2Face Idibia honorary degree at Igbinedion University. 2Face Idibia the young man who became a legend in his own lifetime added another laurel to his many.Innocent Idibia was on the 10th of May conferred with a honorary degree at the famous
2Face also paid a visit to the founder of the University,The Esama of Benin Sir Chief Dr G.O Igbinedion.
He visited the Chief with his wife Annie Idibia.See biography,wedding as well as pictures of 2Face visit to the Esama and his ceremony of conferment at the I
2Face was born on the 18th of September 1975 in Jos Plateau Nigeria.He is 40 years old.He is known with many names,2Baba,TuBaba,Tuface,2Face being some of them.He is married to his longtime girlfriend Annie McCaulay Idibia who he met when she was a teenager many years ago.They have 2 children together but 2Face has other children with 2 other women.
On 2 May 2012, 2Face Idibia and Annie Macaulay married in Lagos, Nigeria in a private ceremony. 2face announced his marriage via his Twitter page. Annie Macaulay and 2Face had their traditional wedding on 8 March 2013 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom State Nigeria. The couple also had a white wedding in Dubai, on Saturday 23 March 2013 with Nigerian and Ghanaian celebrities all present to see the long term couple tie the knot.
2 Face has many laurels to his name,his classing song African Queen was the first song to be played on MTV Africa.2Face has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.
He is from the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State, in central Nigeria. He attended Saint Gabriela's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He enrolled at Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in business administration and management. While attending IMT, he performed at school organised shows and parties, as well as other regional schools such as the University of Nigeria and Enugu State University of Science & Technology. He eventually dropped out to pursue his music career. While attending IMT, 2face Idibia started composing and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services (ESBS) in 1996.
Also in 1996, he adopted the stage name "2Face" (Tuface). He cited the reason as "trying to demarcate my personal life with my business life.
2Face and Plantashun Boyz.
He moved to Lagos and started performing with rapper BlackFace Naija. He had met BlackFace while attending IMT. With Blackface (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) and with musician Faze (Chibuzor Oji), he went on to form the trio band Plantashun Boyz.
Plantashun Boyz released two successful albums: Body and Soul (2000) and Sold Out (2003)under the Nelson Brown's owned Label (Dove Records) before disbanding in 2004. Relations were marred for many years during which the band broke up and started their solo careers. Long after the break-up known as the "Faze vs Tuface" beef, the band came back together in 2007 for the purpose of recording a third and final album entitled Plan B (2008)