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
Nigerian highlife singer Pardon C has added new plaque to his shelves of luxury awards, as the diaspora based singer recently grabbed an award in the category of ‘Best Music Video’ for his ‘Emergency’ music video at the just held Next Generation Awards 2017.
This comes a day after the release of his Independence single dubbed ‘Eyes Don See’, a song with conscious message for the federal government of Nigeria. According to the music act, ‘EyeDon See’ is a wake up call to Nigerian government, narrating the current hardship the masses are going through in the country.The Nsquare Boutique fashion icon also beseeched the government to solve the many problems of Nigeria. Pardon C added that he’s not happy with the current situation of Nigeria, imploring the government to try harder to make life better for the masses. “Each time I listen and watch the news, the stories they relay about Nigeria are mostly unpalatable ones, I can’t stop wondering how Nigeria lost its path to greatness to become a struggling country,” Pardon C said. Elaborating further, he said “the unemployment, bad economy, lack of electricity and other problems Nigerians are facing are giving me heartaches and that’s why I’ve decided to call on the federal government with this song before Mr. President gets busy with the Independence Day celebration activities.” Finally, having highlighted some of the woes facing Nigeria, he reaffirmed his love for the country and assured the citizenry that the country will definitely get better. Recall that the Next Generation Awards 2017 was staged on Saturday, September 30, at Maryland, United States of America.
Nigerian US-based highlife artist, Pardon C has been nominated for three awards at the 2017 Next Generation Awards scheduled to hold at the Camelot by Martin's in Maryland, United States on Saturday September 30th, 2017.
Pardon C's Bele Bele hit collaboration with Jose Chameleone this year earned him one of the nominations as the "Best Song".
He was nominated for the "Best Music Video" with his recent video on "Emergency", and "Best Male Artist" categories.
Voting started on August 24th and will end August 27th.