Pheelz has been in the Nigerian music industry for over a decade; starting as a music producer, and adding singing and songwriting along the line. Since he’s spent most of his career as a record producer, you may not know much about him as producers tend to be in the background. In this article, we are going to be exploring the biography of Pheelz. Read on to learn about his career, net worth, age, and more.
The biography of Pheelz would be discussed below:
Early Life of Pheelz
Pheelz, whose real name is Phillip Kayode Moses, is a native of Ogun State who was born and grew up in Lagos State. He was born in Ojo local government area on 5 June 1994. At a young age, Pheelz developed an interest in music, starting as a singer in his local church. As a teenager, he played the piano during church services.
Pheelz will turn 29 years on June 5, 2023.
Career History of Pheelz
Pheelz has been in the Nigerian music industry for over a decade now, starting as a music producer before he added singing later on. In this section of the article, we’ll be discussing Pheelz’s career in two segments, that is, as a music producer and a singer.
Career as a Music Producer
Immediately after completing his secondary education at Comprehensive High School, Pheelz went to work under I.D. Cabassa at Coded Tunes as a music producer. Pheelz has attributed Timbaland, Dr. Dre, Cohbams Asuquo, Don Jazzy and I.D Cabassa as the record producers that influenced his decision to become a record producer.
While Pheelz was working as a record producer for Coded Tunes, he produced several songs for the musical artistes signed to the record label. Olamide was signed to Coded Tunes at the time Pheelz worked there, so Pheelz produced many songs off Olamide’s initial two albums, YBNL and Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. When First of All and Fucking with the Devil, off the YBNL album, became chart-topping singles nationwide, Pheelz had his breakthrough as a record producer. What’s more, since Pheelz produced all but one song on the Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album, his popularity as a record producer grew even further, earning a nomination at The Headies 2013.
As he began gaining ground in the music industry following the success of Olamide’s albums, Pheelz produced and was credited with numerous albums and popular songs of musical acts such as M.I., Tiwa Savage, and Runtown. In 2014, he teamed with COPILOT Music and Sound to produce a cover of Carlinhos Brown’s Maria Caipirinha, which was used as a digital campaign for the 2014 World Cup. To date, Pheelz has been nominated about a dozen times for his role as a music producer, winning the Producer of the Year category at The Headies 2020 edition.
Here are some of the songs that Pheelz has produced:
- Intro (Olamide ft. Do2dTUN)
- Esupofo (Olamide)
- Rep Adugbo (Olamide ft. Buckwyla & Pheelz)
- Anifowose (Olamide)
- Skammer (Olamide ft. Pele)
- Eleda Mi O (Olamide)
- Baddo Love (Olamide)
- Position Yourself (Olamide)
- Skit (Olamide ft. Ketchup)
- Gbadun Arawa (Olamide)
- Motivation (Olamide ft. Ice Prince, Pepenazi & Endia)
- Church (Olamide ft. Viktoh)
- Mu Emu (Olamide ft. B. Banks)
- Turn Up (Olamide)
- King Shii (Olamide)
- Durosoke (Olamide)
- Dope Money (Olamide ft. Phyno)
- Yemi My Lover (Olamide)
- Rayban Abacha (Olamide)
- Higher (Olamide ft. Bez)
- Money (Olamide)
- Fucking With the Devil (Olamide)
- Lights in the Air (Olamide ft. Buckwyla)
- Jale (Olamide)
- Street Love (Olamide ft. Minus 2)
- Owotabua (Olamide)
- Fuji House (Olamide ft. Dammy Krane)
- Remember (Olamide ft. Kayswitch)
- Nyarinya (Olamide)
- Ewo Idi (Olamide)
- Jesu O Kola (Olamide)
- Emotional Blackmail (Olamide ft. Kidakudz)
- First of All (Olamide)
- Industreet (Olamide ft. Reminisce)
- Human Beings (M.I. ft Sound Sultan & 2face)
- Tuwo Shinkafa (Runtown ft. Barbapapa)
- Billionaire (Teni)
- Party Scatter (Fireboy DML)
- 49-99 (Tiwa Savage)
- Jore (Kizz Daniel ft. Adekunle Gold)
- Shoki (Lil Kesh)
- Surrender (Mr Eazi ft. Simi)
As a music producer, Pheelz is also known as Pheelz Mr. Pheelz, and Ridimakulayo.
- Career as a Singer
At almost the same time his career as a record producer kicked off in 2012, Pheelz released his first single titled Hustle. He went on to release several other songs afterwards but these songs didn’t receive the widespread recognition as had would have wanted. In 2021, he released an extended play project (EP) titled Hear Me Out through Empire Distribution.
His big break in music was when he teamed up with BNXN to release Finesse, which became a nationwide hit. Finesse peaked at number 1 on the TurnTable Top 50 chart; number 131 on the Billboard Global 200; number 8 on the UK Singles Chart; and number 10 on World Digital Songs Sales. He then signed a record deal with Warner UK in March 2022.
Before the end of 2022, Pheelz teamed up with superstar Davido, to release Electricity, which also topped several music charts. The latest song by Pheelz is Finesse with French Montana of Coke Boys.
Here are some songs that Pheelz was the lead artist:
- Hustle (2012)
- Son of Abraham ft. Olamide (2015)
- I.J.N (2016)
- Honey ft. Reekado Banks (2016)
- Gobe ft. Olamide & Naira Marley
- One Life (2020)
- Moslado (Pheelz Remix) ft. Teni (2021)
- Finesse ft BNXN (2022)
- Finesse ft. French Montana (2022)
- Electricity ft. Davido (2022)
Pheelz has also been featured on several songs of established Nigerian acts such as Olamide, Kizz Daniel, and M.I.
Awards and Recognition
Pheelz has been nominated over a dozen times in major entertainment award shows most of which have been for songs he produced. However, the only award he’s won so far is the Producer of the Year award at The Headies 2020 edition, for producing Billionaire by Teni.
Pheelz is estimated to be worth around $700,000 as of the time of writing (early 2023), although his streams of income outside the entertainment industry (if any) cannot be ascertained.