Jos born, Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and father, Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known as Tuface Idibia (and fondly called 2baba by some), is one of the best music exports Nigeria has ever produced.

Despite his unarguable success and achieving super stardom, including a string of his evergreen ‘African Queen’ from his debut solo album in 2004; the September 18 born, with over 16 years in the music industry, has remained humble and down-to-earth.

As the father of seven clocks 40 today, we bring to you 5 random and hilarious facts about Tu-baba that you probably did not know before now.

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The 1st time he ever came to Lagos was in 1992, he actually came with a friend when he was in secondary school, after spending one week, 2face and his friends returned back to benue and later relocated to Lagos with black face in 1998.


The African musician who influenced Tuface’s music was Fela.

He however has a thing for Oliver De Coque, Hugh Masekela and he says out of the famous global ‘brand’ he has met in his life, Wyclef Jean is the best.

He says he stands out for him, considering his kind of spirit and his humility.


He says His stage name ‘2face’ was chosen by him not because of any multiple personality but because of the fact that he thinks people in public will see him on TV, read about him in the papers, hear about him on the radio, thereby creating an impression of him to many, which necessarily is not all about him, the real Innocent Idibia is not the public figure.


Tuface has seven children from three different women. Although he is married to Annie Macauley after dating for over 12 years, They married in April 2013 in Dubai and they have two girls together. he also has children from Pero Adeniyi and Sumbo Ajaba. The names of the children are Rose Idibia, Isabella Idibia, Nino Idibia, Zii Idibia, Justin Idibia, Zena Idibia and Olivia Idibia.

Tuface Idibia has a total of 13 studio albums and over 36 recorded songs…He wants to be remembered as the artiste who came and was very plain and open, no film trick around him. What you see is what you get, No hype. According to him; na me be me, you know. I want to be remembered as that guy who came and didn’t try to brag that he is (Aliko) Dangote, my money never reach Dangote level.

If you didn’t know all these about 2face, YOU ARE WELCOME

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