ICS: The Rising Star in Nigeria’s Hype Man Scene

Kehinde Sodiq Omoshayor, popularly known as ICS (I Can’t Shout), has emerged as a prominent figure in Nigeria’s entertainment industry, particularly as a hypeman. With his upcoming “Beach Experience Concert” scheduled for June 7th, 2024, ICS reflects on his journey and the pivotal moments that propelled his career.

Having shared the stage with renowned artists like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Zlatan Ibile, and others since 2022, ICS credits these experiences as instrumental in his rise to prominence. His energetic performances and ability to captivate audiences have earned him recognition and respect within the industry.

In 2020, ICS was recognized as one of the Top 10 hype men in Nigeria, solidifying his position as a rising talent in the entertainment scene. However, it was December 2022 that marked a breakthrough year for him, as he became a fixture at major concerts across Lagos, including those headlined by Wizkid, Burna Boy, Zlatan Ibile, and Davido, among others.

His close association with Zlatan Ibile, serving as the specific hypeman to introduce him on stage, has further boosted his visibility and credibility as a hypeman. Notable performances at events like the Island Block party and Davido’s Fans Concert have cemented his reputation as a dynamic entertainer.

Despite his growing success, ICS remains grounded and focused on bringing joy to his fans. His signature event, “The Beach Experience,” now in its third year, reflects his commitment to creating memorable experiences for his audience.

Born and raised in Lagos, ICS embarked on his hyping career after completing secondary school. Known for his infectious smile and polished delivery, he has become a familiar face at events, concerts, weddings, and clubs across Nigeria, showcasing his talent and passion for entertainment.

As he prepares for his upcoming concert, ICS remains dedicated to his craft, determined to leave a lasting impact on Nigeria’s entertainment landscape. With his infectious energy and charismatic presence, ICS continues to ascend as a rising star in the hypeman scene, captivating audiences and spreading joy wherever he goes.

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