Nigerian singer Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye professionally known as Simi is one of Nigerian female artist who always slay when fashion is concerned..
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 professional musical career started in 2008 following the release of her debut album titled Ogaju which consisted of a variety of songs such as “Iya Temi” and “Ara Ile” with the entire musical production from Samklef.
In January 2014, Simi released an EP titled Restless that eventually earned her a record deal with X3M Music. The EP contains a 5-track cover of popular songs by international acts like Rihanna’s “Man Down” and Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain”.
On January 9, 2014, Simi released two singles titled “Tiff” and “E No Go Funny”, both of them receiving massive airplay and had generally positive reviews from critics. The video for “Tiff” was released on August 30, 2015 and directed by Josh Clarke. The song went on to be nominated in the “Best Alternative Song” category at the 2015 edition of The Headies.
Later in 2015, Simi won the “Most Promising Act to Watch” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In an interview with Leadership Newspaper, Simi said she is working on her sophomore album scheduled to be released in 2016.] Upon the release of a single titled “Jamb Question” which later featured Falz in the remix, Simi was listed as one of the artistes to watch out for in 2016 by notjustok.com .
The singer who admitted to growing up as a Tomboy during her childhood days, still knows how to get her self to look good in the right female clothes.