Author: Splay Guy
Iro Ukpai popularly known as Splay Guy was born on 19th October 1995 to the family of Late Mr.Ukpai Oko Ukpai of Amaeke Amoso Edda in Afikpo South LGA of Ebonyi State He is a Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Multi Instrumentalist, Blogger and an Entrepreneur who hails from Ebonyi State based in Lagos Nigeria. He is a hard working young man full of dreams and aspirations, dedicated to the pursuit of his vision. Growing up as a young man Splay Guy started playing guitar at the age of 4 with his late Dad's empty radio case, at the age of 12 he started mimicking every song he hears, especially from Artists like 2baba, MI Abaga, Nas, Jay Z and the many others, at the age of 15 he started playing drums in a local church along the line he learnt how to play piano all by himself, later became an important tenor back up singer in the church choir. He started writing his own songs while in high School and formed a group with with his friend JellyKay, they both hosted a lot of freestyle shows from street to street in their home town Amoso Edda in Afikpo South LGA of Ebonyi State and became popularly known and loved in the street. Splay Guy dropped his first studio track #Freedom in July 2017 and the song was well received home and away cuz the song talks about life in general special life in Nigeria. Splay Guy has as well released a couple more tracks after Freedom. Splay Guy has as well taken part in a lot of rap contests in Nigeria, such: Hennessy VS Class, Monster Verse, Keex Rap Challenge, Trophy Extra Special Band, and lots. The #Freedom crooner highest music idols are Jay-Z, Eminem, J-Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, MI Abaga, Vector, Ice Prince 2Baba, and a couple more. Outside music as mentioned earlier: "Splay Guy is hard working young man". He is a multi smart home and security gadgets installer. Splay Guy installs and maintains the following: Electric Fence, Gate Automatic Machines, Solar Panels and Inverter, Video Door Bell, Roller Shutters and Garage doors, Fire Alarm, Biometric/Sense door, Turnstiles, etc.