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Kingsley Eno Osagie also known by his stage name Winning Jah ace Nigerian Reggae musician, multiple award winner  for Reggae albums, Philanthropist, CEO of AMC1D NGO,  co founder of AID PEOPLE CHANGE NGO in Ireland, producer and a percussionist , he is also known for his songs like Big Man and Deep Sea, which recently got nominated by Amnesty Internatyional Music award.   He was born at Kano State in the Northern part of Nigeria by Mr Bright Osagie and Mrs Stella Osagie, raised in Benin City -Edo State. He attended Edaiken Primary school, he later got admission to Eweka Grammar School and later proceeded to Immaculate conception college before attending University Of Benin (U.N.I.B.E.N) where he studied Business administration. His fame started in the 1990’s after his track “Big Man” got banned , he is also the innovator of  his Reggae style he called “Emababa beat” meaning “toy beat”which is now the most used style in Benin City (Nigeria) by 21th century Nigerian Reggae singers,he was inspired by Fela Kuti, Majek Fashek, Alpha Blondy, Peter Tosh,Bob Marley.

In the year 1990, Winning Jah released an album tittled “Big man” to be banned by the Nigeria Police force due to the politica criticism on the Album.

In 2008 , he was arrested by the Italian Government and sentenced to three years imprisonment for accomodating illegal immigrants as his explanations or reasons was based on humanitarian services but unluckily his reasons was unachievable, he is also the founder of Amc1d Aiutabambini Onlus, AMC1D PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL ONLUS a global non profit organisation  in Italy and Africa. 

His song titled “Rude Boy” released on both Digital music platforms  and Physical Usb, sold over 280.000 units  only on USB flash drive

compare to his records sales on the album “Nouveau Business” which sold over 600 thousand units legally  in Nigeria only ,it   also resulted  as most pirated song by Alaba International marketers,  confirmed  by inhouse traders   and touts which also declared  a minimum of million units printed illegaly and distributed in streets by street hawkers in  2016.

In 2015 he collaborated with UNICEF  and  UN to fight corruption  against some frequent fake International nonprofit   associations working in Africa, during the campaign , he used a song  that became an anthem tittled “To Whom It May Concern , composed and written by him, the lyrics were translated in three languages “English” “French” and “Italian” on the Video with copies documented in Biblioteche civiche torinesi  Italy

In 2016 he  signed a  deal with VP Records  arms and subsequently published a 11 track album titled  “Nouveau Business” alongside with various singles and  four official videos

He is also the CEO of Enorecords, a family indie label  founded in the 60’s  in Edo State (Nigeria) working with  major Record labels like VP Records/VPAL Music  .

In 2016 , he signed  Austin Peter popularly known as King Wadada , Kora Award winner for best Africa Reggae 2010.

In 2017 his song “Deep Sea” was rated third most played by Amnesty International music award Italy

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