2Face Idibia, also known as 2Baba (born Innocent Ujah Idibia on September 18, 1975) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and record producer. He is one of the most successful and well-known artists in the history of Nigerian music, and has won several awards throughout his career, including multiple Nigerian Music Awards, Headies Awards, KORA, MOBO, BET, MTV award and more.
Born in Jos, Nigeria, 2Face grew up in a musical family and began his music career as a member of the band Plantashun Boyz in the late 1990s. The band released two successful albums, “Body and Soul” (2000) and “Sold Out” (2003), before disbanding in 2004. 2Face then embarked on a solo career, releasing his debut solo album “Face 2 Face” in 2006. The album was a huge success, spawning several hit singles including “African Queen” and “Only Me,” and solidifying 2Face’s position as one of Nigeria’s biggest stars.
In the years that followed, 2Face released several more successful albums, including “The Unstoppable” (2009), “Away and Beyond” (2012), “The Ascension” (2014), and “The Warrior” (2020). He has also collaborated with a number of other artists, both Nigerian and international, and has performed at numerous high-profile events and festivals around the world. In addition to his music career, 2Face is also known for his activism and philanthropy, and has been involved in a number of charitable initiatives throughout his career.
Despite numerous controversies concerning infidelity, 2Face and his documented first love Nigerian model and actress Annie Macauley are still married. They have two daughters together and 2Face has 5 other children from different women.
2Face remains one of the most popular and respected musicians in Nigeria, and continues to be a driving force in the Nigerian music industry. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Nigerian musicians of all time, and his impact on the country’s music scene continues to be felt.