5 Yoruba Actresses And Actors that are also Musician – Watch their Music Videos
This ones are A-LIST actors and actresses who are also behind yoruba movie sound tracks. These actresses and actors are also skilled musicians. Many have released their own albums.
Dayo Amusa is one of the most successful actresses. Music is something that she enjoy doing even while she was growing up she has been singing right from her childhood. While in school she was also part of the choir but then she delved into entertainment industry and got attention as an actress. She felt she should embrace that platform before delving into Music.
And before she knew it she already created a niche for herself in the Nigerian movie industry. Dayo Amusa commenced her acting career in the year 2002 and she has won several awards to her name. She has lot of hot singles including Ayemi, Ayemi Rire featuring Oritse Femi, Alejo, Blow My Mind, Mamas Love, Omo Daddy and Married Me.
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Bukunmi Oluwashina is a fast rising Yoruba actress and also a singer. She has featured in several Blockbuster movies including Enitan, Modebi Olami, Ayomi among others. Apart from being an outstanding actress she is also the brain behind a lot of sound tracks. She has hit songs like Jigijigi, Easy Easy and so on. Bukunmi Oluwashina is from Ekiti state, she was born in the early 1990s. She is also the third born in the family of 7. She is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University where she studied theatre art. Bukunmi Oluwashina has an amazing voice from the sound tracks she has composed.
Ibrahim Chatta is a polific Nigeria actor, singer and a producer. He has produced over 100 sound tracks. Ibrahim Chatta was born on October 13th 1970 in Basita located in Education local government area of Kwara state. He has featured and produced numerous Yoruba movies and also a lot of sound tracks. His full name is Ibrahim Abiodun Chatta. His professional career started in the year 1985 when he joined Joseph Olaoye a product of Baba Ray. He had released some noted hip hop songs like My Money, Friday Night and Bum bum.
Odunlade Adekola is a Yoruba Nigerian actor, singer, filmmaker, producer and a director. Odunlade Adekola was born on 31st of December 1976 in Abeokuta Ogun state. Even though he is from Otun Ekiti state. He gain popularity with the lead role Ishola Durojaye’s 2003 movie Asiri Gomina Was and has acted in alot of Nollywood movies since then. He is also the CEO of Odunlade Adekola production. He attended St. John’s primary school and St. Peters college in Abeokuta and obtained the West African school certificate examination. He then proceeded to Moshood Abiola polytechnic where he received a diploma certificate. He proceeded to further his education and in May 2018 he received a degree in Bachelors of business administration at the University of Lagos State.
He has featured in several Blockbuster movies including Oyenusi, Alani Pomolekun, Asiri Gomina Wa, Olosa Oko, Kabiosi, Sunday Dagboru, Monday Omo Adugbo, Eje Tutu, Ojuenimala among others. He began his acting career in the year 1996 the same year he joined the association of Nigeria theatre art practitioners. He has stared in, scripted and produced several Nigerians films over the years. In April 2014 he won the African movie academy awards for the best actor of the year. In December 2015 he marked his entrance into the Nigeria music industry. He even had an album in 2015 for all the movie sound tracks he did before 2015. The name of the album is Morire. He has songs like Arike and Omo Baba.
Ronke Ojo is a decent of Ondo state but was born in Lagos State where she completed her primary and secondary school education. She began her acting career with a drama group called Steparade under the leadership of Fadeyi a Nigerian actor. She became an household name in the year 2000 when she featured in the movie titled Oshodi Oke from which she got her stage name. Her musical career began in the year 2014 the same year she launched her debut album. In 2015 she released a single titled Orimi which she featured Nice another popular Nigerian musician. Ronke Ojo was born on July 17th 1974 so she is currently 45 years old. She has received several awards and nominations.