by Peace Agyare
Baseline General, Mr Skales drops this new party banger titled “Ego“.
Mr Skales who is on a mission to make people dance and enjoy good music dish out another potential jam.
The new record ‘Ego‘ was produced by Chopstix.
“Ego” is about money and it a high tempo jam that will make you Gbe Body!
Kindly download audio below;
[13:10, 7/6/2019] Amani: Raoul John Njeng-Njeng (born 1 April 1991), better known by his stage name Skales (an acronym for Seek Knowledge Acquire Large Entrepreneurial Skills), is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. In 2000, he started writing rap songs in Kaduna. Between 2007 and 2008, he travelled to Jos to work with Jesse Jagz and Jeremiah Gyang. In 2008, he entered the Zain Tru Search competition and won the competition’s North Central region. His debut single “Must Shine” received numerous spin on the Rhythm FM stations in Lagos, Jos and Abuja. He later relocated to Lagos and signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
Skales has collaborated with numerous artists, including eLDee, Jeremiah Gyang, Banky W. and Knighthouse. His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “Mukulu”, “Keresimesi”, “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”. After leaving E.M.E in May 2014, Skales set up the independent OHK Music record label. His debut album Man of the Year was released in 2015
Skales was born and raised in Kaduna State, but originated from Edo State.. He grew up in a single-parent household with his mother, who did menial jobs to nurture him. Skales became interested in music while regularly attending his mother’s cassette store.
 He met producers Jeremiah Gyang and Jesse Jagz while attending the University of Jos (Unijos). He took part in the Zain Tru Search Competition during his time at Unijos and won
the competition’s North Central region. Skales left Unijos his junior year and attended Lead City University, where he graduated with a degree in office management and technology.
His debut single “Must Shine” was release to critical acclaim. In an interview with This Day newspaper in 2013, Skales described himself as an entertainer whose music is influenced by his surroundings. His 2009 release “Heading for a Grammy” was inspired by Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks”. The experiences he was going through at the time helped shape the scope of the song, which is an ode to self empowerment.
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