YoungJohn spent most part of his life in the western part of Nigeria attending Ideal Foundation Primary School in Ibadan, Oritamefa Baptist Model School in Ibadan before moving on to GOF College In Osun state.He’s studying Communication and Language Arts (CLA) in the University of Ibadan.
YoungJohn production style has been described as an up-tempo, dance oriented, and catchy yet simple melodic Afro-pop style. His work ethic has been praised by the industry considering the number of artist he has worked with within a very short period of time. The Wicked Producer grew up in a church environment playing musical instruments from a very early age especially the drums and keyboard. He has since then moved on from the church scene working with various artistes like Olamide, Jaywon, Sexy Steel, Stringz, Sukanmi, Davido, Reminisce,Phyno, Charass, Lil Kesh, Danaagog, BuckWylla, Yung Kay, Viktoh, LAX, among many others.
YoungJohn was formerly part of a group called (AVG) formed with his brothers Marvelous, Gideon and manager, Dipson, until he signed to HitFactory Studio Lagos in 2012 to pursue his solo career as a producer and artist. His affiliation with YBNL is not by fluke but by a strong mutual and business relationship created between Hitfactory Studio and YBNL Nation. Olamide’s studio album titled Street OT, released on 14th November 2014, can attest to that as YoungJohn produced 5 solid hits which included; Real MVP, Prayer for the client, Blood Money , Story for the Gods, and Falila Ketan.
YoungJohn has several hits in the pipeline with the biggest names in the industry which includes production on the most anticipated sophomore album of Davido titled “Biggest Backside” ft. B-Red and Reminisce’s Album (BABAHAFUSA) “Busayo” ft. Ice Prince.