Shallipopi Biography: Origin, Tribe, Parents, Marriage, Girlfriends


Who is Shallipopi?

Shallipopi is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper. He is popularly known for hit songs like “Ex Convict,” “ASAP,” “Elon Musk,” and “Cast,” featuring Odumodublvck, another fast-rising Nigerian rapper. In 2023, Apple Music named Shallipopi as the latest featured artist in its Up Next artist development program in Nigeria.

Shallipopi’s real name is Crown Uzama. He was born on April 12, 2000 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The “Cast” singer is currently 24 years old.

Shallipopi and Odumodublvck.

About Shallipopi’s parents

Shallipopi is the first child of his parents – Mr Uzama (father) and Mrs Uzama (mother). According to reports, his parents are both natives of Edo State. In December 2023, Shallipopi shared a video of himself and some family members dancing to his hit song, “Cast.” A few days later, the singer also brought his mother on stage at his homecoming concert in Benin City.

Further details about Shallipopi’s parents are currently scarce in the media.

Shallipopi’s parents – Mr and Mrs Uzama.

About Shallipopi’s siblings

Shallipopi has two younger siblings (2 brothers). His siblings include his famous brother, singer Zerry DL, and the youngest, Osahon Uzama.

Zerry DL’s real name is Divine Uzama. He is currently signed to Shallipopi’s record label, Plutomania Records. Even though he is quite young in his music career, Zerry has a couple of hit songs under his belt, such as “Knack Am” and “Popo.” Details about Shallipopi’s last-born sibling, Osahon Uzama, are currently scarce in the media.

Shallipopi, his mother, and two brothers.

About Shallipopi’s educational background

Information about Shallipopi’s secondary school education is scarce. However, the rapper holds a degree in Computer Science from Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, having graduated in 2023.

How Shallipopi started his career

Shallipopi started his career by making freestyles and posting them on the video hosting platform, TikTok. In 2023, he shared in a podcast that Rema and other Benin-born artists inspired him to do music.

With the launch of his single “Elon Musk” in March 2023, Shallipopi rose to mainstream fame. His debut studio album, “Presido La Pluto” was released in November 2023, peaking at number one on the TurnTable Top 50. The Benin native released his second studio album, “Shakespopi” in April 2024.

Details of Shallipopi’s EFCC arrest and charges

On May 30, 2023, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Shallipopi, his manager Ajayi Abdul, alongside 29 other suspects over alleged Internet-related fraud.

Shallipopi and others were convicted on June 23, 2023, and sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment. However, the singer was given the option of paying a fine which he paid and was released.

Shallipopi was arrested by the EFCC operatives in Kaduna over alleged cybercrime.

Shallipopi’s wiki profile

Full NameCrown Uzama
State of Origin Edo State, Nigeria
Date of Birth April 12, 2000
Age24 years old
OccupationRapper, singer and songwriter
Height5′ 7″
Alma materAuchi Polytechnic
Net Worth100 thousand dollars (estimated)
Shallipopi’s wiki profile

About Shallipopi’s marriage and wife

As of the time of publishing this article (May 2024), Shallipopi is unmarried and has no wife or known girlfriend.

However, in February 2024, Shallipopi shared in an episode of The Receipts Podcast that he is currently single because his ex-girlfriend broke his “fragile” heart.

The Benin-born singer said:

“I’m a lover of love but I do not love because of the way this generation is. My heart is fragile so if someone plays with it, I will cry. Someone broke my heart in the past. We were in a relationship, then something happened and we broke up. The fault was not from me.”

Meanwhile, in December 2023, the “ASAP” singer tweeted that he loves rapper Odumodublvck more than his girlfriend.

Shallipopi and his alleged ex-girlfriend Candy D Teddy.

About Shallipopi’s past relationships and girlfriends

In September 2023, a TikTok influencer, Candy D Teddy, alleged that she was Shallipopi’s girlfriend before he became famous. According to Candy, Crown Uzama ended their relationship after he became popular even though she had played a part in his rise to fame.

In a video that went viral on TikTok, Teddy said:

“Let’s be honest, many people know you (Shallipopi) through me.”

However, the singer has not responded to the allegations since then. Further details about Shallipopi and Candy D Teddy’s relationship are currently scarce.

Shallipopi’s kids

As of May 2024, Shallipopi does not have any known children. He has also not expressed any interest in having them either.

Shallipopi and his brothers, Osahon and Zerry DL, as kids.

About Shallipopi’s net worth

Shallipopi has an estimated net worth of 100 thousand dollars. His major source of income is his career as a musician.

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Azeezat Adeniji is an English Language student from Nigeria. She enjoys reading, writing and trying new recipes.

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