Bright Okpocha (born 14 September 1978 in Lagos), 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.
Basketmouth 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
Basket mouth was born in Lagos but hails from Abia state, Nigeria, he completed his primary and secondary school in Apapa, Lagos and moved on to the University of Benin, Edo state to study for a degree in sociology and anthropology, 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.