Barry Jhay, known by his stage name, has his real name as Oluwakayode Junior Balogun. He is a fast upcoming Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter.
He was born on February 13,1993 in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria to the family of popular legendary Fuji Artist, Late Ayinde Barrister. Barry Jhay grew up in Lagos State where he had his primary and secondary education respectively.


Barry Jhay’s Musical Career

Barry Jhay began his music journey at a very young age when he used to sing to entertain his friends and family members.

This is to be expected as Barry is coming from a family of music background, with his father being a legendary Fuji artist.

Barry Jhay became professionally known artiste when he released a supposedly evergreen song, “Aiye”.

The song was a hit and shot him to global recognition in music. It was widely believed to be a huge success even with less promotion, as it received wide airplay in all media platforms. The song was appraised as it centred on bringing back the Yoruba quality sound and culture.

In February 28, 2020, Barry Jhay released the album, “Barry Back”. It was another huge success with more than 2 million streams on all music streaming platforms.

Barry Jhay is indeed very creative and talented music star. He has since dropped several singles and projects, some of which are:

  • Melanin
  • Aye
  • Grace
  • Gratitude (featured by Superwozzy)
  • Story
  • Daddy
  • Japa
  • Money
  • Ashe She
  • Muje
  • Ori
  • Ma So Pe
  • Kabiyesi
  • Ologbon

Awards and Nominations

Barry Jhay has been nominated for good number of awards and won some, including:

  • 2018 Winner of Best New Act of the Year at City People Music Awards
  • 2019 Rookie of The Year at The Headies Awards.
  • 2018 nominee for Best Street Hop artiste at The Headies Awards.
  • 2018 nominee for Most Promising Act of the Year at City People Music Awards.

The talented singer is currently signed to the Cash Nation Entertainment music label.

Barry Jhay is also a mentee of a popular Nigerian singer, Davido.

His Personal Life

Barry is not yet married, perhaps in a relationship which has not received public attention. He is a fine young and talented singer with strong determination to making it bigger and climbing to the pinnacle of the music profession.

Barry Jhay’s Net worth

Barry Jhay is currently doing very well in the music world with an estimated net worth of about $200,000 dollars.

He is very prominent on social media with large fan base. You can follow Barry Jhay on Instagram: @Therealbarryjhay

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