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#MyCityMyStory: Award Winning Artiste Dantonio Speaks of His Rise To Fame


Award wnning music star,Dantonio (The great) also known as Daniel Inyang, is a proven hit music producer, songwriter and performer. Currently based in the city of Port Harcourt, Dantonio burst into limelight in 2009 when he released his first single titled Piom Piom Piom, which caused a chain reaction in the music industry placing him on high demand all over Nigeria and Africa.

He was recently featured in WIRED Nigeria’s #MadeOfPortHarcourt, a subset of the “My City, My Story” project by Social Metrics Limited, meant to promote Port Harcout success stories, where Dantonio told his story of grass to grace in the music industry.

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His first studio album, “Rose On Concrete” which was released in 2011 listed such hits as “Kwo ikwo, Billion-Million, Hustle, Serenade and Kinda Gyal” that expressed his musical diversity endearing him the more to his fans and winning numerous accolades in the Niger Delta Advancement Awards (NDAA), AMBASSADOR Awards and Odudu Awards alongside various recognition. The “Piom Piom Piom” crooner was the Odudu Awards Artiste of the Year having bagged 5 awards in the 2013 edition of the event.

In 2014, Dantonio retraced his steps back to his Lord & Saviour Jesus and this necessitated a change of message to projecting the gospel of Christ through his music. Dantonio is currently finalizing an EP slated to drop in the second quarter of 2018.‎

About “My City, My Story’ Campaign

The “My City, My Story”  project was kick started to promote success stories peculiar to iconic cities in Nigeria. #MadeOfPortHarcourt is a subset meant to promote the amazing success stories that abound in the city of Port Harcourt, River state in Nigeria’s oil rich Niger Delta region. Port Harcourt is a city rich in oil and gas yet bedeviled with stories of violence and political restiveness as a section of the media would want to have the world believe, but its soul is truly fueled by hospitable and beautiful people.

The “My City, My Story” project by Social Metrics Limited, an online PR firm, seeks to “untell” some of the lies told about Port Harcourt by telling mostly its good and amazing stories.  The project shall be unfolded in phases starting with the interviews, docu-series and finally a drama series that will feature online and on TV stations across the globe.

Watch the full interview with WIRED TV here.

 

Read about other Port Harcourt success stories here. To have your stories featured, write info@socialmetricsng.com.

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