Real name Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, illbliss was born and raised in the eastern Nigerian state of Enugu (popularly known as Coal City). He acquired primary and secondary education in same city between 1983-1994 and subsequently gained admission to study political science/international Relations in the University Of Nigeria in 1995.
Illbliss represents three aspects; consciousness, lyricism and creativity.
His diverse approach to hiphop ranges from social issues to love/relationships,peer pressure and topics the average head can relate to, while retaining elements of hiphop and ethnic content, a virture which sets him apart from the crowd.
Illbliss has won several awards and has worked with Nigerian hiphop heavyweights like eLDee, Mode 9, Cashino , Thoroughbreeds, Obiwon, Rooftop MCs and many more