Michael Vangawa Bolgent aka Mykebou, is a multi talented R&B singer, songwriter, and a producer who began his singing career at the age of six. As a youngster, Mykebou sang in the church choir, in his home town, michika, attending and performing at church concerts, before moving with his parents to Yola, Adamawa state in 1996.
In the year 2000, he enrolled into EYN CSS Kwarhi, where he obtained his ‘O’ certificate. While in EYN CSS Kwarhi, as a singer who has passion for music, he continued attending and performing at local shows around. Joining and winning different music contest.
He was announced most gifted R&B and most gifted male artiste, in the 2001 EYN CSS Awards, which is aimed at encouraging talents in the school.
In 2002, he and a couple of his friends formed the group ‘DA LEVITES’, whose aim was to be singing during Sunday service, but later changed plans, to writing songs for studio recording. In 2004, while in the group, they came up with their first album ‘RETURN’.
In the year 2006, Mykebou came up with his first solo single ‘LIVE AS ONE’. He continued with his singing career as a solo artist, writing and recording new singles, which were aired on the local FM & AM stations within and neighboring states.
His quest for becoming a good music composer, made him join the family of music producers. In 2007, with the availability of easy music production software, he started producing his own instrumentals, recording his own songs.
Now more than ever, his eyes are on the mainstream national and international market, working towards collaborating with national and international artistes like, BankyW, Darey Art Alade, elDee, Sean Ray, Kasebeat, and many more.
With the release of his new single #LOVELORN that has caught so many ears within Nigeria and abroad, Mykebou is working towards the release of his first solo album LOVE SCENARIO, where he intends to feature some talented Nigerian upcoming artiste and a couple of others from the USA, and UK. The album is intended to be released in October this year.