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15 Untold Secrets About Runtown

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15 Untold Secrets About Runtown


The founder of Penthauz Records, Runtown was born with the name of Douglas Jack Agu on 19 August 1989 in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Below we listed out 15 Untold Secrets about Runtown.

1. Runtown was born with the name of Douglas Jack Agu.

2. He completed his primary education in Lagos and his secondary education in Enugu State.

3. He is currently studying towards a Degree in Fashion Management at a fashion school in New York.

4. He released his first single titled “Runtown” in 2007, produced by Soge which was well received by many fans.

5. He partnered with Phyno in 2008, to form a record label called “Penthauz Records” and from there he released his first two singles tilted “Party Like its 1980” and “Activity Pikin”.

6. He has collaborated with prominent artists like Wizkid, Davido, Timaya, Phyno, T-Spize, M.I, Skales, J. Martins and WizzyPro to mention a few. He also mentioned in an interview that he acquires his musical inspirations from artist like Bob Marley, Kanye West and Sean Kingston.

7. He later signed a multi-million naira contract with Eric-Manny Entertainment founded by Prince Okwudili Umenyiora, the CEO of Dilly Motors and from there he released two popular tracks “Successful” and “Domot” which was well received and frequently airplay.

8. He was featured on the Jamaican-American singer, Laza Morgan song titled “High on You” which topped many Caribbean music charts.

9. He collaborated with Davido on the song “Gallardo” which won the Best Collaboration of the Year award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

10. He was nominated for the Best Pop Artiste in the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and also for the Artiste of the Year at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.

11. He stated in an interview that he acquires his musical inspirations from artist like Bob Marley, Kanye West and Sean Kingston.

12. The song “Gallardo” won the Best Collaboration of the Year award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

13. After 2008, he released his first two singles tilted “Party Like its 1980” and “Activity Pikin”.

14. Runtown was born on 19 August 1989 in Enugu State, Nigeria.

15. His childhood dream was to become a professional basketball player.

Runtown has certainly brought a change into the Nigerian music industry.

Let us know what you think about Runtown and his amazing talent of singing.

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