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Frank Ehizogie Okhiria popularly known as Dj Phranky is a Nigerian independent Afrobeat, Rap/Hip-hop Artist, Deejay and Entrepreneur. He was born and raised in Edo state where he co launched a debut Gospel album titled "Color My Effort" in Assemblies of God Church 2008.

His zeal and passion for music made him relocate to Lagos in 2010, being an independent artist without a silver-spoon, sponsor or a record label he couldn't fund his musical carrier and went into the street of Lagos for survival where he did various 9-5 jobs to keep the music dream alive.

2012 he lost his commercial bus (Danfo) to a pastor who promised to help him manage the bus but ended up ripping him off.

2016, July 9th precisely he lost his mom to the cold hand of death, he couldn't continue his studio and Deejay services cause he couldn't fund the shop rent and other bills.

Same 2016, he had a son who is musically inclined too, he recorded his first single titled "Celebrate Me" on his 7th year birthday 2023.

2018 he lost the opportunity to travel to Europe on a platter of gold.

2019, he registered his company and started a mini importation (eCommerce) business where he buys good from China.

2020 during the corona virus pandemic he went bankrupt and couldn't fund his mini-importation business.

Since 2022, Dj Phranky has been able to pave way for himself and other independent artist despite all odds. His music is unique and catchy, he has a distinct sound that captures the listeners and motivates success.

He raps about relatable issues, street life, pains, struggle and overcoming the odds. Acknowledging that GRACE brought him this far and motivating other Independent Artists to chase their dreams and fulfill Destiny. 

Dj Phranky is the most underrated Nigeria independent artist without a silver-spoon, sponsor or record label to feature globally recognized industry legendary icons. He has worked with several Hip hop legends featuring; Rick Ross, Sean Kingston, Dizzy Wright, Juicy J, Jadakiss, Gucci Mane, Cam'ron, Xzibit, Kurupt, KXNG, Mc Eiht, Rass Kass and a variety of award winning artists and producers. 

His relentless pursuit of success and his groundbreaking achievement makes him a true trailblazer in the music industry, armed with incredible talent and insatiable hunger for success, these collaborations have not only solidified his position in the music industry but also earned him a devoted fan base around the world.

One thing is certain, DJ Phranky's legacy will continue to resonate for years to come, inspiring countless independent artists to embrace their unique vision and strive for greatness, no matter the odds. He is truly a craftsman of music and entrepreneurship so sit back and enjoy the ride.

I wasn't born with a silver spoon yet I crave for success. 
A bread winner who strive to put a smile on mama's face even as she embark on the journey of no return.

When my church youth president abandoned me as an upcoming gospel artist to sponsor non-members who do secular music, then I realized "No one cares to know what you can do until they see what you can do so work hard in silence and let your result speak".