Adekunle Gold, who is a graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic with a degree in Graphics, formed a band "The Bridge" with best friend, Seyikeyz, in 2010 and they released four songs "No sleeping on a bicycle", "Norm Breaker" featuring Skales and "All of me" (John legend cover). In 2013, he Left 'The Bridge' to debut as a solo act. Having identified his style of music, he released a song titled "Let it stop", a song about peace for the nation.
His dad used to play classic songs by King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer Obey while he drove them to school every day. He developed interest in music from listening to those men. He wrote his first song at the age of 15 and started out singing in his early teens as a member of the junior church choir.