Samklef biography, background, net worth, achievements

In this post, Platinum Times Nigeria archives the life story and career achievements of Nigerian music producer and musician, Samklef.

Samklef, whose real name is Samuel Oguachuba, is a prominent Nigerian musician, producer, songwriter and disc jockey (DJ) known for his contributions to the Nigerian music industry.

He is well known for his signature audio, “Samklef on the beat”, he has worked with top music stars in Nigeria such as Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Olamide, Ice Prince amongst others.

He is the CEO of Noni Records and is presently signed to KES Entertainment Record Label.


Samklef was born as Samuel Oguachuba on 5th February, 1985 at Airforce Base PWD, Ikeja, Lagos State but is originally an Igbo native from Imo State, Nigeria.

He spent his formative years in Lagos State where he acquired his academic degrees.

Music career

Samklef rose to fame in the music scene with his unique blend of Afrobeat, hip-hop, and R&B sounds.

He began his music career as a producer, working with various artists and producing hit songs for prominent Nigerian musicians like Wizkid, D’banj, Ice Prince, Olamide, Skales, Don Jazzy, 2face etc.

Samklef has collaborated with international artists like Kanye West and Timberland.

Other artists he has collaborated with are J Bryte, Emmsong, O’cube, Vector, Mudina, Sunny Neji, Ruggedman, Durella, Skales, D’Prince, and Simisola.

In addition to his success as a producer, Samklef is also a talented artist and Disc Jockey (DJ).

He has released several albums and singles that have earned recognitions and commercial success.

“Noni,” Samklef’s debut album, was released in 2010, in January 2011, he released an international version of the album, called “NONILIZING.”

Samklef and Wizkid collaborated on the song “Nonilizing,” which is part of the album Nonilizing, he also has a music video for “Suwe” on his record.

Some of his popular songs include “Molowo Noni,” “Molowo Noni Remix,” “Suwe,” “Molowo Noni Remix,” and “Skelebe.”

Samklef has collaborated with several entertainment companies, such as Exp & i360, Mind Falls, Flow Records, Smashers Records, Sound Factory, and Back 2 Black, prior to launching his own record label, Noni Records.

Private life

Samklef is known for his versatile music style, incorporating elements of traditional Nigerian music with contemporary sounds.

He is happily married to Yvonne Iheduru and together they have a family.

Samklef is presently signed to Akon’s KonLive Distribution, KES Entertainment Record Label, and Kleff Sounds.


He won Producer Of The Year at the City People Awards, 2011.

Net worth

Samklef’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000.

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