Who is Catch Fire?
Early Life Time
Started in 2012 and is renouned for rapping in Igbo, Hausa, Pidgin, Yoruba and English Language. His first debut studio songs are; “Onyenekwu” released in 2019. Supported by 5 singles Ep “O Por, Sugar Cane and Sunshine in 2021.
Birth Name: Prince Onyi Okparuba
Born: 30 March 1997 (age 24)
State: Anambra State, Nigeria.
Genres: Igbo Rapper, Hip Hop, Reggae and Afrobeats
Year Active: 2012 – present
Label: Hesting Records
A native of Anambra State, Prince Onyedikachi Okparuba was born and raised in Plateau State. By his parents together with his siblings; Chidozie Noble Okparuba, Chidiebere David Okparuba and Oluchukwu Miracle Okparuba.
His artistic talent and song o’por soon made him household names in langtang north. He attended St. Peters primary and secondary school and left in Sss1 to continue his secondary education in “Government Science and Technical College (Butechs) Bukuru, Jos”.
But later left in Sss3 second term and completed his o’level education in “Lyancit Community Secondary School Ndem Langtang North” His stage name was somehow given to him by one of his secondary school class mate (Shedrack AKA Flowki; Gas pack) after fighting with a senior student.
Catch Fire developed an interest for music during his secondary school days, he love free styling “Phyno” music: O’set Oringo and ghost mode…. Word by words, he sings dem during the school graduation party or any event organized by the school. He initially wanted to become an Engineer but was told he could do Fine and Applied Art.
He study Physical and Health Education (PHE) in College of Education Gindiri, Mangu, Plateau State. Where he started profiting from music during his second year (NCE 2). Catch Fire in relationship with fellow homebased artistes told “Niliflash” that “Phyno” is one of his Musical Artist he looks up to.
Catch Fire began recording his studio Ep O’por (Carry) it was recorded in Igbo, Pidgin, Hausa, Yoruba and English in 2019, which was publish in 2021. He released it followed by “Sugar Cane and Sunshine x (Swanky-assisted). O’por was uploaded on the internet by ValidVibes on July 2021.
In 2016 Catch Fire dated his first ex- girlfriend “Rupcit Lamtur” but broke up and later dated “Sandra Joshua”, “Happiness Dindam” and we’re unfortunate too. Now he is currently dating “Precious Nannyi”.
He once heard a singing partner: “Nanleep” which haven to be in the same choir with Catch Fire, they started music preparations in 2011 but later separated in 2016 after when Catch Fire decide to sing Circular music and Nanleep decide to sing Gospel music.
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