Douglas Jack Agu (conceived 19 August 1989), better known by his stage name Runtown, is a Nigerian vocalist, lyricist and maker with a various melodic style blend of hip-jump, R&B, reggae and rap. In the wake of moving to Lagos from Enugu State with Phyno in 2007, he began doing underground coordinated efforts with craftsmen like J-Martins and Timaya. In 2008, he banded together with Phyno to frame a record mark called Penthauz amid which he discharged his initial two singles “Gathering Like It’s 1980” and “Action Pikin”. He worked together with Davido on his tune “Gallardo” which brought him more consideration. Scarcely any months after the fact, he met the General Manager of Eric-numerous, who is additionally the General Manager Media and Marketing for MCOMM Mr Bugwu Okeke AKA Bugo and inside 2 weeks he marked a multi-million Naira contract with Eric-Many Entertainment claimed by Prince Okwudili Umenyiora, the C.E.O of Dilly Motors.
Runtown discharged his initially single titled “Runtown” which was created by Soge in 2007. His 2010 single titled “Everlastingly” had a video coordinated by Ivan Edd movies.
In 2012, Jamaican/American vocalist Laza Morgan included Runtown on a melody titled “High on You” which did huge on the Caribbean outlines. J. Martins included Runtown on a melody off his Elevation collection titled “Today around evening time”; he likewise worked with Phyno on a tune titled “Anam-Achi Vers-Achi” which was created by WizzyPro. In a meeting with NotJustOk.com, he said he procured his melodic motivations from Sean Kingston, Bob Marley and Kanye West.
On 29 January 2014, Runtown worked together with Davido to discharge a melody created by Runtown and T-Spize titled “Gallardo” which won the Best Collaboration of The Year grant at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. He later discharged the video which got more than 418,000 perspectives on YouTube in its initial 2 months. The video highlights cameos from Patoranking, Skales and Phyno; it was shot in Nigeria and coordinated by Clarence Peters.
Runtown’s profession made a colossal stride after he marked a recording contract with Eric-Many Entertainment through Mr Bugo, discharging “Effective” and “Domot” which got visit airplay.
Runtown was included on WizzyPro’s “Crisis” tune which additionally highlighted
He has right now discharged his Debut Album titled ‘Ghetto University”. Collection highlights joint efforts with Davido, Wizkid, Phyno, M.I , BarbaPappa and Anatii.