Augustine Miles Kelechi (born December 17, 1992), known by his stage name as Tekno, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. The talented singer and dancer was born in Bauchi State into a family of six — five boys and one girl. He lived most of his young life in Northern states like Nassarawa, Kaduna and Abuja due to the fact that his father was a member of the Nigerian Army. He is the elder brother to Starboy label act Spotless. At the age of 8, Tekno Miles was enrolled in a music school where he learned and mastered the basics of playing the piano and guitar. He is the elder brother to Starboy label act Spotless.
Tekno Music Life
The talented musician was first signed under K-Money Entertainment. His first single titled “Holiday”, was released under the imprint. With featured vocals from Davido, “Holiday” was positively accepted and gained massive airplay.
Tekno Miles career started picking up when he was spotted by renowned Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu at an event in Abuja in 2012, after Tekno Miles received a standing ovation following the performance of a song titled “Onye Ne Kwu”, his remix of Ice Prince’s “Oleku”. It was at the same event he met Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn, the manager of Made Men Music Group and they became friends. Ubi and Iyanya eventually encouraged Tekno Miles to move to Lagos to further his music career
He signed a recording contract with Made Men Music Group on October 5, 2013, under which he released singles like “Dance” and “Anything”. These singles earned him a nomination in the “Best New act of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. On June 18, 2015, Tekno Miles released his hit single titled “Duro”, which was produced by DJ Coublon.
In June 2018, Tekno signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMGN), a division of Universal Music Group in charge of West Africa, as well as the UK-based Island Records. In July 2019, Tekno was featured on Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack on the song “Don’t Jealous Me”.
Good for him and his fans, in December 6, 2020, Tekno released the tracklist for his long-awaited debut album, Old Romance.
Tekno Net Worth
Tekno is estimated to worth $2.5 million.