SASHA P

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Biography

Sasha P was born Anthonia Yetunde Alabi on 21 May 1983. She is a Nigerian female rapper, musician, businesswoman, lawyer and motivational speaker. The last of eight children, she was raised by her single mother, an educator, whom she fondly called Sisi Fadekemi, after her father died. She began her musical career as a child in Ibadan. She attended the International School Ibadan and the University of Lagos earning a Bachelor's Degree in Law.

Sasha came into the limelight at a time when there were very few Nigerian women in Hip Hop music. Subsequently, her success helped pave the way for other female rappers and musicians in Nigerian hip hop.She began musical collaborations and was signed in to eLDee's Trybe records.Sasha has remained one of the most prominent female artists in Nigeria since 2001, especially after the successful release of her debut album "First Lady" under her record label, STORM.

As a result of her commitments and glittering performances, she has also shared stages with a host of International acts including Boyz II Men, Dru Hill, Rihanna, Shakira, P. Diddy, John Legend and R Kelly to name a few. In 2013, Sasha revealed that she was taking a break from the music scene to focus on her fashion business.

Sasha pursued an interest in fashion as a bespoke designer in 2004, with an ever growing client base her dream to create Nigerian high street fashion was born in December 2011 at L'Espace. She established her fashion career as a designer of her own clothing label Eclectic by Sasha, launched in August 2012.

 

Discography

First Lady (2006)

Gidi Babe (2009)

Singles[edit]

Oya (2002)

Work it (2002)

Emi Le Gan (2003)

Adara (2008)

Only One (2009)

Bad Girl P (2012)

Awards and nominations

2004       Nominated for Best Upcoming Artiste in Entertainment Video Awards

2009       Won Best Female Artiste              at Channel O Music Video Awards

2009       Won Best Female Video at Kora Awards

2010       Nominated for Best Hip Hop Act in Africa in MTV Africa Music Awards

2010       Won Best Female Artiste              at Sound City Music Video Awards

2009       Nominated for Best Female Video           and Best Cinematography at Sound City Music Video Awards

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