Raoul John Njeng-Njeng popularly known as (Skales) is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter born on 1st April 1991 in Kaduna. he hails from Edo State. the only Child of his family, he grew up in a Church setting. He received his elementary and secondary education in Kaduna. Skales met producer, Jeremiah and Jessy Jagz while in the University of Jos. He left University of Jos and attended Lead City University, where he graduated with a degree in Office Management and Technology.
In 2000, he started writing rap songs in Kaduna. he always traveled to Jos to work with Jesse Jagz and Jeremiah Gyang. In 2008, he entered for the Zain Tru Search Competition and Emerged as the winner for the North Central region, which made him well known at that time. in an interview with This Day Newspaper, Skales described himself as an entertainer whose music is influence by his surroundings. His 2009 release, “Heading for a Grammy”, was inspired by Kenya West’s “Jesus Walks”. He later relocated to Lagos and signed a record deal with Empire Mate Entertainment in 2009. He released the singles “Mukulu” and “Keresimesi” simultaneously. Both songs were produced by Sarz and released under the EME label. The music video for the latter was directed by Clarence Peters and uploaded onto YouTube on 28 November 2011. Skales was one of the main acts on E.M.E’s debut compilation album, Emire Mate State of Mind (2012). He collaborated with Banky W., Wizkid, Shaydee, Niyola and DJ Xclusive on five “Baddest Boy”, “Get down Tonight”, “Sun Mo Mi”, “Ko Mo Le” and “Change” of the album’s seven singles. His debut single, “Must Shine”, enjoyed numerous airplays early 2009 on the Rhythm FM stations in Lagos, Jos and Abuja.
|NAME||Raoul John Njeng-Njeng|
|GENRE OF MUSIC||Hip-Hop and R&B|
|RECORD LABEL||Baseline Music, OHK Music.|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kaduna|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1st April 1991|
|NET WORTH||$2.3 Million USD|
Skales has recorded over 200 songs and collaborated with numerous artists, including El Dee Jeremiah, Gyang, Banky W, and Knighthouse. His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “Mukulu”, “Keresimesi”, “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”. In May 2014 Skale left EME following the expiration of his four years Contract. Skales established his record label, OHK Music. with debut album, “Man of the Year”, which was released in 2015. On 6 May 2014, Skales released “Shake Body” as the first single from the aforementioned album. The song was produced by Jay Pizzle and its music video was released on 22 July 2014 onto YouTube.
Skales Net worth is estimated at $2.3 Million USD.
It was alleged that skales signed a record deal with Timaya’s Dem Mama Records following his departure from EME.he debunked the report on February 2014.