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Teniola Apata

Teni Makanaki
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Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Birth Name: Teniola Apata

Stage Name: Teni

Nickname: Teni Oba Orin, Teni Makanaki

Birth Date: December 12, 1992

Occupation(s): Nigerian Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer

Genre: Afrobeat

Years Active: 2016 - present

Net Worth: Unknown

Label: Dr. Dolor Entertainment

 

Personal Life

Teni Makanaki is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, entertainer, and the younger sister to the singer, Niniola Apata. She was born on December 12, 1992, in Lagos state.

Education

She attended Apata Memorial High School, Isolo, a school own by her father, for her secondary education.  She later went on to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from American Intercontinental University, USA.

Career

As a child, she was in her school band playing the drum. She released her debut single ‘Amen’ in 2016 under Magic Finger, a record label owned by Shizzi. She left Magic Fingers in 2017 and got another record deal in ‘Dr. Dolor Entertainment’ where she released her hit single ‘Fargin’. Since then, she has released other hit singles like Askamaya, Case, Uyo Meyo, Pray, etc.

She released her debut album 'Wondaland' on March 19 and the 16-track album featured only Davido. Speaking on why she featured Davido, she said Davido positively motivated her with his words when they met at a studio session in Atlanta.

Album(s)

2021 - Wondaland

Awards

2019 – Top Naija Music Award, Artiste of the Year

2019 – YouTube Music, Trending Artiste of the Year

2018 – Premium Times Newspaper named her as one of the six Nigerian breakout stars, viral sensations.

2018 – Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, Best New Artist

2018 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Act to Watch

2018 – The Headies, Rookie of the Year

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‘I Feel Good’ — Teni On Her Weight Loss [Video]

Nigerian singer Teni Makanaki has revealed that she feels really good about losing weight. On the...

‘Davido Has Been Good To Me’ — Teni [Video]

Nigerian singer Teni has called her male colleague Davido a good guy. On the Glitch Africa p...

‘Be Happy If I Kiss You’ — Teni Flaunts Her VVS Grill [Video]

Nigerian singer Teni Makanaki recently got an expensive VVS grill and couldn't wait to show it o...

Top 10 Artists In Nigeria With The Largest Fan Base In 2022

Every artist, whether from Nigeria or not, needs fans to be successful. Fans will promote their favo...

My Body Is My Vessel — Singer Teni [Video]

Nigerian singer Teni Apata has emphasised the importance of taking self-care seriously. In a rece...

Teni Premiers New Single ‘Trouble’ On ‘A Colors Show’

Nigerian singer Teni has premiered her infectious new hit ‘Trouble’ on ‘A COL...

Nigerian Footballer Bichi Calls Out Teni For Disrespecting President Buhari

Nigerian footballer Abba Bichi has bashed singer Teni for disrespecting the president. The female...

Teni, Burna Boy, 2Baba Receive National Honours From Buhari [Video]

President Muhammadu Buhari has honoured entertainers Teni, Burna Boy, 2Baba and other reci...

Singer Teni To Give Out 43 Pairs Of Her Shoes [Video]

Nigerian singer Teni is feeling generous as she has announced that she will give out 43 pairs of her...

‘Love Resides Here’ — Tems To Female Nigerian Artistes

Tems has shut down rivalry speculations existing among the female artistes in the Nigerian entertain...

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Singer Teni Set To Acquire US Visa For Her Dogs

Nigerian singer Teni has announced that she is taking her dogs with her to the United States of Amer...

Singer Teni Sponsors Lady To Dubai After She Wished To ‘Japa’

Singer Teni has realised the lifelong dream of a die-hard fan who wished to travel outside of t...

Teni Finally Clears Air On Alleged Kidnap Attempt

Teni has finally addressed reports that a kidnap attempt was made on her while she was performing in...

Teni Finally Clears Air On Alleged Kidnap Attempt

Teni has finally addressed reports that a kidnap attempt was made on her while she was performing in...

Eyewitness Recounts How Singer Teni Escaped Kidnappers

A kidnap attempt was made on popular singer Teni but she was able to escape, as narrated by an eyewi...

Eyewitness Recounts How Singer Teni Escaped Kidnappers

A kidnap attempt was made on popular singer Teni but she was able to escape, as narrated by an eyewi...

All That Went Wrong Between Shizzi, Teni

Twitter was on full violence mode on Saturday night after producer Shizzi and singer Teni went ...

Singer Teni Joins Davido Challenge, Begs Colleagues For Money [Video]

Just as Davido did, Nigerian singer Teniola Apata, a.k.a. Teni has taken to social media to beg he...

BBNaija 2021: Teni Shows Support For Liquorose, Canvases For Votes For Her

Popular singer Teniola Apata better known as Teni has expressed her support for Big...

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