Qdot Alagbe, real name Fakoya Qudus Oluwadamilare, is a Nigerian indigenous singer and composer known for his musical genres of Hip Hop, Afro-beat, and Pure Afro Performer. Qdot rose to prominence in 2013 with the release of his hit song “Alomo Meta.” He derived the name Qdot from Qudus. His talent as a singer earned him the City People Music Award for Best Indigenous Artist of the Year.
Early Life & Education
Mr. and Mrs. Fakoya gave birth to Qdot on April 30, 1988, in Lagos State. He identified as half Ibadan and half Lagosian. He is the first child of his father and the second child of his mother. He finished high school at United Senior High School, where he earned his Senior Secondary School Certificate, and then went on to study General Arts at Yaba College of Technology in Yaba, Lagos.
Qdot is a well-known musician in the Nigerian music industry. In high school, he began his musical career. In 2010, he launched his music career with the release of his debut single “Story of My Life.” He has collaborated with a number of producers, including D’tunes, Antras, Indomix, and Citi Boi, to name a few. Qdot is still one of the most well-known indigenous Yoruba musicians.
Qdot has also performed and collaborated with well-known Nigerian artists such as Seriki, Olamide, Patoranking, Reminisce, and Jhybo. He rose to prominence in 2013 with his hit single “Alomo meta,” which he followed up with a strong performance the following year. Following that, he released “Ibadan,” a banger featuring Olamide.
Qdot maintained strong consistency throughout 2014 with the release of the hit song “Ibeere” (Question) and an accompanying video made by HG2. He released “Turn Up,” a party song, and “La La Lu,” a street classic featuring Lil Kesh, in 2016.
He continued to release popular songs in 2017, including “Apala New School,” which received widespread attention. Qdot Alagbe, as he is known locally, rose to prominence through his own entertainment label, “Yorubaboi Music,” and remains one of the most popular indigenous singers. He was signed to the Omo Ita Entertainment label before leaving when his contract expired.
Qdot became a force to be reckoned with in the Nigerian music industry after the release of one of his biggest hits, “Gbese,” a mix of street slang and Zanku vibes.
Qdot won the City People Music Award for Best Indigenous Artist of the Year in 2019 alongside Slimcase, Mr. Real, and Zlatan.
- Turn Up
- Ijo Gelede
- La La Lu
- Orin Emi
- Fuel Subsidy
- The Story
- Apala New School
Awards & Nomination
|2020||City People Music Award||Best Indigenous Artiste of the Year||Won|
|2019||Ogo Yoruba Award (OYA)||Best Indigenous Artist||Won|
|2019||City People Music Award||Best Indigenous Artiste of the Year||Nominated|
Qdot net worth is estimated at around $400,000 according to multiple sources. Although, his net worth has not been verified.