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Lanre Dabiri, (born May 23) better known by his stage name eLDee, is a Nigerian American rapper, record producer and architect. “Lanre” is a nickname for the Yoruba name “Olanrewaju” (meaning “My wealth is the future”). eLDee studied Architecture at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is an original member of the band Trybesmen, which was started in 1998 with rappers KB and Freestyle. He has been based in Atlanta, USA since 2002.
Lanre Dabiri was born May 23 1977 and raised in Kaduna, a city in Northern Nigeria. In 1998, eLDee and his high school friend “Kaboom” teamed up with “Freestyle”, and the group Trybesmen was born, which popularized the music genre Afro-hip hop/Afro-pop. Subsequently, eLDee founded his own independent label (Trybe Records) to support the group. They had two hit singles in 1999; “Trybal Marks” and “Shake Bodi”. Trybesmen’s debut album was released shortly afterward, titled L.A.G. Style.
Lanre Dabiri aka “eLDee the Don” is the founder of Trybe Records. A music producer, recording artist, and a qualified architect. Born May 23 and raised in Kaduna, a city in Northern Nigeria, eLDee’s love for music and the arts started at a very young age. In 1998, eLDee and his high scho...
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