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If you threw R&B, Hip Hop, Alternative Jazz & Afrobeat into an earth wooden bowl and crushed them to bits with raspy, energetic vocals, you might make Lady Donli.
Zainab “Lady” Donli is a melting pot of experiences and a mash up of different cultures. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio; grew up in Abuja, Nigeria and got an undergraduate Law degree from the University of Surrey in the UK.
Her music is influenced by artists like Angelique Kidjo, Erykah Badu, Andre 3000, Asa and many more. She’s released 3 EP’s and the critically acclaimed debut album “Enjoy Your Life” featuring the lead hit single “Cash (which attracted a remix with African superstar Davido).” The Fader describes Enjoy Your Life as “distilling happiness and Pan Africanism.”
At 23 years old, Lady Donli is hitting her prime as an artist and a songwriter and is perfectly poised to lead the next generation of global African superstars.
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