2Face Idibia was born Innocent Ugah Idibia in Jos, Nigeria. He hails from Okpokwu local government area and from the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State, in central Nigeria.
Internationally known, 2face has performed throughout Africa and around the world. His most recent album Unstoppable (The Intl. Edition) won 2 MTV African Music Awards in 2010 for Best Male and Artist of the year. In 2011, he won a BET Award for Best International Act. In addition to his solo music endeavors 2face is the lead vocalist of the Sony All African 08 Project alongside 7 other music artists across Africa, their first single produced by R.Kelly titled "Hands Across the World” was released in 2011.