Johnny Drille. John Ighodaro, better known as Johnny Drille was born and raised in Edo State, Nigeria. He is from a family of seven including a clergy father and mother. He graduated from the University of Benin in 2012 where he majored in English and Literature.
The talented singer who started doing music at a very tender age in church, was a contestant at the MTN project fame season 6.
Ever since then, he has been churning out songsuntil he caught the attention of the Mavin boss, Don Jazzy when he did a superb cover to Di’ja’s hit song “Awwww”.
He followed it up with his own personal song “Love don’t lie” and later released another song “Wait for me” which topped Nigerian charts at that time
He also released the folky love song “beautful love”, a celebration of true love.
The singer revealed that he had tried his hands at multiple genres of music including high life and hip hop but didn’t work out for him as expected until he figured out a way to stand out when he came across the music of the American folk bnad, Mumford & Sons.
According to him,
his musical includes; Mumford & Sons, Owl city, Phillips, Passenger,
Jon Bellion, Laura Muula and the Nigerian sesnsation, Cobhams Asuquo.