Born: Simisola Ogunleye 19 April 1988 (age 31) Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, sound engineer, actress
Spouse(s): Adekunle Gold (m. 2019)
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Simi’s Musical career/Discography
Genres: Afropop,soul, alt-rock, world, R&B
Years active: 2006–present
Record Labels: Studio Brat, X3M (former)
Associated acts: Falz, Praiz, Adekunle Gold,Johnny Drille,Cobhams Asuquo
Simi, a Nigerian Afro-Pop Singer/Songwritter, who began her journey in mainstream music in 2014, is one of the most talented singers of her time.
Since her signing to X3M Music in 2014, Simi has released hits including – Tiff, Jamb Question, Love Don’t Care, Smile For Me and also featured in number of hit records such as ‘Soldier’, with Falz, ‘No Forget’ , with Adekunle Gold, ‘Orire’, with Legendury Beatz and a few others.
In 2016, she released an E.P with acclaimed rapper, Falz, titled Chemistry.
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She released her Sophomore album “Simisola” in Sept, 2017. The ‘Simisola’ album hit the Billboard World Music charts at number 5, debuted at number 1 on both the Apple Music and iTunes chart, and held its position for three weeks. The album, which currently stands at number 2, is still going strong. Lead single, ‘Joromi’ became an instant favourite, ringing through the airwaves of both local and international radio.
Simi’s Early life and education
Simi was born in Ojuelegba, a suburb of Surulere, as the last of four children.In an interview with Juliet Ebirim of Vanguard newspaper, Simi revealed that her parents separated when she was 9 years old. She also revealed that she grew up as a tomboy. Simi attended Stars International College, a secondary school in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She is an alumnus of Covenant University, where she studied mass communication.
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