Johnny Drille, began his musical career in church. He was one of the contestants in the sixth edition of MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2013. In 2015, he released a cover of the song Awww by Mavin artist Di'Ja which caught the attention of Mavin CEO, Don Jazzy. He released his first single, "Wait for me", in 2015 which earned him a Headies nomination for Best Alternative Song in 2016. In 2016 also, he teamed up with Niniola, his fellow contestant at the 2013 MTN Project Fame West Africa for a single titled "Start All Over". In February 2017, he officially joined Mavin Records. Johnny Drille has produced songs for other artist like Wati, a gospel artist and Cobhams Asuquo in his song "starlight"