Zlatan is the stage name of Omoniyi Temidayo, the award-winning Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer who originated the “Zanku” dance craze.
∙ He first gained notice for his music in 2014, when he won a nationwide talent search of Nigerian college students.
∙ Thanks to a viral video of afropop superstar Davido dancing to his song “My Body,” Zlatan became a sensation in 2017.
∙ His 2018 smash “Zanku (Legwork)” turned his self-devised “Zanku” dance into a national sensation.
∙ Collaborating with popular Nigerian singer Naira Marley, he had a hit in 2019 with “Am I a Yahoo Boy.”
∙ In 2019, he received four nominations at The Headies, Nigeria’s biggest annual music awards, and he won Best Collaboration for “Killin Dem,” his hit with singer Burna Boy.
∙ Zlatan launched his own record label, Zanku Records, in 2020.