Tekno, has revealed that a 30-day challenge of no smoking would determine if he will quit it.igerian singer and songwriter, Augustine Miles Kelechi, aka
He explained his difficulty sleeping a day after quitting marijuana.
The music star shared via social media that he was going to endeavor to quit smoking marijuana for 30 days.
After his first day, Tekno takes to his official social media page, where he shared an update with his fans, who had been curious to hear from him.
While speaking, he shared that it was hard for him to sleep after he stayed away for only a day.
Tekno further shared that if he can achieve his 30-day challenge, he will then decide if he wants to quit smoking totally or not.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that Tekno had put himself at the back for overcoming his chronic smoking habit that nearly took his life.
Recall that few years back, Tekno nearly died after being hospitalized for excessive smoking. He now aspires to live a clean life.
Tekno was first signed under K-Money Entertainment. His breakout single titled “Holiday”, was released under the imprint. With featured vocals from Davido, “Holiday” was positively accepted and gained massive airplay.
In 2012, Tekno was spotted by renowned Nigerian comedian Julius Agwu at an event in Abuja, after Tekno Miles received a standing ovation following the performance of a song titled “Onye Ne Kwu”, his remix of Ice Prince’s “Oleku”. It was at the same event he met Iyanya and Ubi Franklyn, the manager of Made Men Music Group and they became friends. Ubi and Iyanya eventually encouraged Tekno Miles to move to Lagos to further his music career.
On 5 October 2013, he signed a recording contract with Made Men Music Group (MMMG), under which he released singles like “Dance” and “Anything”. These singles earned him a nomination in the “Best New act of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
On 18 June 2015, Tekno released his hit single titled “Duro”, which was produced by DJ Coublon. “Duro” was positively received both in Africa and in the US. A remix which featured Phyno and Flavour N’abania was released on 16 November 2015. It topped several charts in Nigeria and on the international scene, it peaked at number 5 on Capital XTRA’s Afrobeats Chart: Top 10 for September 2015.
On 20 November 2015, Tekno released a single titled “Wash”. The song was produced by DJ Coublon with the video directed by AJE Filmworks. On 27 December 2016, Tekno was named one of the top ten hip-hop and R&B talents to watch in the United States in 2017 by Billboard.
In 2016, Elton John played Tekno song titled ‘Diana’ on one of his episode of Rocket Hour radio show on Apple Music.
However, On 13 October 2017 Tekno was featured by DJ Cuppy on a song titled Green Light, which was officially DJ Cuppy’s first single.
On 12 December 2017,[ American rapper, Drake, posted images of himself with Tekno to his Instagram page, captioning them, “Tekkk time.”
On 22 July 2022 Kizz Daniel and Tekno expresses dissatisfaction after Google named ‘Buga’ No 1 song in Nigeria.
On 10 August 2018, American singer Ciara, has teamed up with Tekno, for a collaboration titled “Freak Me.” Tekno announced the song’s release and revealed the cover art on his Instagram account @teknoofficial on Friday.
On 15 August 2019, Tekno was announced as one of the producers of ‘Won’t Be Late’ by Swae Lee featuring Drake
In June 2018, Tekno signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMGN), a division of Universal Music Group in charge of West Africa, as well as the UK-based Island Records. In July 2019, Tekno was featured on Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack on the song “Don’t Jealous Me”.
In 6 December 2020, Tekno released the tracklist for his long-awaited debut album, Old Romance. In 2022, he featured in Kizz Daniel’s ‘Buga’, a track that became the No. 1 shazamed tune within the same year. Also, within the same year, Davido revealed how Tekno had assisted in reviving his career at a very crucial moment when he needed fresh inspiration.