Tekno Miles is one of the leading Musicians of Nigerian origin and one of those who have taken Nigerian music to the rest of the world. This article is about his Tekno Miles biography, Music career and networth.
TEKNO MILES BIOGRAPHY
This Nigerian superstar stage named, Tekno Miles is christened Augustine Miles Kelechi Edgar. He was born in Bauchi State of Nigeria but originally a native of Ebonyi State in Nigeria.
Tekno Miles popularly called ‘Golden Boy of Africa or Alhaji Tekno’ was born exactly on December 17th, 1992, making him 25 years old.
Interestingly, Tekno Miles has been an ardent lover of musical instrument since his little age; which made his parents to put him into the music school at the age of eight (8) years; where he learnt how to play the piano and guitar. This simply built him to become an acclaimed superstar producer.
TEKNO MILES MUSIC CAREER
His blossoming music career is an important aspect of Tekno Miles biography. At first Tekno Miles was signed to a record label called K-Money Entertainment; and had his first single titled ‘Holiday’ which was released by K-Money. In, 2012 Alhaji Tekno performed a song titled ‘Onye Ne Kwu’ which was a remix of Ice Prince’s ‘Oleku’ at an event in Abuja. He received a massive standing ovation after the performance and was instantly spotted by Julius the Genius Agwu, who in turn led him to meet Ubi Franklin, the CEO of Made Men Music Group(MMMG).
In the process of Tekno’s expose’ he was encouraged to move down to Lagos where things are happening musically to further his music career. His move later prompted him to sign up a contract with the Made Men Music Group on the 8th of December, 2013 where he released his singles like ‘Dance’ and ‘Anything’, and this subsequently got him a nomination in the Best New Act category at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2014.
Another of Tekno’s song that got the attention of music lovers was the song ‘Duro’ which he released on the 18th of June, 2015. Trust me; the song went viral and was accepted by his fans and he then went on to remix the song on the 16th of November, 2015, which was produced by DJ Coublon.
The “Duro” remix topped several charts in Nigeria and internationally too and became very popular in clubhouses across the country. The Golden Boy of Africa dropped yet another single titled ‘Wash’ also produced by DJ Coublon and Video directed by AJE films, on 20th of November, 2015.
As a matter of fact, this young Nigerian superstar hit gold and soared high in 2016 when he got the attention of Sony Music; and he was signed as an international act. This was a big boost for his musical career.
Tekno subsequently released ‘pana’ another hit single that thrilled fans and music lovers; and this particular song made him a household name in 2016. The single ‘pana’s video got him nomination for Best African Video, African Video of the Year, Best Afro Pop Video and Best West African Video at WasUp TV African Music Video Awards.
From 2016 the fan base of Augustine Miles aka Tekno grew massively, owing to his dancing and vocal talent, and many began to refer to him as the Nigerian Chris Brown. However, one interesting thing that I would like you to know about Tekno Miles is that he doesn’t drink or smoke, like his most of his contemporaries in the music industry despite his fame and fortune.
More so, his funny attitude and style coupled with his calmness has endeared him to many far and wide. Tekno Miles has had several mouthwatering endorsement deals with the most prominent one being that of MTN.
TEKNO MILES ALBUMS
Tekno Miles currently has one album released in 2016 named ” Basstards”
TEKNO MILES RELATIONSHIPS AND PERSONAL LIFE
Tekno though not yet married recently welcomed a son with girlfriend Lola Rae
TEKNO MILES NOMINATION AND AWARDS
This creative talented Nigerian superstar has received countless Nominations and Awards like;
- Best Pop Extra Video in 2015- Won
- Hottest Single At the 9th Nigerian Music Video Award Event in 2016- Nomination
- Best Music Video of the Year and Afro Pop of the Year at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards Events 2016- Nomination
- Best New Act of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards- Won
- African Video of the Year- Nomination
- Best African Male Video- Nomination
- Best West African Video- Nomination
- Best Afro Pop video at the WasUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Event in 2016- Nomination
- Best International Act at Africa Category in the BET Awards in 2017- Nomination.
TEKNO MILES NETWORTH
Tekno Miles is currently worth an estimated $2.5 million dollars and still counting. He loves automobiles and as such has expensive vehicles that sum up to N75 million. His fleets of expensive cars include;
Acura worth- N17.6 million
BMW X6 worth- N24 million
Mercedes Benz CLS 550 worth- N30 million
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