NINIOLA​ ​APATA​ aka NINIOLA​ is a singer, song writer and performer who hails from EKITI​ ​STATE​. She was born on the 15th of December. Born into a family that had nothing but love and support for each other. She went on to attend Apata Memorial School after which she went and bagged her Bachelor​ ​of​ ​Education​ from the University of Lagos.

 

Niniola​ fell in love with music right from when she was a kid. And in high school she had a sort of request show during her free time where her friends will make requests and she will sing to her classmates. This was possible because of her large repertoire of songs and clear vocals...She was tagged “the​ ​human​ ​radio​“...

 

She later joined the school cultural group and participated in social activities. Although she’s immersed herself in music, and enjoyed accolades from friends and family, she wanted the world to hear her voice. Thus going for a couple of competitions thereby harnessing her singing skills.

 

Niniola​ was the 3rd​ ​Runner-Up​ in the MTN​ ​PROJECT​ ​FAME​ Competition Season 6 (2013), where she performed with the likes of KCEE​ and also performed her personal composition “ITURA​” which was produced by COBHAMS​ ​ASUQUO​...A song that was loved by everyone who heard it.

 

Niniola​ with a Vocal range that can crack a glass, takes her influences, from the likes of Dolly​ ​Parton,​ ​Whitney​ ​Houston,​ ​Celine​ ​Dion​, The​ ​Cranberries,​ ​Madonna,​ ​Beyoncé and Yoruba(African) music, and uses them to shape her own style...In her words “I naturally gravitate to a sound that’s filled with warmth and timelessness”.

 

And finally out with her first Official Single “IBADI​” Which was produced by Sarz​, A new genre she has created for herself and calls it “AFRO-HOUSE​”. That is a blend of afrobeat and House music, the single as we speak is getting massive airplay in Nigeria and around the continent.

 

After which she released another song titled GBOWODE​ which she delivered in her traditional Ekiti Yoruba. Another song making waves on all radio stations and was produced by Jospo​.

 

And she would not stop there as she delivered yet another classically done song titled AKARA​ ​OYIBO​ which she went on to dedicate to all Lovers Out there. Following successful releases of all her songs Niniola decided to continue dropping HIT songs which lead to the release of SOKE​, SHABA,​ J’ETE​ ​&​ ​JIGI​ ​JIGI.​ ​All the songs went on to be another fans favorite and topped radio charts yet again..

 

With her current HIT single MARADONA​ ​playing on every Television Station, Radio Station and Topping Charts globally it’s safe to Say NINIOLA​ ​is here to STAY...

 

Niniola​ has also worked with EDDY​ ​KENZO​ from Uganda​. The BET​ ​AWARD​ Winner featured her on the remix of his HIT single MBILO​ ​MBILO​. Niniola​ has graced many stages since releasing her debut single and is preparing to grace more in the coming years...