Artist: Boogie Man
Iyenemi Tyger (born 28th Of February 1984), who performs under the mononym Boogie Mann, formerly Damage is a Nigerian afro artist, born and raised in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State in the southern part of Nigeria .Boogie Mann was part of a record label called Tuck Tyght that was established by Henry Diete Spiff in the year 2000, The label facing the challenges of the Nigerian Music Industry at that time worked inevitably to produce a group album called NOW OFFICIAL, The album played a great role in enlightening all the artists in the label (which were at that time really young about 15-17) to all the facets of the music business such as Production , Mixing & Mastering , Sound Engineering, packaging & distribution , this experience would change his life forever .
Boogie Mann was born Iyenemi Tyger in Elekahia Housing Estate, Port-Harcourt .His Father is a chemical engineer and businessman .His mother was a sales woman that sold African attires .He has three siblings, a brother named Afonya, Ibioku & his step elder brother that died in 2002 of Hyperthiesis and while his family lived in Rumoumasi, Port-Harcourt he would rhyme and make sounds with his mouth at age 11, being inspired by Michael Jackson. He loved listening and dancing to music that he got a lot of attention when he got into secondary school in Federal Government College, Port-Harcourt. He had a drive and passion for music that he would have to make a tough decision later in his life.
His career officially started in 1998, when he started performing Karaoke’s in his school social club activities; He performed songs by other artists like Notorious Big (Sky is the Limit) and other popular acts by that time .he immediately moved on to join the Tuck Tyght record label in 1999, he wrote songs like Roll, More to Life, Game Of Life, Suffer Market and Jump On Me, these tracks where very likeable tracks in the album. Faced with the challenges in the business such as having equipments, resources and pressure from his family to finish his education, he stopped active recording and started a Software Engineering course in NIIT, which he finished in 2006, his plan was to raise funds to start his own record label .Which he finally did by September 2010 in collaboration with his long time friend Orbeat who is a multifaceted producer and they started work on his debut album titled Play Theory. They have concluded the project and are currently promoting the singles of the album, the album has a popular single title ROCK YOUR PARTY. So far they have been working endlessly to rollout the album which is highly anticipated.