We are joined by Nigerian singing sensation Niniola Apata, who just goes by the name Niniola. Niniola is from Ekiti State in Nigeria.
Niniola graduated from the University of Lagos, with a Bachelor in Education. Her love for music started at a young age, were she would even sing to her fellow schoolmates, being dubbed the “the human radio” while at school. She had stated that she found inspiration from the likes of Celine Dion, Madonna, Dolly Parton, and Whitney Houston, amongst many others.
During this time she also went on to enter a few a singing competitions to hone her skills. These singing skills helped get her in 2013 to reach the third position in Nigeria’s MTN Project Fame Competition Season 6. While in the competition she got to work with the likes of KCEE and Cobhams Asuquo. She has dubbed her sound as “Afro-House”, which is a fusion of House music and Afrobeat. Her sound was an instant success in Nigeria with the release of her first single ‘Ibadi’, as well as her world wide hits such as “Maradona” and “Sicker”