Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye’s a.k.a Simi Biography ,Songs, Age
This is NIgerian singer , Simi biography . This post will be revealing everything you need to know about her including her real name , songs , date of birth(Age) , Genres of music she does and her boyfriend.
Her real names are Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye but famously known as Simi which is her stage name . The pretty songtress was born on the 19 of April , 1988 . But most people would prefer to call her Simplysimi . This beautiful lady is no stranger to our eyes because she has been able to make name for herself after she released several hit songs like Tiff, Love Dont Care and Jamb question and some few others . The latest one that is currently trending online , in all redio stations and neighbourhood is the song she did with Falz on his hit song ”Soldier” which has continued to get massive airplay and accolades.
How Old Is Simi
Most persons would want to know how old Simi is , to do that is easy because we are going to reveal it here right away . Since the musician was born April 19, 1988 it then means that is currently 28 years old according to her biography .
Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye also known as Simplysimi who is now 28 years old as at the time of creating this biography post is a graduate of Mass communication from Covenant University. Her biography reveals that she wrote her first song at the age of 10 and started singing officially 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. She is an indigene of Ondo state where she grew up into an adult , she is from a family of 5 and she is the only girl in the midst of four boys and the last born of four children . While she was growing up , she would prefer to dress like the other boys in the family which made her look like a boy and people call her tomboy because that is what females that behave or dress like male are called here in Nigeria.
Simi and her brothers was brought up by her a single mum because her parents were separated when she was only 9. In 2011, she was importuned to meet with a talented producer/songwriter (Oscar Heman-Ackah) and they both connected musically . She was doing her thing quietly but unable to take her career to a greater height because she wasn’t signed to any record label . Until 2013 that she officially signed a production contract with Oscar Music Production, after which they both nurtured and created a fresh and genius direction to her sound, style and music in its entirety. With the help of this platform she was able to move a step ahead to sign a bigger contract with a bigger record label called X3M Music . Some of you might want to know where this record label is located , it is a Lagos-based record label which is home to Nigerian R&B sensation Praiz .
Simi has been in the musical industry for about 7 years and still counting, har first studio album was released in 2008, produced by Samklef; the album featured songs such as Ara Ile, Ogaju, Iya Temi, to mention a few. She started off as gospel with the songs in her debut album. One of her biggest hit is the song called “Jamb Question” and she did the song under X3M Music . Another hit song of hers is ‘E No Go Funny’ and the song is a contemporary Pop club joint, infused with local drums and congas.
The Headies …. Win ==> 0 ….. Nominations ==> 2
Nigeria Entertainment Awards …. Win ==> 1 ….. Nominations ==> 1
City People Entertainment Awards …. Win ==> 2 ….. Nominations ==> 2
Nigeria Music Video Awards …. Win ==> 0 ….. Nominations ==> 3
Total Nominations ==> 8
Award Won ==> 3
Afro pop ,Soul and RnB
Relationship (Simi’s Boyfriend)
Simi is in a relationship with Adekunle Gold and they pictures are all over the net . The YBNL act featured her face in his Oriente video