Joshua Davids Ugbana (born 4th January, 1994) adecent from Delta state, born in Kaduna sate, known by his stage name HISTERIA
is a Nigerian Urban/Afro-pop and R&b singer, songwriter, recording artist
and performer. He grew up in a music oriented family being influenced by
different sounds from Afro-Beat, Hip-Hop, R&b down to all types of music as
where being played by his surroundings.
Though a Gospel artist, his sound is very urban and considered
contemporary, he relates to the everyday community, his music speaks and is
very impactful which motives and always gets you on your feet, going about life
the right way. He cites one of his inspirations from urban gospel music acts
like (Deitrick Haddon, Mary Mary, Leacre) who have helped bring Gospel music to
affect mainstream attention.
“My aim is to make
music that the entire world, every age, religion, race and nationality can
relate to. I want people to be encouraged and uplifted when they listen to my
music.” – HISTERIA.
HISTERIA a Diploma Graduate of Accounting at Kaduna
Polytechnic and a current degree student of Accounting at Kaduna State
University has gone on to wow music critics and fans with his style: A blend of
Urban/Afro-Pop and R&b which can be seen in both his two smashing singles “
Baba God” and “Omo Ton Jaiye #OTJ”.
“BABA GOD” certified by one of the biggest Nigerian radio stations, RAY POWER, as
one of the best songs heard in a long time and his latter single: “Omo Ton Jaiye #OTJ” a single to be
reckoned with in the Gospel community, with its encouraging, motivating
lyrics. Both singles got HISTERIA
several award nominations within the year they were created.
He is guided by his anchor scripture: ISAIAH 61, “which shows the world who we are. God is raising an army and the world has to know who they are. I am set at arousing the spirit of every single
youth to be the voice of their generation.”
On the 28th of July, 2013 , HISTERIA launched his first ever concert The concert saw a total of over300people at
attendance and sold over 500tickets the night of concert. The last concert was
In a bid to continue the tour, the next tour with the title: THE IFE ODO: THIS IS ME….TOUR which was
held at THE ARK INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN
The power house singer has built and created a brand with his
music where people can come and get something
different from what they see on the mainstream music channels every time they
turn on their Television.
The following year 2014, HISTERIA was a part of the MAD MO:
LIVE LIFE LOUD TOUR as he was part of the song-writers who wrote a theme song
for the 2014 Tour which was released and saw the singer gain yet wider
audience. The LIVE LIFE LOUD TOUR 2014 featured American Grammy Award Nominated
Gospel Artist SHO BARAKA, Gospel U.K Artist S.O, Nigerian Hip Hop Artist ICE
and lots more.
HISTERIA a 4 time nominee at Gospelite Music Awards 2014, one time at Top Naija MusicAwards 2014
and overall, nominated at the Nigeria Gospel Music Awards2014with
the likes of Samsung and Obiwon sharing same category for best
Rnb/soul, has set the bar high and he continues to stun his audience at
different shows. His electric performances are second to none.
After the release of both his singles: singles “ Baba God” and “Omo Ton Jaiye #OTJ”
which were played on several off and online radio stations, HISTERIA has
received a lot of following and is often nick-named after his Afro-Beat single
: MR.OTJ by fans and followers who
appreciate his music.
Not feeling restricted but being sure that his Gospel is for
the world and seeing how different and unique his style is, HISTERIA looks
forward to working with awesome producer
Don Jazzy, Gospel on de beat, also,
King sunny Ade, Samsung, Sunny Nneji, Tiwa
savage, kiss Daniel, Ric Hassani and
Korede Bello to mention a few.
The sky is only but a starting point for dynamic star
HISTERIA. His music shares great news and will always set the bar in the music
industry. HISTERIA has what you need to hear.
New music released by HISTERIA titled “WAYA” produced by
renowned music producer Metro Beatz (@metro_beatz).
HIS'TERIA presently has a new debut project titled THE XTREME.