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Poco Lee Biography: Education, Career, Controversy, Awards, and Net Worth

Poco Lee, real name Iwe Pascal, is a Nigerian dancer, MC, and hypeman from Lagos State, Nigeria. He is well-known for his distinct Poco dance technique, as well as his impressive legwork, which earned him an award. Poco Lee won the 2019 Naija Hype Award for Best Dancer (NHS)

Early Life & Education

Poco Lee was born in Lagos on October 21, 1996, to Mr. Kenneth Iweh and Mrs. Augustina. He is from Iweh in the Orlu LGA of Imo State, Nigeria. Poco Lee is the third child of his parents’ five children. Poco grew up in Ojo, Lagos, and received his primary education at the Nigerian Navy Basic School, Okokomaiko in Ojo. He received his secondary education at Command Day Secondary School in Ojo Barracks, Lagos State. In December 2019, he graduated from Lagos State University (LASU) with a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology.

Career

Poco Lee’s passion for dance dates back to his college days. His biggest break came when he posted a video of himself dancing to the popular dances Zanku and Legwork at a Lagos State University (LASU) event, which earned him a Tunde Ednut Instagram repost. The one-minute video quickly went viral online, appearing on the profiles of various celebrities and catching the attention of dance creator Zlatan Ibile, who quickly collaborated with him and enlisted his participation in the video for the song Zanku.

Poco Lee has met with artists such as 2baba, Zlatan Ibile, Wizkid, Naira Marley, Davido, Burna Boy, and many others. On the plus side, he has appeared in music videos for songs performed by the aforementioned famous musicians. Since then, he has also established himself as a professional dancer in the entertainment industry.

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Personal Life

Portable Allegation

Portable, a Zazu crooner, recorded himself accusing top dancer Poco Lee of attempting to defraud him. Poco Lee feat Portable is achieved by making it portable. Portable wondered why Poco Lee’s name was at the top. Portable Feat Poco Lee should have been the title of the song. The name Poco Lee should be mentioned in the back.

Portable’s call-out video sparked a lot of discussion on social media, and many people had mixed feelings about it. Some accused the dancer of cheating Portable, while others thought the Zazu star acted inappropriately by calling out Poco Lee.

Music Features

Poco Lee has starred in quite a number of music videos since he has come into the limelight. Some of these music videos are:

  • Zazu – Portable ft Poco Lee ft Olamide
  • Killin’ Dem – Zlatan Ibile ft Burna Boy
  • Am I A Yahoo Boy? – Naira Marley
  • Zanku – Zlatan Ibile
  • Oyi – 2Baba ft H Idibia
  • This Year – Zlatan
  • Agege -Tekno ft Zlatan Ibile)
  • Vision 2020 – Bella Schmurda ft. Olamide
  • Soapy – Naira Marley
  • Osanle – Zlatan Ibile ft Davido
  • Bum Bum – Davido ft Zlatan Ibile)
  • Of Lala – Rahman Jago, ft Jamo Pyper, and Zlatan Ibile.

Awards

Year Event Prize Result
2019 Naija Hype Award (NHS) Best Dancer Won

Net worth

He is estimated to have a net worth of $100,000. Although, his net worth is not verified yet.

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