Popularly called Tekno Miles, his birth name is Augustine Miles Kelechi, and he is a Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer born on December 17, 1990.
Tekno has produced and recorded some of Nigeria’s biggest Afrobeat and Afropop songs. Some include Pana, Diana, and If by famous and international Afrobeat singer Davido and many more.
Tekno Miles is one of the few Nigerian artists who released the most hit singles without casting a studio album. Over the years, he has used his creativity and ingenuity to make gold music with catchy melodies and feel-good vibes.
In December 2020, he released his debut album Old Romance, which was produced entirely by him and included hit singles like Enjoy. Aside from being a great singer and songwriter, he’s also a prolific music producer who’s made songs for international artists like Drake, one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Some of the biggest music hits recorded and produced by Tekno Miles
Pana by Tekno
Pana was recorded and written by Tekno and produced by Krizbeatz; it was a smash in the Nigerian and international music scene. Pana was out through Made Men Music Group on July 22, 2016.
Music critics praised the song, and it was number 2 on MTV Base’s list of hottest tracks of 2016; more so, it debuted in the top 10 on Soundcity’s music TV countdown.
Pana won several music awards, like the Soundcity MVP Awards, and was nominated for the 2017 NEA for best single of the year.
Commercially the song was well received; it was the most searched song on Google in 2016. It made the charts on Apple Music charts in various countries. And as of today, his most famous music record, with over 50 million Spotify streams.
Duro is another hit song by Tekno; as of now, it has over 90 million views on Youtube; Dj Coublo produced the song and it is considered a monster hit by many music critics.
Duro was released in 2015 and was praised by critics for its musical performance. The song helped in increasing his fanbase. A release to the music was released, later on, featuring Nigerian artists Flavour and Phyno.
Patrick Elis directed the music video, and in the footage, Tekno shows off his incredible dance moves being a dancer. Duro won Best Pop Extra Video Category and the Nigerian Music Awards in 2015. The song was nominated at the 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards in the Hottest Single and Best Music Video categories.
Won’t Be Late by Drake and Swae Lee
Won’t be Late is a song by Canadian rapper Drake and American rapper Swae Lee, produced by Tekno and Mike Will Made It; the song was released on August 16, 2019. The song reached number 75 on the US Billboard Hot 100. And the song charted in other countries around the world like; the UK, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal, Canada and Ireland.
According to a review by Rolling Stone, it stated “the song’s “island and house-flavoured grooves serve as an undercurrent to [Swae Lee and Drake’s] rhymes, which discuss the merits of taking it slow in a relationship.”
If by Davido
“If” is a smash Afrobeat music hit recorded by Afrobeat singer, Davido and produced by Tekno. And was released as the first single of Davido’s eponymous studio album, “A good time.” Currently, “If” has over 151 million views on YouTube.
The song was one of Davido’s most significant music hits in his career; it’s an Afrobeat and R&B ballad where he expresses his love for his lover.
“Holiday” was Tekno’s debut single as an artist and featured Afrobeat artist, Davido; the song was produced by GospelOnDeBeatz and released on April 14, 2013. Holiday became a hit in Nigeria, making Tekno a household name in the Nigerian music industry.
Other hit singles recorded by Tekno include Enjoy, Rara, Skeletun, and much more. Tekno is one of the few great musicians from Nigeria and has helped so much in the growth of the Nigerian music industry.
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