Ekenedilichukwu Ijemba, professionally known as Humblesmith is a Nigerian afropop recording artist who achieved recognition upon the release of his single titled "Osinachi", which later won a nomination spot at the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. He first ventured into the entertainment business as an actor, starring in a number of films including Hypertension (2010) with Sam Loco Efe.
He hails from Uruala, a town in Ideato North local government area of Imo State, southeastern Nigeria. Humblesmith was born on May 14, 1991 into a Catholic family in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. While in secondary school, he started dancing and was part of a group called American Boys before he left Ebonyi State for Asaba City, the capital of Delta State, South-Southern Nigeria in order to pursue a career in music.
In 2012, he left Asaba City for Lagos State where he recorded his debut single "Chairmoo" in 2014. In 2015, he released "Osinachi, a chart-topping single that featured Phyno; and Davido in the remix version. The song earned him a nomination spot in the "Best New Act" category at the 2016 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards and was also nominated in the "Hottest Single" category at the same event. In April 2016, he featured Flavour N'abania in a song titled "Jukwese" which enjoyed rotational airplay around the country. He later announced an Instagram competition tagged the "#JukweseContest" in reference to the song, with a $2,000 prize money for the winner.
In June 2016, Humblesmith signed a multi-million Naira endorsement deal with noodles manufacturing company Tummy-Tummy Food Industry.
Humblesmith is currently signed to N-Tyze Entertainment. He released his first studio album Osinachi in 2018 which is currently gaining massive airplays in media outlets, with a stand out track "Attracta" where he featured Tiwa savage.
He cites Bright Chimezie as his music influence. He usually sings the afropop genre of music with a little fusion of highlife.
Humblesmithhttps://media.okhype.com/storage/artist_images/jlnf3gjA1EfjI4GBtXM2m7RInZoTIU4741hzhieh.jpeg N-Tyze Entertainmet Owerri Imo , Nigeria
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