It’s was in public transport bus she met the man who help her actualize her vision of being an independent singer, she’s been a backup singer since an early age (13yrs precisely), she had backed up many professionals in the field before she finally got an hint to be independent,……..
Shola Allyson Biography
Olusola Allyson Obaniyi (Sola Allyson) was born on 24th September at Ikorodu, Lagos State where she was brought up, she’s a top Nigerian Gospel Singer, a songwriter, and as well a voice coach
Shola Allyson enrolled at Anglican Primary School, Ikorodu for her primary school education, Shams-el-deen Grammar School, Ikorodu for her secondary school education,
She furthered by studying Business studies at Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, to obtain her NBTE certificate.
And also obtained her Higher National Diploma (HND) in Music Technology at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Voice as a major and Music as a minor.
Shola Allyson has been into music from her early stage of life, she started backing-up singers when she was at the age of 13, she then got the opportunity to work as backup singer for professional musicians as at then, she had backed up for Gbenga Adeboye, Yinka Ayefele, Daddy Showkey, Pasuma, and Obesere. She also did jingles, signature tunes, and adverts for radio and TV stations.
Shola Allyson got launched fully into the music industry when she released her first Album ‘Eji Owuro’, the album release was a result of a conversation she got into in a public transport;
She met a man in a public bus, the man initiated a productive conversation with her, telling her about a film shoot he just concluded tittled ‘Orekelewa’, he then request she made a sound track for the movie, which she does successfully
Shola make the creative move of trying out the piece in a studio, which finally return to be a huge success and had led to what she was today.
This are the list of singles from Shola Allyson’s production
- Anu Mbe
- Obinrin Ni Mi
- Oro Oluwa
- Ife bi Eji Owuro
- Adura Ololufe
- Ero Oja
- Ma ro’se
- Oreke Lewa Omoge
- Oro Oluwa
- My Voice I Raise Master
- Wa Wole
- Jiji Mo Ji
- Eledumare Rmx
- Omo Tuntun
- Baba Ese
- Mo Juba
- Yoo Daa
- Mo Ki O
This are the listed albums and date of release
- Eji Owuro (2003)
- Gbe Je F’ori (2005)
- Im’oore (2009)
- Ire (2007)
- Adun (2012)
- Ope (2015)
- Imuse (2018)
- Iri (2019)
Shola Allyson got married to her husband, Toyin Obaniyi on March 2003; They were blessed with three children; Ayobami, Mopelola, and Obafunmiwo.
Awards and Nomination
Shola Allyson has been nominated for a number of awards in Nigeria, which includes:
- Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) (Nominated)
- Best Indigenous Concept in the 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) Nominated)
- Special Recognition Awards in the 2018 City People Music Awards (Won)
Social Media Handles
Facebook: TheSola Allyson