Poco Lee

June 19th, 2022

Biography

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Poco Lee, real name, Iweh Pascal Odinaka is one of the most popular dancers in Nigeria. He went from being a street dancer to emerging one of the most famous dancer across the African continent.

His rise to fame is one of the success stories of the internet generation, he became a sensation after he trended on Instagram with a dance video on one of Zlatan Ibile’s songs.

With his skillful legwork and Zanku moves, he has also become a household name for most Gen Z Nigerians and young influencers across the continent.

Early Life

Since his breakout year featuring in the popular eclectic Zanku Legwork video, Poco Lee has shared the stage with A-list superstar singers and performers like Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley, and Niniola among others.

Poco Lee is also associated with Burna Boy, Gucci Branch, Zlatan Ibile, Olamide, Naira Marley, Rahman Jago, Zanku Records, Marlian Records, DMW, and a long list of A-listers who often feature him in their songs.

How it started for Poco Lee

His biggest breakthrough hit the internet when he posted a video of him dancing to popular trending moves Zanku and Legwork in an event, hosted at Lagos State University (LASU) which got him a Tunde Ednut repost on Instagram. Immediately the one-minute clip escalated online and was seen on several celebrities’ pages, which caught the attention of the dance originator Zlatan Ibile who immediately linked up with him and employed his service in the video of the song Zanku.

Immediately after his viral dance, he was seen in several top celebrities’ videos dancing.

See also  Portable ft. Olamide & Poco Lee – Zazoo Zehh

Family

Poco Lee who grew up with his sister in Lagos – He is the third child out of five children of Mr. Kenneth Iweh and Mrs. Augustina Iweh, his parents.

Age

He was born on 21st October 1996.

Education

Poco grew up in Ojo in Lagos where he attended Nigerian Navy Primary School, Okokomaiko in Ojo, during his primary school days.

His secondary school education was at Command Day Secondary School, Ojo Barracks in Lagos State.

He holds a Bachelor Of Arts Degree from Lagos State University (LASU)

Girlfriend

Poco Lee is not married yet, but he is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Amaka.

What You May Not Know About Poco Lee

  • Lee is said to have begun his dancing career in the street of Lagos coupled with Mastering of Ceremonies and professional Hypeman.
  • He is from Orlu LGA in Imo State.
  • He used to post couples of skillful dance videos online which sees him inventing new moves.
  • In a recent interview with Potpourri, Poco Lee revealed he got the name back in his junior secondary school days. “It was during musical class. There is an Italian term in music called Poco a Poco which means little by little. So, I was actually the smallest in the class then so they started calling me Poco. I added “Lee” to spice it up and since then It’s “Poco Lee” from everyone,” he recalled.
  • In 2021, Poco Lee broke down to tears as WizKid brought his friend Bella Shmurda to London to perform at 02 Arena.

Source of wealth

Nigerian dancer

See also  Jumabee ft. Bella Shmurda & Poco Lee – Kogi (Official Video)

Master of the Ceremony

Hypeman

Brand Ambassador

Influencer

Net Worth

Poco Lee whose major source of income happens to be music video features, Mastering of Ceremonies (MC), and being events Hypeman has earned him an estimated net worth of $100,000 – $150,000

Notable features

After featuring in Zlatan Ibile’s music video, he became the dancer most Nigerian musicians want to have in their music video. He has featured in the music videos of the songs such as;

  • 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

Poco Lee won the “Best Dancer” award during the Naija Hype Award (NHS), 2019.

He has worked with several artists in the Nigerian music industry, including; Burna Boy, Gucci Branch, Zlatan Ibile, Davido, Olamide, Naira Marley, Rahman Jago, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, and Niniola. Poco Lee has danced in international events such as;

  • One Africa Music Festival – Dubai, United Arabs Emirate
  • Valentine’s Jamboree Concert – Nairobi, Kenya
  • Naira Marley’s concert – O2 Arena in London.

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