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.
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
Ima Ndi Anyi Bu
Let Me Love You
Party Like Its 1980
All Eyes on Me
Reason on You
High on You
Are You Not Entertain
Na So The Story Go
Talk For Me
Got It in My Vein
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.