Music has been splendid for Pardon C since he debuted his first official Video single, titled ‘Ukwu Ruo Ala’ in 2009.
Popular Nigerian highlife singer, Obinna Okoro, known by his stage name, ‘Pardon C’ meaning ‘Pardon and Conciliate’ attributed to ‘Forgive and make Peace’, is a passionate musician who hails from Amagu Oru East LGA , Imo State Nigeria and born into a family of eight in Owerri imo state Nigeria.
He began his music journey from the church where he was a member of the choir at a tender age of 10 years. While in school, he performed in many talent competitions, won quite a few prestigious awards at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri where he had a degree in Biotechnology.
Making undeniable music, Pardon C prefers to sing mostly in English, Pidgin English, flavored with native Nigerian Languages and this can also be accredited to part of his exceptional style in churning out harmonious music.
Pardon C has successfully established himself as a force to reckon with in the Nigeria Music Industry with energetic and prayerful songs like; ‘Oluwa Chain Dem’, ‘Emergency’; Love and romantic songs like; ‘Romeo’ Beauty Wahala and ‘Gbabe’, just to mention a few of his releases. the above videos all top notch and got played on MTV Africa,Trace TV,Sound city TV, HIP TV,Nigezie TV, ETC.
Pardon C won the award for best Nigerian Artist at 2016 Diaspora Entertainment Awards in USA!! he is also the brand Ambassador of N'Square Boutique.
Pardon C is experienced, legendary and passionate about his music calling, he has shut down events, leaving fans in tears of joy from his amazing performances. He has also shared the stage with other veterans like Iyanya, Kcee, Flavour, Bracket, Timaya, Banky W, Davido, Psquare, 2 Face Idibia, Wizkid, Olamide, Jose Chameleone and also collaborated with different musicians from various countries of the world. In 2017, the singer won the award for "Best Music Video" at the annual Next Generation Awards! in 2018 the Highlife singer put Nigeria on world spotlight again with his recent win at the 2018 Uollywood Epic International Multimedia Entertainment Industry Awards in Florida. Pardon C won ‘Epic Video’, a category dominated by the Caribbeans.
Cameroonian singer Alice Austine is not resting on her oasis of shutting down the African continent with her remarkable talent, as she recently took her music beyond the four-corners of her home country to duet with Nigerian highlife singer Pardon C. Alice Austine & Pardon C Alice Austine, one of the most admired established female artistes in Cameroon links up with Pardon C for ‘Na You’, a love song escorted by striking music video aimed at serenading all lovers out there. Alice is a practicing nurse and a passionate singer who has won numerous awards, including ‘Best Performing Cameroon Female Artiste’ at 2016 DEA Awards for her venerated talent and explosive stage display, which are now getting recognized in Africa. Teaming up with Pardon C, Alice says the TCO Music frontliner is an amazing personality that made the duet easier than she expected. Pardon C also retorted by applauding her style of music. He said, “Alice is a very talented singer, I can call her iron lady, she knows what she wants and very determined.” Recall that Pardon C is known for representing Africa and promoting the continent through his music, fashion sense and serving as a good ambassador to Nigeria. He is not new to the Cameroonian sounds, he has collaborated with top Cameroonian singers including multiple award-winning Naomi Achu, and currently holds an ambassadorial deal with Nsquare Boutique, a leading fashion outfit owned by Winkler Boma who is also a Cameroonian.
Multiple award-winning TCO Music artiste, Pardon C has finally activated the year 2018 with a soft, sweet, juicy, melodious and full-flavoured song titled ‘Mama’. Recall that year 2017 was an impressive year for the star singer who churned out multiple singles that topped different music charts in Africa, as he scored himself major international collaborations and moth-watering endorsement deals with world-class brands. Pardon C Also note that, Pardon C’s music has grown to gain prominence in the continent of Africa, with singles like ‘Bele Bele’ featuring Uganda’s number one artiste Jose Chameleone, and many other international collaborations he had last year convinced the continent that Pardon C is not only hardworking, but also a great talent spreading the beauty of Africa world wide in all his music videos and his style of music. The Nsquare Boutique fashion ambassador, Pardon C believes in Pan-Africanism, which was why he decided to work with one of the best music doctors in Cameroon, DJ Mannach, for his latest work, ‘Mama’. “Part of the ways we can strengthen the economic, social, and political progress of Africa is to unite and uplift ourselves, and music is a powerful tool that can be used to create connection to achieve all,” he disclosed. Pardon C expressed his love for Nigeria, Africa and he’s readiness to keep using his talent to portray the good image of the continent. “On February 3, I’ll be performing at the ‘Uollywood Epic International Multimedia Entertainment Industry Awards’ in Florida, and I’m also nominated in four categories ‘Epic Artiste’, ‘Epic Song’, Epic Video’ and ‘Epic Collaboration’, alongside other international acts. As African, wherever I find myself I have to promote the continent, he added.” Pardon C’s new mellow single, according to him, is to open the window of 2018 to commence the year’s activities, as ‘Mama’ is a preliminary of many surprises he has for his fans worldwide.
Highlife singer Pardon C has put Nigeria on world spotlight again with his recent win at the 2018 Uollywood Epic International Multimedia Entertainment Industry Awards in Florida. Pardon C won ‘Epic Video’, a category dominated by the Caribbeans.
Pardon C was nominated in four categories; ‘Epic Artiste’, ‘Epic Song’, Epic Video’ and ‘Epic Collaboration’ alongside different African musicians like Mr. Leo, Naomi Achu, just to mention a few and other American and Caribbean acts.
Out of all Nigerians nominated for the award, Pardon C made history with the video of his widely accepted single – ‘Emergency’, as the only Nigerian to walk home with a plaque on February 3.
This new height came after Pardon C dropped his debut single titled ‘Mama’ for year 2018, the song was produced by Cameroonian DJ Mannach, mixed and mastered by Dollar Beats from the Central African country.
Speaking about his recent award, he said; “Honestly, I never thought I was going to win despite the fact that I got four nods. The nominees list was dominated by Caribbeans and other Americans and African musicians I respect so much.
“When I was announced the winner of ‘Epic Video’ category, and the only Nigerian to win an award in this years edition of Uollywood Awards, it came to me as a huge surprise, but I give all the glory to God. This means a lot to me,” the TCO music artiste added.