This article contains the biography of young john the wicked producer, read through to know more about thie exceptionally talented producer from Akwa Ibom state.
His real name is Udomboso John Saviours popularly known as Young John (d wicked producer) is was born and in Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. He is currently the youngest Nigerian music producer, born on March 16, 1995,who produces music beats for YBNL records owned by Olamide.
The Biography of Young John
Young John is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, currently signed to Chocolate City Music. He is also known for his hit singles Dada and the remix with Davido. He had music production credits on industry hits during the 2010s and was affiliated with the YBNL mafia family going on to be ranked number 3 in The NET’s list of “Nigeria’s Top 7 Biggest Music Producers” and went on to be nominated in the “Producer of The Year” at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies 2015.
Young John grew up in Ibadan, he was born into a Christian family. He had his Primary and Secondary Education at Ideal Foundation Primary School in Ibadan, Oritamefa Baptist Model School in Ibadan, and GOF College in Osun state respectively. He is currently studying Communication and Language Arts at the University of Ibadan.
Young John Musical Career
Young John started his music career at a very young age in the church by playing drums and keyboard. From there, he started experimenting with sounds on his laptop, became very curious about instrumental creation, He started music production five years ago but got serious with it in 2012.
Young John has been credited for producing songs like “Gbese” and “Efejoku” by Lil Kesh “Biggest Backside” by Davido and album credits including The Baddest by Davido, 2 Kings by Olamide and Phyno and Eyan Mayweather by Olamide.
In 2022, Young John closed a deal with Chocolate City, with the release of “Dada”, off his first extended play, Love Is Not Enough (Vol. 1), which was released on 1 April 2022. On 21st of October, 2022, Young John released “Love is Not Enough” (Vol. 2).This project contained already-released Dada Remix, Normally, Next to You, Xtra Cool and If You Leave and Sokoto.
Young John was formerly part of a group called (AVG) formed with his brothers
Marvelous, Gideon and his manager Dipson, until he signed to Hit Factory Studio Lagos in 2012 to pursue his solo career as a producer and artist.
He came into limelight when he produced Olamide’s “ShakitiBobo”, “Story for the Gods”, Lil Kesh’s ‘Gbese’, ‘Efejoku’, “Biggest Backside by Davido and album credits including the Baddest by David, Street Ot and 2 Kings by Olamide and Reminisce’s Album (BABAHAFUSA) “Busayo” ft. Ice Prince. Since then, Young John has worked with various A-list artistes like Jaywon, Sety Steel, Stringz, Sukanmi, Davido, Phyno, Charass, Lil Kesh, Danaagog, BuckWylla, Yung Kay, Viktoh, LAX, etc.
Young John the Wicked Producer has completed his transition into music full time, after a while of just being a producer. His smash hit “Dada” has entered the Top 10 in the apple music charts in Nigeria, making him the second producer-cum-artiste to achieve this feat this year (second only to Pheelz).
“Dada” is so much of a hit that the almighty Davido recently graced the remix with a verse, and currently sits pretty at the top 3 on the Top 10 charts; doings! His journey in the music industry has been worthy of note, with the artiste gaining superstar status during the YBNL spell of Lil Kesh and Olamide, as well as Zinoleesky recently. Now, he sets off on the pathway of blending his astounding production skills with his sonorous voice.
Young John was ranked No.3 in The NeT ‘s list of “Nigeria’s Top 7 Biggest Music
Producers” and was nominated as “Producer of The Year” categories at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies 2015. Young John is worth an estimated N400 million this 2023