El Corizo (born January 13) is a fast rising Nigerian hip hop singer, rapper, and songwriter based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He came to the limelight after he dropped the hit single, Run Am For Us, which peaked several music charts in Africa. He is a very talented artist whose music has won acceptance among the younger generation.
El Corizo goes by the real name Sameer EL Corizo is signed to No Record Label, he is currently an independent artist.
El Corizo was born on the 13th of January to Southern parents in the late 90s. He hails from Osula in Benin City. He is a thoroughly bred Edo boy who can communicate fluently in the Bini dialect.
He spent his formative years in one of the popular neighborhoods in Benin City. He and his siblings were raised in the Christian faith by their parents. As a teenager, he expressed his desire to pursue a professional music career with his parents.
Because he had discovered his musical talent as a young choir boy. His parents fully supported his decision but advised him to face his studies first.