Yinka Davies

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Yinka Davies
Background information
Orúkọ àbísọYinka Davies
Ọjọ́ìbíOṣù Keje 16, 1970 (1970-07-16) (ọmọ ọdún 53)
Ìbẹ̀rẹ̀Benin /Sierra Leone
Irú orinAfrobeat, jazz
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • reality television judge
  • actress
  • dancer
Instrumentsvocals
Years active2000–present
LabelsEniObanke
Associated acts5&6 Band, Irewole Samuel Oni
Websiteyinkadavies.com

Yinka Davies (tí a bí ní ọjọ́ kẹrìndínlógún oṣù keje, ọdún 1970) jẹ́ olórin, oníjó, akọ-orin-kalẹ̀ àti adájọ́ ètò olórin ti Nigerian Idol, ọmọ orílẹ̀-èdè Nàìjíríà. Yinka ti wà nínú ilé-iṣẹ́ ìdárayá fún bí i ọdún méjìdínlọ́gbọ̀n.[1]

Ìpìlẹ̀ rẹ̀[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Bàbá rẹ̀ – Ọmọ Benin Republic/ ìran Líṣàbí ti ìlú Sierra Leonetó kó wá sí orílẹ̀-èdè Nàìjíríà nítorí ọmọ Nàìjíríà ni.

Ìyá rẹ̀ – ó wá láti ìlú Ìkòròdú, ní Ìpínlẹ̀ Èkó.

Ìyá-ìyá rẹ̀ - Ó wá láti ìdílé ọlọ́ba ní ìlú Sagamu.

Àwọn ìdílé tó ti wá yìí nípa lórí àwọn orin tó máa ń kọ. Ó rántí pé bàbá rẹ̀ ní dùrù. Ó sì dàgbà sí fífẹ́ràn orin Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash, Elvis àti Jimmy Dean, nítorí àwọn orin yìí ni bàbá rẹ̀ máa ń gbọ́.

Bí Davies ṣe ń dàgbà, rédíò ní ilé ìyá-ìyá rẹ̀ máa ń wà ní Radio Lagos, èyí tó máa kọ orin ilẹ̀ Afica lóríṣiríṣi, bí i orin Manu Dibango (Cameroun - Makossa), Mmaman Shatta (traditional Northern Nigerian musician), Dan Maria Jos (Northern Nigeria), Orlando Julius (southern Nigeria - highlife), Hadjia Funtua (northern Nigeria), Victor Uwaifo (southern Nigeria - Joromi), Fela (southern Nigeria - Afrobeat) àti bẹ́ẹ̀ bẹ́ẹ̀ lọ.

Àtòjọ àwọn orin rẹ̀[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Àwo orin[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  • work (1998
  • Emi n’lo (2002)
  • Black Chiffon (2010)[2]

Orin àbákọ[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Àwọn àgbéjáde rẹ̀ tó gbajúmọ̀[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  • Alex O's Background Vocalist (1990-1992)
  • World Music Day Organised by Alliance Francaise (1995 till date)
  • Emi Nlo Album Listening by Carl Raccah (2000)
  • Yinka Davies in Concert with *5 & 6* Band at the Alliance Francaise Lagos Nigeria (2013, 2014, 2016)
  • Jazzville 7th Anniversary concert under direction of Elder Steve Rhodes
  • 1999-2002 – she was the resident act at the Nicon Nuga Hilton Hotel in the Nigerian capital city of Abuja.
  • 2006 performed with Tony Allen at The Cave during the release of his record Lagos No Shaking.
  • African Film Festival Tour - Milan, Tunis, organised by The Goethe Institute.
  • Black Chiffon Album Launch (2011)
  • Nigerian Idol Judge (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
  • Ajumogobia Science Foundation Concerts (2005-2015)
  • African Music Festival - London (2015)
  • Lagos State Jazz Festival (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Calabar State Jazz Festival (2017)
  • Jazz at The United States Consulate's Residence (2015....)

Tíátà àti orí-ìtàgé[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  • Things Fall Apart directed by Bassey Effiong (1988)
  • Lion and The Jewel directed by Bassey Effiong (1988)
  • Contemporary Dance Troup led by Elizabeth Hammond (1988–90)
  • Wind vs Polygamy directed by Sam Loco Efe (1989)
  • Kakaki Concert: directed by Ben Tomoloju (1990)
  • Death and The King's Horseman directed by Bayo Oduneye (1990)
  • Greener Grass directed by Niji Akanni and Bakare (1990)
  • Irara Alagbe directed by Felix Okolo (1992)
  • Mekunu Melody by Felix Okolo (1992)
  • Area Boy by Felix Okolo (1993)

Àwọn àmì-ẹ̀yẹ tó gbà[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  • FAME music—Upcoming artiste of the year, 1992
  • Nigeria Music Award (NMA)—Voice of the Decade, 2007.[3]

Àwọn ìtọ́kasí[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. "I was too playful my sons couldn't grow up with me-Yinka Davies". 4 May 2019. 
  2. "Yinka Davies and 5&6: Black Chiffon – The album | wongawong". Wongawong.wordpress.com. 2011-02-19. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  3. "Yahoo! Groups". Groups.yahoo.com. Archived from the original on June 30, 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-25.  Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)