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Simi

Simisola Bolatito Kosoko
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Updated: Apr 26, 2022

Simisola Kosoko, better known by her stage name ‘Simi’, was born on April 19, 1988 in Ojuelegba, Lagos. She attended Stars International College, Ikorodu for her secondary education and then proceeded to Convenant University, where she studied Mass Communication.

Simi grew up dancing and singing as a member of her local church’s choir until she wrote her first song at the age of 10.

Her music career started out as a gospel singer, with the release of her debut album ‘Ogaju’. Few years later, she switched to secular music and came into limelight after releasing ‘Tiff’ under X3M Music, a record label she was signed to in 2014. The song was nominated in two categories at The Headies 2015.

She left X3M Music in May 2019, when her contract expired and started her own record label, Studio Brat, in June 2019.

 

ALBUMS

2019 – Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol 1

2017 – Simisola

2014 – Restless EP

2008 - Ogaju

 

AWARDS

2018 – The Headies, Best R&B Single (Smile For Me)

  Best Recording of the Year (Joromi)

  Album of the Year (Simisola)

2018 – Future Awards Africa, Prize for Music

2017 – City People Entertainment Awards, Best Collabo of the Year (No Forget ft Adekunle Gold)

2017 – AFRIMA Awards, Songwriter of the Year

2016 – City People Entertainment Awards, Female Artist of the Year

2016 – Nigerian Teen Choice Awards, Choice Upcoming Female Artist

2016 – The Headies, Best Collaboration (Soldier ft Falz)

                                   Best Vocal Performance Female (Love Don’t Care)

2015 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Act to Watch

2015 – City People Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Act of the Year

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Simi married Adekunle Gold on January 9, 2019 after dating for five years. They both welcomed their daughter, Adejare on the 30th of May 2020.

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Why you should avoid word fight with Nigerians — Simi

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Simi Says J. Cole Praised Her Songwriting Skills

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BBNaija All Stars: Why Seyi Awolowo Needs To Be Flogged — Simi

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Nigeria Breaks My Heart — Simi

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Haters Are Miserable In Real Life — Simi

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Simi Opens Up On Why She Wrote ‘Woman 2 Woman’

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Simi Shares Private Details About Herself

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‘Do Not Disrespect My Wife’ — Adekunle Gold Fumes At Brymo

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Why I Offered Sex To Simi For Collaboration — Brymo

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Simi Responds To Twitter User’s Comment About Her Voice On Features Vs. Solo Songs

Nigerian singer Simi has responded to a comment made by a Twitter user who suggested that she sounds...

Watch Adekunle Gold, Simi Record New Song For Upcoming Album [Video]

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