RunTown Biography, Height Age Music, Girlfriend, Stimulus payment and Net Worth
|Birth name||Douglas Jack Agu|
|Born||19 August 1989|
|Origin||Enugu State, Nigeria|
|Genres||R&B, Afro-fusion, hip hop, reggae|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, producer|
|Labels||Soundgod Music Group|
|Associated acts||Davido, Nasty C, phyno|
Who is RunTown?
RunTown also known by his real name, Douglas Jack Agu was born 19th August 1989, He’s a Nigerian afro hip-hop singer, songwriter and producer.
RunTown Early Life and Biography
Runtown was born on 19 August 1989 in Enugu State, Eastern part of Nigeria, but grew up partly in Abuja and Lagos, where he completed his primary education. After his father’s death, he moved to Abuja with his mother, who worked in the Ministry of Health.
In 2014 he released “Gallardo”, a song featuring vocals by Davido and released as the first single off his first studio album Ghetto University. Gallardo went on to win “Best Collaboration of the Year” in the 2014 edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
On 23 November 2015, he released his first studio album entitled Ghetto University via MTN Music Plus through Eric Many Entertainment. The album generated over ₦ 35million on the music portal earning it a spot in the “Top 5 Most Streamlined Artists” list.
On November 4, 2016, Runtown released the ballad “Mad Over You”, which charted at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart. Joey Akan of Pulse Nigeria described the song as “a self-produced track that draws inspiration from Ghana’s Alkayida sound”. Runtown told The Fader magazine that the song was inspired by African beauty.
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Song ownership Controversy
Song Title – “Aye”
In 2014, there were media reports that Runtown had written “Aye”. In an interview with the Nigerian Tribune, He said, “A lot of people have been asking me that question. Davido has had several interviews where he had addressed how the song came to be. So, if you want to learn more about the song, “Aye” ask Davido or read about the interview “.
Eric Manny Entertainment
Runtown’s contract with Eric Manny Entertainment expired in June 2018. Subsequently, he started his own label, Soundgod Music Group.
In a recent post on social media, the Mad Over You singer, RunTown showed off his beautiful family consisting of his girlfriend, Selena Leath and their cute baby boy.
RunTown Net Worth
Runtown’s current net worth is estimated at $ 1.5 million dollars, which is more than N540 million. He has been blessed with many good endorsement deals, including the one with Adidas, the world’s largest multi-million dollars sports company and also with Nigerian telecommunications company Telcos.
RunTown Stimulus payment
He’s the first Nigerian artist to announce receiving the american government stimulus payment for the coronavirus pandemic lockdown despite being ban from the united states for 2-years.
Got Stimulus Payment from the US lol ,will share to my friends here
— Runtown (@iRuntown) April 16, 2020
Awards and Nomination
|The Headies 2014||Next Rated Act||Nominated|
|2015||2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Pop Artiste||Nominated|
|2015 City People Entertainment Awards||Artiste of The Year||Nominated|
|2017||Ghana Music Awards 2017||African Artiste Of The Year||Won|
|2017||Soundcity Music MVP Awards 2017||Best Collaboration of The Year||Won|
|Soundcity Music MVP Awards 2017||Viewers Choice||Won|
|Soundcity Music MVP Awards 2017|
1. Mad over You
2. For Life
6. Bend Down Pause
7. Oh Oh Oh (Lucie)
8. Oh Oh Oh (Lucie) – Popcaan Remix
9. International Badman Killa
11. Body Riddim
12. Lagos To Kampala
15. The Banger
17. Gallardo (feat. Davido)
19. Emotions – Sak Noel Mix
20. Goose Bumps
21. Bend Down Pause – Carnival Remix
22. THE LATEST
23. Let Me Love You
24. Mad over you – The Prblm Remix
25. The Banger (feat. Uhuru)
26. Nasty C Ft Runtown – Said
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