Olubankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W is a year older today, Wednesday March 27th.
Born March 27, 1981 in the United States, Banky W moved back to Nigeria when he was five, and started singing in the choir at 8.
Banky W started making waves in the US; he got a distribution deal with TransWorld (Coconut’s, Warehouse Music, Spec’s Music); one of North America’s largest music distributors for his EP ‘Undeniable’. It became one of the top selling independent records, won him the 2003 R&B/Soul Artist of the Year at the Urban Independent Music Awards. The multiple awards-winning artiste remained in Dubai after 2face Idibia’s wedding last weekend, and he’s expected to celebrate his birthday with friends in the tourist destination city. Happy Bday Bank W! wishing u the very best