Runtown born Douglas Jack Agu is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. He was born on the 19th of August, 1989 in Enugu State, Nigeria.
His debut album generated over ₦35million on the music portal thus earning him a spot in the list of “Top 5 Most Streamed Artist”.
He signed a multi-million Naira contract with Eric-Manny Entertainment owned by Prince Okwudili Umenyiora, the C.E.O of Dilly Motors.
Today celebritiesbuzz.com.gh throws the spotlight on the celebrated artist.
Runtown Real Name
He was born Douglas Jack Agu but he goes by the stage name Runtown.
He was born on the 19th of August, 1989 in Enugu State, Nigeria. He is currently 31 years old.
He was born on 19 August 1989 in Enugu but he grew up in Abuja and Lagos
Runtown Early Life and Education
Runtown grew up partly in Abuja and Lagos, where he finished his primary education. After the death of his father, he moved to Abuja with his mother, who was working in the Ministry of Health.
He moved to Lagos from Enugu State with Phyno in 2007, where he started doing underground collaborations with artists like J-Martins and Timaya.
In 2008, he partnered with Phyno to form a record label called Penthauz during which he released his first two singles: “Party Like It’s 1980” and “Activity Pikin”.
In 2014 he released “Gallardo”, a song which features vocals from Davido and was released as the first single off his debut studio album Ghetto University.
Gallardo went on to win “Best Collaboration of the Year” at the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. On 23 November 2015, Runtown released his debut studio album titled Ghetto University via MTN Music Plus through Eric Many Entertainment.
The album generated over ₦35million on the music portal thus earning him a spot in the list of “Top 5 Most Streamed Artist”.
Runtown released the ballad “Mad Over You”, which charted at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart on the 4th of November, 2016.
There were reports in the media that Runtown wrote Davido’s song “Aye”. In an interview with the Nigerian Tribune, Runtown said, “A lot of people have been asking me that question.
Davido has had a number of interviews where he addressed how the song came about. So if you want to learn more about Aye ask David or read his interviews”
Runtown left Eric Manny Entertainment in June 2018. He subsequently started his own label, Soundgod Music Group.
Runtown Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
He goes by the handle @runtown on Instagram. He goes by @iRuntown on Twitter and Runtown on Facebook.
Runtown Latest Songs
Runtown has quite a number of hit tunes to his credit. Among them is the banger Emotions, Mad Over You, Bend Down Pause, Body Riddim, among many others. You can download and listen to Runtown’s music here.