Happy birthday Simisola Bolatito Adeola Opeyemi Oreoluwa Ogunleye. Nigeria singer and songwriter Simi celebrates her birthday today, 19th April 2017. Born in April 1988. She came into spotlight after she released singles like: Tiff, Love Dont Care and Jamb question. She also did a collabo with Falz on his hit song”Soldier” which has continued to get massive airplay and accolades.
The 29 year old songstress is a graduate of Mass communication from Covenant University. She wrote her first tune at the age of 10 and started singing at the age of 16. Due to her love for arts, she started singing and dancing as teenager and as a member of the teenage church choir.
The Ondo state indigene is the only girl in the midst of four boys and the last born of four children; as a result of being the only girl in the midst of four boys, Simi used to be a tomboy while she was growing up. She was brought up by a single mum because her parents were separated when she was only 9.
Her genre of music is Afro-pop. With a blend of Afro-beat, pop, soul, high-life and has been in the musical industry for about 7 years and counting.
Her debut album was launched in 2008, produced by Samklef; the album featured songs such as Ara Ile, Ogaju, Iya Temi, to name a few. She started off as gospel with the songs in her debut album.
Happy birthday Simisola Bolatito Adeola Opeyemi Oreoluwa Ogunleye. I thank God for so much. A few special people asked me these past few days "Simi what do you want for your birthday?" I thought and I pondered and I thought some more – before I could think of anything, it took me quite a bit. It hit me then how much God has blessed me. I don't have everything, but I have soooo much to be thankful for. I can't even imagine how empty and nothing my life would be without Jesus looking out for me, guiding me, helping me to be the girl I am today. I see ur love. Everyone of u. Counting down to today like it's your birthday 😫😫😫😭😭😭. I love u so damn much. I love u everyday. Thank you. #birthdaygirl Baby you the best. 📷 – @mr_adore