Nigerian singer-songwriter Idiagbor Ogochukwu, better known by his stage name Esse Vdm, was born on June 22, 2000. He stands out for his heartfelt storytelling, stage presence, and chameleon-like ability to mash up various genres. He is blessed with a velvety voice and tone. His musical genre, combines modern Afrobeats, Pop, Hip-Hop, and vintage R&B. In the same way, he lists Ed Sheeran, Burna, Chris Brown, Alec Benjamin, Whitney Houston, and Davido as major influences on his sound and overall stage presence. At the age of 11, this Port-Harcourt native who was born 22 years ago fell in love with music. He made the decision to pursue music as a career in 2019 and started experimenting with his sound. First as a lyricist who enjoyed crafting lines, he then developed a taste for melody and chants, which he incorporated to produce a distinctive and expressive sound.