Nigerian music lovers might finally get the collaboration they have been waiting for.
Teni and Simi are set to put out a joint record and fans cannot hide their excitement.
In a recent clip shared by the recently married Simi, she disclosed that Teni is one of the most beautiful vocalists she has ever met.
Teni also said she is a fan.
Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye (born April 19, 1988) is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She started her career as a gospel singer, releasing her debut studio album in 2008, titled Ogaju. She gained prominence in 2014 after releasing “Tiff”, a song that was nominated for Best Alternative Song at The Headies 2015. Simi signed a record deal with X3M Music in 2014, but left the label in May 2019 following the expiration of her contract. She released her second studio album Simisola on September 8, 2017. Her third studio album Omo Charlie Champagne, Vol. 1 was released to coincide with her thirty-first birthday on April 19, 2019. She launched her record label Studio Brat in June 2019.
Teniola Apata, better known as Teni, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and entertainer. She is the younger sister of Nigerian singer Niniola. She attended Apata Memorial High School and has a degree in business administration from American InterContinental University. She released her debut single “Amen” while signed to [Shizzi]’s Magic Fingers Records. She left the record label and signed with Dr. Dolor Entertainment in 2017. Teni started gaining prominence after releasing the single “Fargin” in September 2017. She made her breakthrough after releasing the hit singles “Askamaya”, “Case” and “Uyo Meyo”. “Askamaya” was ranked 15th on MTV Base’s year-end list of the Top 20 Hottest Naija Tracks of 2018.
Teni won Rookie of the Year at the 2019 Headies Awards, and Most Promising Act to Watch at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. She also won Best New Artist 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. NotJustOk ranked her eighth on their list of the 10 Hottest Artists In Nigeria. She was listed among the “Six Nigerian breakout stars, viral sensations of 2018” by Premium Times newspaper.
On 20 February 2019, Teni was featured on YouTube Music’s Trending Artist on the Rise.
On June 14, 2019, Teni released a new single titled “Power Ranger”.