It’s Wednesday and as usual we bring to you our Woman Crush for the day. Today’s Woman Crush Wednesday goes to our favorite sugar mummy, Teniola Apata otherwise known as Teni the Entertainer. Teni is the exact description of her name, an artiste filled with so much creative juice like hasn’t been seen in a while from female singers in Nigeria.
Below are some facts you never knew about the singer,
- Teni is the younger sister of Nigerian singer Niniola.
- She attended Apata Memorial High School.
- Teni has a degree in business administration from American InterContinental University.
- Teni 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”.
- Her song, “Askamaya” was ranked 15th on MTV Base’s year-end list of the Top 20 Hottest Naija Tracks of 2018.
- In 2019, 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.
- 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.