Chukwuka "Bishop XL" Nwabueze, Nigerian-born Hiphop/Dance artist,grew up in his home town Awka in Anambra State. The name, "Bishop" was given him by his cousin who thought it was a name fit for a preacher's son. He was influenced by Hiphop, R&B and Dance Hall music back in the 90s. As a teenager,he started rapping and miming popular songs. He became famous amongst his peers both in school and on the streets. Between 1999 and 2000, he had already written and composed a couple of songs. He also performed in a couple of school events. Knowing fully well that he was talented in songwriting, singing and rhyming, Bishop XL decided to go professional. In October 2005, he started his journey in music recording and rounded off his 7-track EP in 2007. His 2-track promo CD was granted Air Play in Cosmo FM Enugu back then. Bishop Could not continue with his career in music, so he traveled to Japan to engage in import and export business, but his passion for music could not be daunted. In 2011, he established his own record label, Clergy Entertainment." Bishop decided to add "Excel" to his stage name thus, "Bishop XL".
Full of inspiration, perception and determination, Bishop XL has emerged a sensational hiphop/Dance artist with a real message nurtured in positive energy and lyrics.