24 December 2016

Okcity Celeb Info: Runtown Full Biography, Net Worth, Age, Songs & Cars

Runtown : Biography, Net Worth, Age, Songs & Cars
He was born Douglas Jack Agu but better knwon as Runtown , born on the 19 of August 1989 to become a popular singer who has become the people’s choice . We know for sure that most of you out there don’t know much about Runtown that is one reason we are going to be revealing all that should be known about the Nigerian singer .
Douglas Jack Agu who is famous with the stage name Runtown is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer with a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and rap. His real name might not strike a chord, but the moment you mention the name ‘RunTown’ it will make sense instantsly .
Runtown was born in Enugu state on the 19th of August 1989, he grew up in two different cities, Abuja and Lagos where he had his primary education. While he was in Lagos Nigeria he lost his dad and from there he relocated to Abuja and in 2007 . He completed his secondary school education in Enugu state before he wrote his W.A.E.C examinations. He also met indigenous rapper Phyno in Enugu state  before he started his music career proper .
In 2007,  Runtown and Phyno moved together to Lagos from Enugu State to pursue their career because there was more chance for their career success in Lagos than in Enugun State . When they got to Lagos in 2007, he started started doing underground collaborations with artists like J-Martins and Timaya. The following year which is 2008, he teamed up with Phyno Phino to found a record label called Penthauz during which he released his first two singles “Party Like It’s 1980” and “Activity Pikin”. His got more attention after collaborating with Davido on his song “Gallardo” . Couple of months after releasing “Gallardo”, he signed a multi-million Naira contract with Eric-Manny Entertainment owned by Prince Okwudili Umenyiora, the C.E.O of Dilly Motors.

In 2012, Jamaican/American singer called Laza Morgan featured Runtown on a song titled “High on You” which was a chart topping song . J. Martins called Runtown to be featured on a song off his Elevation album titled “Tonight“; the gifted singer has also worked with Phyno on a song titled “Anam-Achi Vers-Achi” which was produced by WizzyPro. In an interview with NotJustOk.com, he said he his musical influences came from the likes of Sean Kingston, Bob Marley and Kanye West.
On the 2nd of November 2014, WizzyPro released a song titled “Emergency” featuring Runtown ,Skales and Patoranking.The music video for “Emergency” was directed by Patrick Elis was released on 19 January 2014 .
On November 23, 2015, Runtown shocked every one with the release of his debut studio album titled Ghetto University. The album has some colaborations from  popular musicians including DJ Khaled, Phyno, Wizkid, Uhuru and Anatii .

In 2014, Runtown revealed that he wrote “Aye”. In an interview with The Nigerian Tribune, he cleared the air because alot of fans has been asking him that question .
Awards And Nominations
1. Won Best Collaboration of The Year at 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
2. Nominated for Next Rated Act at The Headies 2014
3. Nominated for Best Pop Artiste at 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
4. Nominated for Artiste of The Year at 2015 City People Entertainment Awards

Runtown’s Net Worth
Runtown is curently worth not less than 1.5million Dollars according to industry analysis. Let us not forget in a hurry that he signed an endorsement deal with sport comnpany Adidas which is worth several millions of Naira and he also receive money from several other angles like shows, ring back turns from Teelcons in Nigeria and few others .
Baby Answer
Sarki Zaki
Ima Ndi Anyi Bu
Omalicha Nwa
Money Bag
Let Me Love You
Party Like Its 1980
All Eyes on Me
Reason on You
High on You
Activity Pikin
Are You Not Entertain
Na So The Story Go
Talk For Me
Aunty Tolu
Ghetto University
Anam-Achi Versa-Achi
Got It in My Vein

Date Of Birth (Age)
Runtown was born on the 19 of August 1989 . He is currently 27 years old as at the time of creating this Biography .
8 Things You Should Know About the ‘Gallardo’ Crooner
1. His real name is Douglas Jack Agu.
2. He was raised in three different regions of Nigeria
3. He got into music in 2007.
4. His musical talent developed in Lagos.
5. He signed to Eric Manny Entertainment in 2014.
6. The ‘Activity pikin’ is set to work with DJ Khaled.
7. He had a vision of playing basketball professionally before he starting singing.
8. He is currently pursuing a fashion degree.

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