Oluwafisayo Isa, widely known by the stage name Darkoo, is a Nigerian-born British rapper and singer who has made significant waves in the music industry. Born on September 19, 2001, in Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria, Darkoo relocated to South London with her parents at the age of 7, where she spent her formative years and pursued her education.
Darkoo Early Life and Education
Growing up in London, Darkoo attended primary and secondary school, laying the foundation for her academic journey. The talented artist’s early exposure to the vibrant and diverse music scene in the UK undoubtedly influenced her musical inclinations.
Darkoo embarked on her musical journey at the age of 15, initially diving into drill rap before seamlessly incorporating vocals into her compositions. One of her breakout moments came with the release of the hit song “Gangsta” in late 2019, featuring British rapper One Acen. The track soared to number one on the UK Afrobeats Chart in 2020 and secured the 22nd spot on the Official Singles Chart.
Following the success of “Gangsta,” Darkoo continued to make her mark in the industry. In March 2020, she released the single “Juicy” featuring Hardy Caprio, reaching number 62 on the Official Singles Chart. Darkoo’s achievements did not go unnoticed, as she received nominations for Best Female Act and Best Newcomer at the 2020 MOBO Awards, with “Gangsta” earning a nomination for Song of the Year.
The artist’s versatility was showcased in April 2021 when she appeared in a remix of the Russ Millions and Tion Wayne song “Body,” contributing to its ascent to the top of the Official Singles Chart. July 2021 saw the release of her debut EP, “2 In 1,” featuring collaborations with musicians like Tion Wayne and Unknown T.
Darkoo’s musical evolution continued with the February 2022 release of the rap single “Always,” a collaboration with Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif, dominating both the UK and Afrobeats music scenes.
Darkoo Personal Life
At 20 years old, Darkoo, whose nickname is Fisayo, resides with her family in South London. Fondly known as Drippo by some, she stands at five feet tall, with dark skin and stylish braided hair. Darkoo is passionate about introducing fresh sounds to shape the future of Afrobeats. Currently under contract with Atlantic Records, she has garnered widespread acclaim for her innovative contributions to the music industry.
Darkoo’s discography includes a range of singles that showcase her dynamic style:
Bad From Early
Gangsta (Remix) (feat. Davido, Tion Wayne & SL)
Darkoo Awards and Nominations
Darkoo’s talent has been acknowledged with nominations for:
Best Female Act at the MOBO Awards in 2020
Best New Act at the MOBO Awards in 2020
Female Artist of the Year (Nominated)
Breakthrough of the Year (Nominated)
Track of the Year (Nominated)
Darkoo Net Worth
With an estimated net worth of $500,000, Darkoo has achieved both critical acclaim and financial success in her burgeoning career.
Darkoo Social Media Handles
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Darkoo’s journey from her Nigerian roots to becoming a trailblazing figure in the British music scene exemplifies her dedication to pushing boundaries and creating a unique sonic imprint. As she continues to evolve artistically, Darkoo remains a force to be reckoned with in the ever-expanding world of music.