Derrick Oboubie Jnr, known by his stage name J.Derobie, is a Ghanaian dancehall, Raggae, and Afrobeat singer from. He was born in the Northern Region but later came down to stay at Nungua, in the Greater Accra of Ghana. J.Derobie sings in English and Patois with the ability to mix it with Twi, Hausa, Dagbani, and Ga. Today Celebritiesbuzz.com.gh places the spotlight on the Poverty Hitmaker.
J.Derobie Real Name
He was born Derrick Oboubie Jnr but is known in the entertainment industry as J. Derobie.
He was born on the 27th of August, 1994 in the Northern Region of Ghana. He is 25 years old.
He hails from Yendi in the Northern Region of Ghana. He, however, stayed at Nungua in the Greater Region of Accra most of his life.
He started as a dancer and later ventured into singing at the age of 13. He draws inspiration from the likes of Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Mr. Eazi, Stonebwoy, Chronixx, Popcaan, Alkaline, Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Masicka, and R2bees
J.Derobie was discovered through Mr. Eazi’s Empawa Africa initiative in 2018 as his entry video went viral.
On 11th January 2019, his first-ever music video for his ‘Poverty’ song which was released attracted a lot of local and international attention.
Music Super Star’s like Mr. Eazi, Popcaan, Sarkodie, Kranium, StoneBwoy, Samini, DJ Frass, Shatta Wale, and many others took to the Internet to appreciate the great work done by J.Derobie on the ‘Poverty’ project.
On the same day of release. The ‘Poverty’ song made it to number one on iTunes world chart and the music video took number one on World Reggae Dancehall music videos for three weeks.
J.Derobie made it to the top ten of the Empawa100 initiative and was invited to Cape Town, South Africa for a music masterclass with Empawa Africa and leading stakeholders in the music business.
J.Derobie did a remix with Jamaican superstar Popcaan for the hit single ‘Poverty’. Follow the link to download.
He is known on Instagram as @j.derobie.
J. Derobie Facebook
He is known on the facebook circles as J.Derobie.
On Twitter, he goes by the handle @jderobie.