OD Woods – Artist Details
Active: 2009 – 2022
Date of Birth: 27 March, year excluded
Genre: Afrobeat and Dance Hall
Workplace/City: Lagos, Nigeria
Also known as: Andrew Orduen Ikon
OD Woods (born Andrew Orduen Ikon) is a Benue born, Lagos base singer/songwriter. He originally hails from Guma Local Government area of Benue State.
Ikon attended the National Film Institute, Jos where he studied film making. While on campus, he recorded his first song titled “Dreaming About You“.
After school, OD Woods move to Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria to pursue a music career.
In 2010, he started working with Soundcity, a Nigerian music channel based in Lagos as a content producer and director. While at Soundcity, he met Shizzi, a producer who has produced for Wizkid, Davido, Wande Coal and Sauce Kid to mention a few.
Woods rose to prominence in 2012 when his song “Go Below” produced by Shizzi became popular within Nigeria and beyond. However, people knew the song but a good number of people still didn’t realized who sang the song. Looking at the gaps, Woods optioned for a collaboration. Through Shizzi, he was able to met with Davido and together with Vector “Go Below” was remixed. This single act brought Woods to limelight.
Woods has worked with other notable Nigerian artists such as, Ice Prince, Orezi, VJ Adams, and Magnito. He has also worked with top producers like Dre beats, Charles Creation, YoungZil and Phils to mention a few.
In 2013, he started an entertainment company called “Woodhouse Entertainment Ltd.” He is also the founder and creative director of “Made in Benue (MIB),” an annual party that is meant to showcase, celebrate and entertain the people and cultural heritage of Benue.
The singer has since then release an album title “Ikonic” which consists of 17 tracks. He also has many songs such as “Beautiful Feeling,” “Pull Up,” “Away,” “Mama Wam,” “Together,” “Okay,” “Go Below,” and “Bem” to mention a few.
Frequent questions people also asked about OD Woods
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What Tribe is OD Wood?
Od Wood is a Tiv man by tribe. According to Wikipedia, Tiv (or Tiiv) are a Tivoid ethic group. They constitute approximately 5% of Nigeria’s total population and number over 14 million individuals throughout Nigeria and Cameroon.
Who Signed OD Woods?
OD woods was signed under Aeroplay Music And Entertainment Ltd, but he is currently under Woodhouse Entertainment, an entertainment company he owns and run by himself.
Where is OD Wood from?
Andrew Orduen Ikon also known as OD Woods is from Guma Local Government area of Benue State. However, he is based in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria.
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