Osabiya Ayomide Oluwaseyi Popularly Known As PraPra is a Nigerian fast rising artiste and actor, born in Lagos, but grew up in Owo (Ondo state). He is from a popular and respected family (Osabiya’s family) in Owo. His grandfather was a chief and a business man owning a popular Saw mill industry.
He Lived with his grandmother, his paternal Grandmother while growing.
|Real Name:||Osabiya Ayomide Oluwaseyi|
|Born:||11 August 1998|
|State Of Origin:||Ondo State (Òwò)|
Early Life & Education
Prapra went to Hope International School in Owo for his Nursery education, he then moved to St. Saviors primary school Owo, a school headed by his grandmother Mrs. G.M Osabiya.
He attended C&S grammars school Owo, Amuye CAC high school Owo, Imade college Owo. He then moved to Sango Ota with his Aunty in 2011 and attended Iyanu Oluwa secondary School at Sango Ota Ogun.
He moved back to Owo in 2012 and attended Hope Model high, his childhood school. He later graduated at Imade College Owo in 2015/16.
PraPra Discovered his music talent when he was a kid, he was fond of composing songs and melodies offhand. He started rapping when he was 12 after listening to the intriguing songs of Da’grin and Olamide which served as an element of inspiration and creativity for him.
He learnt more about rap when he was a boarder in Imade college during his senior year. His hostel and room mate Benjamin was a great lover of rap, so they wrote and rapped together. He was fond of performing freestyle among his friends and mates which made him popular among his peers.
Later on, The Notorious B.I.G became a big inspiration, motivation in shaping his rapping skills.
The name PraPra was given to him when he was a boarder during his secondary school era,the initiation of the name started as a joke but he later took the name because he was looking for a stage name. One would easily say that the name was conicidental, G-best, one of his hostel mates advised him to take on the name since he was looking for a stage name and the name “PraPra” was already becoming popular in school.
He was Known as a talented rapper everywhere he went because of his freestyle abilities. He was encouraged to pursue a career as rapper by friends, an advice he took although he had always had it in mind to be a professional rapper.
Apart from his rapping skills, he is also a good song writer and a singer. He started as a singer before he got inspired to rap. He was a fan of Wizkid, P Sqaure and other Nigerian singer. He is a lover of good music. Michael Jackson is his mentor in music, he became a break dancer watching MJ when he was a kid.
He is also an actor and an aspiring filmmaker. He also discovered his acting talent was he was a kid, although his shyness didn’t make it known to people at that time. He then started acting in Church dramas and was also motivated by his childhood friend Ojobo Destiny. They both formed a film brand “The Strix” in 2019 with Ojeleye Abiodun as the brand cinematographer. They released their first film project in 2019, a short movie “Time” in which PraPra acted as Timi. They also released “Value” the following year. A short movie also and PraPra as the Production manager. The movie brand recruited some few members in 2021 but are yet to release any movie.
He decided to take his music career serious in 2019 so he started dropping freestyles on Instagram.
Prapra has uncountable freestlyes but in 2020 he dropped a collaboration song “Bonsa” With Sure boy. In 2021, he also released “Two Mad Emcees,” also a colab track with Aduforti.
The song became popular on Facebook and among the two rappers’ friends. They all acknowledged their lyrical prowess and delivery. Both artistes used to be a textee and text battler on Facebook.
Tracks Title (Featuring Includes)
- Choko Milo
- Two Mad Emcees (Ft Aduforti)
- Og’s Cypher (Gbextra Cypher Vol.1)
- Life Sucks
- Instagram:- @praprayo
- Twitter:- @praprayo
- Facebook Page:- @praprayo
- TikTok:- @praprayo
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