Meddy is a Rwandan singer, and songwriter. He was signed under the PressOne music label. His real name is Ngabo Médard Jobert, popularly known as ‘Meddy‘. His genre of music is pop and R&B. Read more about him below;
Real name: Ngabo Médard Jobert
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Birthday: August 7, 1989
Star sign: Libra
Birth place: Bujumbura, Burundi
Net Worth: $500,000
Meddy was born on August 7, 1989 in Bujumbura, Burundi. His mother was Cyabukombe Alphonsine and his father was Sindayihebura Alphonse. Unfortunately, he lost his dad when he was young.
His parents were his music inspiration since his dad played guitar and his mother used to teach him, Bob Marely songs.
Apart from music, Meddy loved boxing and he felt he would be a better boxer than a great artist.
He was notorious and used to fighting with his classmates while in primary school. Between 2000 and 2003, he trained in Boxing although his mother forbade him.
In 2010, he moved to the United States and settled in Chicago following an invitation from the Rwandan community living in Washington.
He was joined by other artists like The Ben, K8 Kavuyo, and Cedru, who continued to release music under the Pressone record label.
He attended nursery school at Ecole Independante in Burundi. He later transferred to Ecole Primaire St. Joseph and Ecole Primaire La Colombiere after his parents relocated to Rwanda.
After his primary studies, he joined La Colombière Secondary School where he studied mathematics and physics.
He has also studied Actuarial Science at Tarrant County College in Texas where he continued his adult life.
Apart from the inspiration he got from his parents, he was a member of the Justified singing group at Zion Temple Church in Kigali.
At the church, he sang with other Rwandan artists and producers like The Ben, Mucyo, and Lick Lick. Eventually, he used to be a gospel artist before shifting to secular music.
His first singles produced by Lick Lick that made him famous all over Rwanda are ‘Ungirira Ubuntu, Akaramata, Amayobera‘ and ‘Ese Urambona‘.
In 2010, together with Ben and others, they received an invitation from the Rwandan community living in Washington. They had gone to perform at a concert and decided to stay.
In Chicago, they joined the Pressone music label where they continued releasing more songs.
He made international recognition when he released his son slowly. the song was well-received by fans all over the world.
‘Holy spirit ‘hitmaker has collaborated with artists like Otile Brown, Willy Paul, Rayvanny among others.
He is married to Mehfira Mimi and together they welcomed their first child in 2022.
The couple lives in Texas U.S.
He dated an Ethiopian girlfriend named Mehfira Mimi. Mimi had featured in his song ‘Ntawamusimbura‘. He introduced her to her mother in 2018 during the Christmas eve.
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Awards & Recognitions
In 2016, he was nominated for Listeners Choice at Mtv Africa Music Awards.
In 2021, he was nominated for Listeners Choice at Mtv Africa Music Awards.
In 2021, he was nominated Best Male East Africa for All Africa Music Awards.
In 2022, he was nominated Best Male Eastern Africa at 8th African Muzik Magazine Award.
In 2022, he was nominated Best East African Artist of the year at the Headlines 2022.
His songs includes the following;
- Marriage Proposal
- My Vow
- Holy Spirit
- Adi Top
- Queen of Sheeba
- Got it
- Nka Paradizo
He is estimated to be worth over $500,000 Million. He accumulates his wealth from the sale of his studio album, endorsement deals, video views on youtube, and investments.
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