Micheal Adebayo who is popularly known by his stage name Ruger is a Nigerian Singer and Songwriter. The singer is among the upcoming artist in the country making waves in the Nigerian industry, he is particularly known for wearing an eye patch on his eye, the eye patch has raised a lot of questions among his fans, they wanted to know if he is blind in one eye but the singer said you can rest assured as his reason for wearing an eye patch is not due to any eye defects but his reason for wearing it is a personal and he would like to keep it private.
Ruger’s voice is a fresh one and his sound is a new one. The singer has brought his uniqueness and a brand new vibe to the industry.
If you are a fan and you want to keep up with the singer’s personal life and professional life you can follow him on social media, his official Instagram account is @rugerofficial, and on Twitter @rugerofficial.
Growing Up And Education.
Ruger was born in the year 1999, in Lagos State, he had his basic education in the same state. Ruger discovered his love for music during his childhood, however, his parents insisted he has to finish at least his high school education before venturing into his musical career full-time. The singer is currently studying at one of the nation’s prestigious universities.
Information about his family, month, and day of birth the singer has kept private away from the media.
How Ruger’s Career Started.
As stated earlier, music has been one of the artist’s greatest interests while growing up, he joined his church choir and also his school music band in his teens. He will write songs and perform them at his school events.
IMPORTANT LIFE EVENTS
The world didn’t get to know the name Ruger until early 2021 when it was announced that Jonzing World, a music record label, had signed Ruger. His record label is owned by music legend D’Prince and his record label is affiliated with Mavin records, one of the top record labels in Nigeria.
He released his first music which featured D’Prince and singer Rema titled “One Skirt” under his new record label.
Later that year Ruger released his debut EP titled Pandemic, a name inspired by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Ruger’s Memorable Moments
In the space of a year, Ruger has done remarkably well for himself, the singer is going places and a force to be reckoned with. Some of the singer’s songs include the following;
- Mona Lisa (2021)
- Yakpa (2021)
- Ballin (2019)
- Bounce (2021)
- Bow (2021)
- Abu Dhabi (2021)
- Ruger (2021) and many others.
Ruger just made his grand entrance into the Nigerian music industry less than a year ago and the 22-year-old is quickly gaining recognition.
On August 9, 2021, Ruger was among the nominees for “Best New Artist of the Year ” in the Africa Choice Awards voting is ongoing and it will end by October 1st, 2021. He is nominated alongside singers Laycon, Zinoleesky, and Ayra Starr.
There is no accurate estimation of the singer’s net worth; however, from what is seen on his social media and how fast his fans are downloading and streaming his music, it is clear that Ruger is making more than enough money from his music.
Other Interesting Facts.
The artist who is in his early twenties is not in any romantic relationship, he is single and ready to mingle.