, label mate and a jazz musician/ video director.
Inspired by his idol Michael Jackson, Rave started as a dancer but has gradually evolved into a seasoned choreographer. He has starred in a variety of high profile music videos and carried out outstanding performances at several musical concerts around the country.
Rave is already developing a strong online presence, and is working towards introducing pop music as a genre that people will grow to know and love in Africa.
He hopes that through his music people will find the courage to be unique and creative as he seeks to become an international brand in the near future.
Daniel Tuotamuno Darius, better known as Dan Dizzy by his fans, is a young Rap and Hip Hop performer hailing from Opobo Town in Rivers State of Nigeria. He spent his formative years and early adulthood in the city of Port Harcourt. A Computer Science sophomore of the University of Port Harcourt, he discovered his strong connection and affinity for great music quite early in life. Growing up to the sound of his Pastor father singing in the choir, and also picking up the sounds of the “streets,” he found himself especially inspired by a young Whizkid.
He set off on his professional musical journey in 2009, and has not looked back since. His strongest musical influences are Whizkid, Olamide and Drake.
“I’d feel strange and incomplete doing anything different from music,” he says, though he does admit that if he were not in the music industry, he’d probably be pursuing a career in IT and Computer Engineering.
Dan Dizzy has garnered his fair share of accolades and recognition for his work. A few of these are:
Winner, Hot Mic (Rap Competition) hosted by Media Works (2012)
Voted Port Harcourt’s best Rapper (2014, 2015)
Sprite Tripple Slam Rap Competition – (2015, Port Harcourt) Winner
King of the Mic – (2015) – Winner
Rhythm Rap Culture (2015) – Winner
He released his first single entitled “Slowly” in 2015 to rave reviews, and has a string of fresh, hard-hitting tunes in the works with Cadilly Entertainment.
He identifies Whizkid, Mr. Eazi and Drake as artistes he’d like to work with professionally, and considers Reggae/Dancehall as a genre he would eventually like to experiment with. At some point in his musical journey, Dan Dizzy would especially cherish performing on the world renowned BET stage.
Personal Ethos: “Life ain’t fair, so keep doing what you do and strive to be the best at it. No blame shifting allowed!
On the 1st of August, 2012 the proverbial ribbon was cut and CADILLY ENTERTAINMENT opened its doors to the world, and thus fired up the engines of what is now the fastest growing label ever.
CADILLY comprises a full fledged production, promotional, marketing and branding team with its office at No. 8a Toyin street off Unity Road Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria.
We are passionate about dishing entertainment hot and ‘a la carte’ from young talented artistes. With a fresh outlook, CADILLY ENTERTAINMENT is perfectly poised to become the next major force in the Nigerian Entertainment industry.
The team at CADILLY ENTERTAINMENT has combined passion and creativity with talent, experience and determination to build a unique foundation for the entertainment Business in Nigeria.
We aim to provide talented artistes with a rocket-launch pad to start up a career, carve out their niche in the world’s entertainment industry and manage them to remain at the very top all through their career.
Sharon “Shazz” Ifeoma Anene is the beautiful, brainy and classy Manager at Cadilly Entertainment. This “bling, dazzle and shine” inspired lady is a Geology trained University of Port Harcourt graduate, who thrives in Event Coordination and Organizing, and Time Management.
She draws inspiration from within herself to drive her high performance in a largely male driven industry. She grew up in Port Harcourt with a dream for Broadcasting, and a love for the arts – music, drama and events, and is currently fulfilling this dream at Team Cadilly. Her impressive resume includes a hugely successful two-term run as Blackberry Ambassador, University of Port Harcourt. She has a vision to become the go-to person for “everything,” breaking into Jewelry and Events Management.
Chidiebere Onyedinma, also known as BlackTorch, is what you’d call a Cool Geek. Not the socially averse, generally clumsy or clueless stereotype, but a geek with “suave.”
Ebere was born and bred in the city of Port Harcourt, and is a graduate of Computer Engineering from Michael Okpara University, Umudike. From the first day he set his eyes on his dad’s home PC, his interest in the Tech world has piqued exponentially.
He is the Tech and Operations Executive at Cadilly Entertainment, with a natural flair for rap music and beat production.
BlackTorch is influenced by worldwide technological strides and unique innovations, and is inspired to develop solutions to fill the technological chasm in Nigeria. He is particularly inspired by Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Nikola Tesla.
A firm believer in Love and Happiness as his guiding ideals, Black Torch is focused on becoming a global tech icon, creating solutions that would make life better for the impoverished.
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