Raoul John Njeng-Njeng (born 1 April 1991), better known by his stage name Skales (an acronym for Seek Knowledge Acquire Large Entrepreneurial Skills), is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. In 2000, he started writing rap songs in Kaduna. Between 2007 and 2008, he traveled to Jos to work with Jesse Jagz and Jeremiah Gyang. In 2008, he entered the Zain Tru Search competition and won the competition’s North Central region. His debut single “Must Shine” received numerous spins on the Rhythm FM stations in Lagos, Jos, and Abuja. He later relocated to Lagos and signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E) in 2009.
Skales has collaborated with numerous artists, including Akon, eLDee, Tekno, Harmonize, Jeremiah Gyang, Banky W., and Knighthouse. His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “Mukulu”, “Keresimesi”, “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”. After leaving E.M.E in May 2014, he set up the independent OHK Music record label. His debut studio album Man of the Year was released in 2015.
In December 2011, Skales was involved in a car accident along the Lekki-Epe Expressway. The car he was in ran into a ditch and somersaulted. The accident left one dead and three injured.
He was among several other celebrities like Davido, and Super Eagles Player John Ogu to criticize Desmond Elliot for pushing social media regulation back in October 2020.
On March 14th, 2021, Skales announced his engagement to his girlfriend on Instagram.
Skales’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million., according to the list of richest musicians in Africa & Net Worth 2021.