Duncan Mighty is a Nigerian singer, a professional sound engineer, and a music producer. He is the founder of JamBase Cable Tv station in Port Harcourt. Wene also has a construction company where he has over three hundred and seventy staffs. His song genre is Reggae, African R&B, and hip hop.
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Duncan Mighty Background
Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu popularly known as Duncan Mighty was born on the 28th of October 1983 in Obio Akpor, Rivers, to Mr and Mrs Okechukwu, as the only child.
He had his primary and secondary education at the Federal Government College Port Harcourt. Afterwards, he went to study Civil Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt. To date, he still works as an engineer in his construction company, whenever he is not working on his music.
Currently, he is married to Vivien Mighty, and they are blessed with three lovely children.
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Duncan Mighty’s Cars And Houses
He has a two-storey mansion in Port Harcourt, with fleets of exquisite cars parked in his garage. Amongst these cars are a Porsche Cayman, a Mercedes Benz E-Class Convertible, a Rolls Royce Phantom, and a Ford Explorer.
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Duncan Mighty Early Career
As a young boy Duncan Mighty was an instrumentalist that usually played the drums in church, he was also the choir director and a vocal coach.
Duncan’s love for music, made him go abroad to study audio engineering at Basel University, Switzerland. After his graduation, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted him to work as a sound instructor at Benson and Hedges, Lagos, Nigeria. There was also a time he worked as a sound engineer with Dolphin Studios at the Muson Centre, Lagos.
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After his service year, he didn’t leave Lagos. Instead, he stayed behind so that he could work with sound production companies in Lagos, in order to learn and master practical recording and sound production techniques. Duncan eventually left Lagos in 2006, after 6 years of acquiring the knowledge he needed.
He left Lagos for Port Harcourt. Thereafter, he got a job as a sound engineer at D Large Records and 360 Records. Subsequently, he went on to partner with Chris Aire, celebrity jeweler to form the AireMighty Records in 2006.
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The Start Of His Music Career
Duncan Mighty decided to release his first album after his father’s death in 2007. So, in 2008, he released his first studio album – Koliwater. The album contains twenty-two songs including Ijeoma, Scatter My Dada, Dance For Me and Ako Na Uche.
Because of the success of his first album, he started working on the release of his second album Ahamefuna (Legacy) almost immediately. Eventually, he released the album in the second quarter of 2010. Duncan Mighty produced the album alone without any featured artist or guest appearances.
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Wene released another album – Footprints in September 2012. He featured Timaya, Shaggy, Otuu Sax, Sandaz Black and Wande Coal in this album. Again, in 2014, he released another album titled Grace and Talent, in which he featured talents like Phyno, Young Stunna, Tick Lips, J Flex, etc.
He produced this album under his record label – Young Wealth Records. It is not news that most music artists have a signature that makes their songs unique. Duncan Mighty is not an exception as he sings mostly in his native Ikwerre language.
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Duncan Mighty Studio Albums
- Koliwater – 2008
- Ahamefuna (Legacy) – 2010
- Footprints – 2012
- Grace and Talent -2014
- The Certificate – 2016
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Duncan Mighty Awards And Nominations
- Duncan Mighty was honoured at the 4th annual Odudu Music Awards
- Nominated for the Artiste of the Year at The Headies – 2011
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Album of the Year – 2011
- Hottest Single of the Year nominee at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2011
- Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards – 2011
- Nominated for the African Artiste of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards – 2012
- Nominee at the City People Music Award for South-South Musician of the Year – 2017
- Winner of City People Music Award for South-South Musician of the Year – 2018
- Nigerian Entertainment Award for Trailblazer – 2018
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Quotes Of Duncan Mighty
“When a woman tells you the other side of her life experiences because she loves you, please never use it against her when you guys are having a misunderstanding.”
“Have a mentor, learn from your mentor, but don’t copy your mentor.”
“When you pay the price of learning, whenever you talk, your teacher will listen…”
“He who has self-control is greater than he who can capture a city.”
“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.”
“When you love what you do, you won’t look at the stress involved in doing it.”
“Sometimes you stay silent, and allow people to assume all they want.”
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Duncan Mighty’s Net Worth
Duncan Mighty is a United Nations Peace Ambassador, as well as the Niger Delta Youth Ambassador. He is a musician whose music escapades have taken him to almost all parts of the world. He owns a cable television station called JamBase Tv, a thriving construction company, and he leases out heavy-duty machines. Therefore, he is expected to have a high net worth. According to nigerianinfopedia.com, Duncan Mighty is worth $1.8 million.
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Life Lessons From Duncan Mighty
- Duncan Mighty revealed in an interview that hard work, consistency, and perseverance are the key ingredients that moved his career to where it is today. Therefore, entrepreneurs who want to succeed should be ready to work hard, remain consistent, and persevere when the journey gets tough.
- Get more knowledge and skill in your area of focus or expertise, just keep learning, because the trend is changing by the day, so you need to keep up with it.
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