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Harrysong Biography – Net Worth, Daughter, House & Cars

REAL NAME : Harrison Tare OkiriREAL NAME : Harrison Tare Okiri
STAGE NAME : Harrysong or Mr Songs
DATE OF BIRTH : Born March 30 1981
NET WORTH : 1.6Million US Dollars
OCCUPATION : Nigerian  Singer, songwriter, instrumentalist
GENRE OF MUSIC : Dancehall, Afro-pop, Highlife
RECORD LABEL : Five Star Records (former)
MARITAL STATUS: Married and blessed with a daughter who is currently 23 years old


Born Harrison Tare Okiri, but popularly known by his stage name Harrysong, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who gained massive recognition after winning the “Most Downloaded Callertune Award” at The Headies 2013 with his critically acclaimed song “tribute to Nelson Mandela”. The young talent who was birthed in Warri Delta state was said to have made up to 50million naira on the tribute song via MTN. He was born to Ijaw parents after living in his early life in Port Harcourt. Harrysong has won several awards as well as earned lots of nominations including “Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards just after releasing one of his most popular song ever “Better Pikin”.

The “Better Pikin” singer has really inspired many with his life stories especially those young aspiring artistes both within and outside Nigeria (Western Africa majorly). The pure talent once disclosed how the love of his life dumped him for another man while he was living in Port Harcourt. He said his girlfriend of many years left him because he didn’t have money even though he was pursuing his musical career with the determination to make it in no time but no one believed he could make it in life.

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When his girlfriend left him, he was hopeless and had no other reason to stay in Port Harcourt anymore, that was when he packed his baggage and moved down to Lagos in search of greener pastures in his career. Getting to Lagos , his talent spoke for him and he got signed to Five Star Music Records which is today regarded as one of the biggest record label in the country. Continue reading Harrysong’s biography to see more juicy details about the former Five Star Music act.

Early Life , Background, Childhood And Education

Harrysong was born March 30, 1981 and he is the only child to Ijaw parents in Warri, Delta State. He lost his mother at his early age and his father got married to another woman . He had problem with his step mother which later led to him packing out of the house and dropping out of school to pursue his Music Career after moving to Port Harcourt. His music career started properly at the age of 11 as a congarist in the church his mother served as the music director before he went on to learn contemporary gospel music.

The talented singer revealed that his professional music career started in 2007,when he just came to Lagos which was after he left his father’s house as a result of the constant brawl with his step mother . Getting to Lagos, Harrysong started pursuing his career by going to the studio everyday to record new song and going to clubs at night to perform. One day, he met Kcee at O’jez Club that was how God answered his call after Kcee introduced him to some influential people his life took a good turn to the permanent site. Kcee connected him with people who nurtured him and helped his career grew from strength to strength . He started enjoying the fruit of his labour officially in 2012.

While recounting his life stories in a chat with news men , he revealed that back then, he used to rehearse people’s songs to go and perform at clubs. One day , he didn’t come back home on time from a show he went to perform and they locked him outside the house because he was squatting with his friend as at that time. What really got him angry was that he wasn’t even allowed to perform at the show because he wasn’t popular. Harrysong had no other option than to sleep under the bridge in Ikeja till the next day. According to him ”

I didn’t do any other thing in Lagos, music was all i did all those years as i moved from studio to studio writing free songs for people and following live bands to perform”.

Before his mother died , they were already separated because they later realised that they are relations after giving birth to the singer. “They separated because I was given birth to by two relations. My father and mother are actually brother and sister. They gave birth to me before they could realize that.  It was a big abomination, so they had to separate. Even, they attempted to kill my father in that village, but he fled, because in Warri where I come from, it is a taboo”.

Music Career

Harrysong’s music career kicked off in the church at the age of 11 . He started as a congarist in the church his mother served as the music director before he went on to learn contemporary gospel music. He relocated to Lagos to pursue his music career in 2007 where he performed in night clubs until he met Kcee which led to him signing for “Five Star Music”. He became known as a Nigerian singer after the release of the single “I’m In Love” and “Taiye & Kehinde”. The video of the song topped music video charts including Trace TV. In 2012, Harrysong released his first studio album titled Testify through QuestionMark Entertainment . He subsequently did a song for Nelson Mandela after his death in 2013 which caught MTN’s attention and they bought the song and used it for MTN caller tune .

The tribue to Mandela song was is one of the biggest caller tunes on the MTN platform, and they reportedly paid him 50 million for the song according to reports. When the Arabanco singer was asked about this deal in an interview he said ;

“It’s been fun working with mtn, because many things were just laid down for you on a Platter of gold and recently MTN sponsored all my expenses and trip to the recent Grammy, so it’s been fun.”

Harrysong: Net Worth, Cars and House

After his girlfriend left him for another man Harrysong doubled his hustle and was able to make it to the top of his music career . He once disclosed that the girl that broke his heart many years ago is now begging to come back , that is what success brings it is the greatest revenge in life. Harry boasts of being a billionaire just like every other Nigerian singer and we are going to be taking a peek into his wealth.

Undoubtedly, Five Star music record label are known for exotic and flamboyant lifestyle and Harrysong isn’t left out. He was given a powerful duplex and a 2013 Toyota Camry as part of his record deal with the record label in 2013. He reportedly acquired a brand new Hummer H2 worth over 15million , Black 2013 BMW X6, a white 2013 super charge Range Rover, a Bentley GT Continental all in 2014 . The year 2014 was a very successful year for the singer as he was able to achieve a lot .

The Reggae Blues hit maker signed an endorsement deal with Gala sausage, a product of UAC Foods Nigeria on 1st of January 2016. His net worth as at 2017 is about 1.6million US Dollars according to Forbes estimates.

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For a very long time Harrysong has been married and already fathered a 23 years old daugheter but no one knew about this all this while. Lord have mercy! Who knew Baba For the Girls Harrysong is married ? talk more of having a beautiful “adult” daughter. The revelation came out after the Five star music artiste sent her birthday message as she clocks 22, her name Carlisa. at first we all thought it was just a mere social media daughter, but after digging further more facts was recovered which made us believed Harrysong is her biological father.

Harrysong: Selected singles

  • “I’m in Love”
  • “I Want You (Gyptian cover)”
  • “Obu Ego (Hustle)”
  • “Better Pikin”
  • “Kolombo”
  • “Ofeshe”
  • “Taiye & Kehinde”
  • “I’m in Love Remix”(featuring Olamide)
  • “When She Loves”
  • “Reggae Blues”(featuring Olamide, Iyanya, Kcee, Orezi)
  • “Baba for the girls”(featuring Kcee)
  • “Arabanko”
  • “Comsa”

Awards And Nominations

  • Nominated for Best Pop Extra Video at 8th Nigeria Music Video Awards 2013 with “I’m in Love (Remix)”
  • Nominated for Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Nominated for African Artiste of the Year at 2016 Ghana Music Awards
  • Nominated for Best Collabo at 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Won Most Downloaded Callertune at The Headies 2015 with “Tribute to Mandela”
  • Also won Best Contemporary Afro Video at 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards with “Kolombo”
  • Won Best Pop Extra Video at 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards 2014
  • Won Creative Person of the Year at The Sun Awards 2015

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