Nigerian singer and songwriter Peruzzi, real name Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, was born December 5, was formerly TC Peruzzi. He developed a passion for music from the age of 7 after his dad got him a music keyboard and ever since he remained focused on pursuing a career in music.
Peruzzi attended Lerato Primary School, Egbeda and went on to Command Secondary School, Ikeja and graduated in (2007). He then gained admission shortly after to study Medicine and Surgery at Odessa State Medical Student.
The singer got his first studio shot in 2007 and has since then been recording. Peruzzi was previously signed to the music tier of GoldenBoy Entertainment.
Today Peruzzi is the fifth official artist under DMW. He got signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in November 2017. Peruzzi’s posses a unique style of music he christened ‘UrbanAfro Vibe’. It is inspired inspired by his versatility as an artiste.
Peruzzi is well known for his hit singles like Mata, Tatashe and DMW’s hits Aje and Mind. He was also recently featured in “Amaka” by 2baba.
Peruzzi has recently been nominated for the Headies 2018 rookie of the year, and the singer described the recognition as “a big deal”.
How Peruzzi Met Davido
When Peruzzi was asked about how he met Davido he replied;
“Nobody connected me to David. He had my song playing on his Snapchat last year.
“I woke up one day to a lot of messages to go and check Davido’s snap that ‘he’s playing your song’. I went there and saw my name on the video he posted.
“He was on tour at the time so I chilled for him to get back. When he got back, I linked up with him at the club the night he got back after his US tour.
“And then I found my way to him and immediately I met David, the first thing he said to me was ‘I play your song every day in my car’ and he said ‘come to the house tomorrow’ and that was it.
“I did not have to pay David any money. We met and then he liked my vibe and that was it.”
Peruzzi and Chioma
Peruzzi and Chioma have been rumored to be related. There have been several rumors on social media about the pair. Most people say Peruzzi is chioma’s brother, while some believe they are cousins. However these rumors are yet to be confirmed.