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TENI - Billionaire

Teniola Apata aka TENI is an award-winning Nigerian song writer, singer, performer, actress and social media sensation.
A graduate of Business Administration from the American Intercontinental University, Atlanta, Teni is highly versatile as she is known to make sounds of different genres ranging from Afrobeats, pop, RnB and more.
Her music is Influenced by King Wasiu Ayinde, King Sunny Ade, Ebenezer Obey, Osita Osadebe and Dolly Parton.
As a result of her talent and dedication, the Dr Dolor Entertainment signee has notched numerous awards and nominations with the recent one coming in the form of the highly-coveted BET BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT and BEST AFRICAN ACT MTV EMA 2019.

Her sojourn in music began at age of two in the school band as a drummer and since then, she has made several appearances, rocked many stages and wowed the crowd both locally and internationally performing for top dignitaries and at sold out concerts. Her stage craft has always got people talking.
Teni however kick started her professional music career in 2017 after Fargin; a product of one of her numerous internet freestyles went viral.

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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Brand Partnership, Distribution - Worldwide, Other Artists to Tour With, Producer/Studio Engineer

Genre: Pop
Subgenre: African
From: Lagos, NIGERIA