Speed Darlington Biography, Career, Net Worth


Darlington Okoye who is professionally known as Speed Darlington is a US-based Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actor.

He was born on the 13th of March in Imo State and hails from Arondizuogu in Ideato North local government area, Imo State.

Profile Summary

Real Name Darlington Okoye
Stage Name Speed Darlington
Other Nicknames Akpi, Akpi Nwa Amama, Speedometer, Energy god, Scorpion King
Nationality Nigerian
State of Origin Imo State
Home town Arondizuogu in Ideato North local government area
Tribe Igbo
Date of birth 13th of March
Age Unknown
Father Pericoma Okoye
Mother Queen Theresa Onuorah
Profession Musician, Actor
Record Label Independent artist
Genre Afrobeat, Indigenous rap
Net Worth $100,000



Speed Darlington’s career started off as a dancer in the 90s at Queen Achakpo. His musical career kicked off professionally in 2010 when he released his debut record “Let’s Dance”.

He eventually came into the limelight in 2017 when he released the record ‘Bangdadadang’. The song became a viral record and was even reposted by Grammy award-winning American rapper, Puff Diddy who stated in the caption that Speed Darlington inspires him.

His constant calling out of people online and saying his mind without any filter coupled with his fall-out with Vic O, another ludacris/laughable rapper, made him more famous. He got another viral song in 2019 after his friend, Nigerian rapper Zlatan, featured in his song “In Love With My Hand”.

In 2021, Speed Darlington starred in the movie “African Messiah” alongside Lasisi Elenu, Charles Okocha, IK Ogbonna, Nadia Buhari, and others.

Personal Life

Speed Darlington is single and is well known for patronizing prostitutes as he does it publicly and sometimes shows them off, not revealing their faces on some occasions.

He is the son of popular musician and traditionalist Pericoma Okoye and also the son of Queen Theresa Onuorah, the leader of Egedege dance of Africa.


Speed Darlington

Speed Darlington
Speed Darlington
Speed Darlington
Speed Darlington


    • Seredebe


    • Ogiriga Owuwa


    • I Ain’t Trying To Talk


    • In Eko


    • In Love With My Hand (Feat. Zlatan)


    • Akamu


    • Cash & Carry


    • Popping Heavy


    • Bang


    • 50 Inches or Better


    • Adaier


    • Saturday Night


    • Enigma (Freestyle)


    • Bad Girl


    • Greatest Tank Battle


    • My Party


    • Hustle Hard


    • Let’s Dance


Music Video

Social Media

Instagram: @akpioku

Instagram backup: @akpiseredebe

YouTube: SpeedDarlingtonTv

Net Worth

Speed Darlington’s net worth is estimated at $100,000

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