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FIOKEE

Updated: Jul 23, 2019

Ifiok Effanga, professionally known as Fiokee, is a Nigerian guitarist from Akwa Ibom. He his known for his trebley guitar solos infused with highlife steeped guitar lines. Fiokee was born in Akwa ibom state in Nigeria, the fourth child of six. Fiokee began his interest in music at a very young age in a church choir, where he learned to sing the solfa notation.


In 2008, Fiokee went to Lagos State to participate in a reality television music competition show called Star Quest and won as part of a group called Diamonds. He soon gained popularity for such collaborations as Simisola by Simi, Thankful by Flavour, God Over Everything by Patoranking, Woju by Kizz Daniels, and Ferrari by Yemi Alade.

In 2016, Fiokee started a record label called Fiokee Records




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