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Biography of Bright Okpocha known as BasketMouth

Nigeria Ace comedian Bright Okpocha better known by his stage name Basketmouth, is a Nigerian comedian and actor.

He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.

Basketmouth hosted a comedy challenge on instagram, called the #twothingschallenge which sparked an uproar from fans, after a young fan posted a video of him saying obscene things relating to sex, with a child in close view.

TBasketmouth  was born 14 September 1978 in Lagos  and completed his primary and secondary school education in Apapa, Lagos State and then moved on to pursue a degree at the University of Benin where he studied sociology and anthropology with his brother Godwin.

In 2005 and 2006 Basketmouth won the National Comedy Award and the awards for Best Stand-up Comedian of the Year

As a regular church goer he discovered his skill in drumming followed by his rap music skills, he then formed a group called da psychophats which had 7 members and they started going for shows and rapping in 1995.

They broke up before they even started and he went on to form another rap group known as da oddz which had a total of three numbers they started going for shows but later stopped when they found out that their rap was not accepted in Nigeria.

The comedian is married to Elsie Uzoma Okpocha,blessed with two Children: Janelle Okpocha, Jason Okpocha

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