ONABAJO OLAWALE (born January 30, ) known professionally as Ola, is a Nigeria Gospel Singer, Recording Artist and Songwriter.
She is also OAP with a family oriented program titled “Boode o dun” which is currently on air on different TV station across the country.
Ola was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, the daughter of Late Evangelist David and Mrs Victoria Adegbuyi. She is the fourth out of the family of five.
She attended Our Lady of Apostle, Ibadan and proceed to Osun State College of Education. She then obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science Education from Ogun State University.
Ola started early as a teenager by joining her local church ( St. Michael African Church, Apata, Ibadan) as a choir member.
Furthermore, she joined a gospel band called Annoited Singers and this gave her opportunity to tour with the band on ministration to different churches and crusade.
Ola debut album – MU JOJO ( Dance for Me ) was released in 2005 and her second album – EDIDI IFE in the year 2014, having to take some break off to nurture her home. In 2015, she released her third album titled DO MY OWN, having to work with ace producer Eljoe and Phat E with collaboration production works with Obiwon Obiora, Mike Abdul and Kenny Kore.
DO MY OWN produced one of the classic Nigeria song – BIGGER THAN which won TopNaija Music Award as the Best Reggae Song for the year 2015.
Furthermore, she was nominated for two awards at 2016 Mega Awards but was able to win Rollworld Magazine Award as the Best Promising Artist of the year and also BenMagRadio Award for contemporary gospel song of the year.
In the year 2016, She released four new singles as follows ESE LOBA, THE NAME OF JESUS, WORSHIP GOD and HE SHOWED UP to usher the release of her fourth album titled EVOLUTION which is schedule for release by the end of the month of January, 2017.
Presently, Ola is the Music Director of Christ Family House, Oko-Oba, Lagos.
|* Dedicated Birthday Song for Atabatubu (2015) | * Orisun Lawa (2016) | * Seunnlafunmie @ 40 (2016) |