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Brief history of P-square

Brief history of P-square

Peter and Paul Okoye, also popularly known as P Square are Nigerian R&B duo of identical twin brothers, famous for their talent for singing and dancing. They produce and release their albums through Square Records managed by their elder brother, Jude Okoye.

Paul and his twin brother Peter were born on November 18, 1981, in Anambra State, eastern Nigeria, and they grew up there for a while before their parents decided to move to Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. The two are natives of Ifite Dunu, Anambra State of Nigeria. They had their basic education at St. Murumba Secondary School, a Catholic school in Jos where Peter and Paul joined the school music and drama club. They began singing, dancing, and mimicking songs by MC Hammer, Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson.

Their artistic talent and precise dance routine soon made them household names in the city of Jos, where they performed at school functions and other occasions.

Later in 1999, Peter and Paul attended music school to develop their skills on the keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. Their work includes the soundtracks for a number of films like Tobi, Mama Sunday, Moment of Bitterness and Evas River.

P Square also enrolled at the University of Abuja in the later part of 1999 to study Business Administration. The Smooth Criminals which was originally made up of 5 performers including Peter and Paul disbanded when its members left to various other universities.

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