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BNM Red Alert: Dammy Krane



Dammy Krane (Real Name: Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel) was born on the 10th of Dec. 1993. {That makes him 17. #Pause. Wow!} Dammy is currently the youngest known artiste in the Naija music industry. He is set to take this industry by storm, so remember where you read about him first!

Dammy Krane was born to an Oluwakemi Osodi (who was a manager in the fuji music industry at the time). The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree as Dammy began cultivating his knack for musical expression at an early age of six, singing in his church’s children’s choir. Dammy grew up listening to the likes of legendary Fela and Femi Kuti, Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade. He is also influenced by the sounds of modern greats like 2Face, D’Banj and Sauce Kid. Their inspiration is evident in Dammy’s cheeky lyrics.

In his first days in university in 2010, Dammy decided to take his “hobby” a little more serious and surprise the industry with his ability to merge all genres of music. Dammy’s efforts have not gone unnoticed by industry watchers. He has been nominated for Dynamix Awards 2010-Rookie of The Year, Encomium Top-Ten Most Promising Acts and Peak Awards 2011-Next Rated Artiste.

Today, Dammy is a singer, song writer and a hell of a good performer. He is not one of those singers who stand still while the backing track plays louder than his mic. If you were at the NYSC concert this summer, Dammy is the artiste who jumped into the crowd to give a woman a lap dance. Well, they don’t call him ‘Dammy Krane For The Girls’ for nothing!

Check out his tracks here and his special message for BellaNaija readers and future fans!

Click Play to Listen to Dammy Krane – ‘I Like Girls’ – “tell me why I no go like girls?/ my mama nah girl/ my sista nah girl”

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Click HERE to download.

Click Play to Listen to Piper (feat. Dammy Krane) – ‘On Point’ – “you humpty dumpty sat on my wall/ make my ting dey want to dey point/ you’re so on point”

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Click HERE to download.

“It’s your boy Dammy Krane or Dammy Krane For The Girls as many may know…and am chilling with my numerous supporters on….always log on!!!! For those in Port Harcourt, you can catch me LIVE in Port Harcourt on the 13th and 14th of August as I shall be running my radio and club tour alongside Vector and the Kennis Music All Stars!!!…….Big salute to the BellaNaija crew, God bless Y’all and keep supporting the movement….Bless.”

Follow Dammy on Twitter: @dammy_krane
Photo Credit: Eleanor Goodey

Ink Eze is the Founder of, a platform for sharing African traditional styles. She Modern Culture and Media at the Ivy League Brown University. She honed her skills in advertising and digital media at one of America’s leading tech companies in marketing. She became BellaNaija Weddings editor in 2013, and Assistant Editor of BellaNaija, heading the lifestyle section - Style, Beauty and Living until January 2017. Under her leadership, BN Weddings gained international prominence and became Africa’s foremost wedding media brand with millions of followers across several platforms and coverage on BuzzFeed, BBC & more. #AsoEbiBella became’s top feature, with over 1.8 million followers on Instagram. She conceived of BBN Wonderland, Nigeria’s top bridal event since 2015 with Baileys Nigeria. Now she spends her time on AsoEbiBella, and has executed marketing campaigns with local and international brands including HP Nigeria, Orijin and Sunlight Detergent. and sharing her insights with the world. For more Ink, join her on @Ink.Eze | @AsoEbiBella


  1. adaeze

    August 8, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    lookin forwwrd to hearin frm him

  2. enjoy

    August 8, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    I absolutely love him! And he is just 17???? WOW! Big ups! And I am looking forward to hearing your new tracks!

  3. nawa

    August 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    Nawa o! See as the boy is enjoying in that 1st picture. Anyway I like his songs. May u continue to grow.

  4. Alero

    August 8, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    I think he should be allowed to grow up.Whether he/we like it or not, he is still officially a kid! keep dem ladies @ arms length for now cos you’d have enough time to play with dem in the future if dat is what u wish. My 2cents!

  5. Solo

    August 8, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    God go bless ur Hand work jare….Big up!!!

  6. QD

    August 8, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    I did NOT hear about him here first. Dammy Krane has been around for those that now music for more than a year now.

  7. twitter @Ms_kernnie

    August 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    Dammykrane is a genius,talented nd was born 2 be a star…..I jes luv him 4 d few songs he has produced…..#teamdammykrane….

  8. fokasibe

    August 8, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    was listening to the first song …all was going well until I heard the line Ménage à trois …Dude, seriously? What is this world coming to? I’m tired of the message these new crop of artists are sending out….whatever happened to Conscious music….I will not even bother with the second or his future albums….#there’snoneed

    AH!! Asa Thank you for keeping it real!!

  9. chi chi

    August 8, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    talented. but so inappropriate for a kid his age.

  10. Dannyhiell

    August 8, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    Ma guy krane is boss , am sixteen nd i’m naija’s finest swagzzgidi…dammy krane is seventeen got more yrs ahead…listen 2 his unigals, below nd baddest of dem al i like gals.
    D boyz been featured in many track lyk , coke bottle, a,b,c, wif pipers on point…got oda free tracks lyk pooner …nd try check out ijo krane wif ade music saturdayz ..
    Krane is up rising , sky is ur limit….also for dannyhiell ft dammy krane nd yung6ix tweettown…me is comin soon coz am bigger dan asun..south shout 2 bella naija ..dannyhiell is south cute coded boy…follow me on twitter @dannyhiell .pray next yr ma sky is gonna b sunny …swagzgidi

  11. keisha*

    August 8, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    he’z 17??? wow!!

  12. korrow

    August 8, 2011 at 6:02 pm

    Nice one dammy its ur boi korrow,u know I won’t stop supporting cuz am also coming…


    August 8, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    he is 17 but that picture is so wrong for his age. why are there girls throwing themselves at him, in a sexual manner, and why the hell is he in a bar, and the ladies are holding alcohol? what kind of message is he sending? why cant some people just act their age, its so damn annoying.

  14. hajiya

    August 8, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    that picture is not so appropriate 4 a 17 yr old….haba!….yes he can b a child star without all these alcohol or ‘girls’ themed songs…make d boy grow up well abeg.

  15. efe tommy

    August 8, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    nice songs… fingers crossed on him already

  16. The Silver Conductor

    August 8, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    I do agree with some of the above comments, but I’ll just say keep doin what cha do, It all sounds good, but just be you, not what you see in all the videos and what other artist are doing, stay original.
    Who am I? The Silver Conductor at:
    Remember:”Always know who loves you”
    The Silver Conductor

  17. eloho

    August 9, 2011 at 12:38 am

    Hmmmmm! Amaka and Hajiya are so right. Dammy, try doing more conscious meaningful music. Young talents are always exciting to watch.

  18. Ola hush

    March 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    Dammy krane is d boss….i’v gat almost all his music such as ”ijo krane,monkey post,robocop,on point,uni gurlz,etc”…ur no1 fan….ImHushClothing on twitter,Ola Hush on facebook……n i’m only 15

  19. PhlexB

    June 12, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    Dammy krane, i love ya music so much dt only God know if der will be limit to ur star cuz u gat swag for street, sweet and melodious voice peep whoever, u good looking for d gurl. Mem, keep it up, dnt waste ur sperm oooooo.

  20. l$t rep orile

    September 24, 2012 at 8:31 am

    dammy krane 4 d mama kip its up u r wif my numba 1 artist all ova africa 2face idibia am rilly hapi 4 u gbam.dammy gurlz wil always com arnd buh plssssssssssssssssss apply wisdom d ball is n ya court i blv u shld know how 2 play its. kudos 2 ya parent 2 fingers n d air 4 mumcy nd pman i pray dey leaved long 2 reap d fruit of dere labour 10q

  21. Banke Vivienne S

    January 24, 2013 at 12:33 am

    Such a bloody shame he’s just 17.. was going to ask if would marry us ..:S

  22. Banke Vivienne S

    January 24, 2013 at 12:48 am

    Dammy Krane- keep doing ya thing, I’m right behind you anyday mehn.. just listened to your MY DEAR about an hour ago for the first time ever and believe me, its been on repeat since.. LOVE YA HANDSOME!!!
    Much love from Cambridge, UK xxxxxKISSSSSSSSSSSESxxxxx

  23. Banke Vivienne S

    January 24, 2013 at 1:14 am

    OKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK I’m addicted!!!!!!!!!! HYPERTEK things!!! Carry go jorr My Dear, NOTHING DO YOU!!!!! ❤ ❤❤ ❤❤❤ ❤❤❤❤ ❤❤❤❤❤ MWAAAAAAH

  24. LALA

    April 24, 2014 at 9:22 am


  25. matthew

    May 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    Abegi, dammykrane me i see yhu o…. #siping my kunu nd reading comments#

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