Teniola Akpata popularly known by her stage name “TENI THE ENTERTAINER” is a talented singer and song writer. The beautiful songstress who hails from Ekiti and is related to Nigerian music power house, Niniola.
Teniola first started off her music career covering songs on social media before she rose to fame after releasing her hit single, “Fargin” in 2017.
Fans quickly fell in love with Teni for her unique style of music, good lyrical prowess & funny skits on social media.
Ever since she broke into the music industry, Teni has been unstoppable, she has stayed in the lime light, dropping hits back to back, collaborating with top artistes, securing endorsements & awards. It is safe to say she seamlessly made us fall in love with her.
Here are our pick for her top 5 songs:
‘Billionaire: Teni’s new single, Billionaire, is definitely our number. The hit track has been climbing music charts nationwide like wide fire; The track has also sparked a challenge online coined “Billionaire Challenge”. It was produced by Pheelz and it serves as her third official single for the year.
Askamaya: Askamaya was unarguably one of the biggest track of 2018. It was number 1 for weeks on chats across the country, media houses, clubs and fans had a blast. The song is one you can’t help but dance when you listen
Uyo Meyo: It is like an acoustic work of art telling her story. The singer told her story with the music video which was a composition of different moments through her journey to being the singer we know today. Teni has always loved to singer before she made it a profession.
She can also dance and we almost couldn’t recognize the girly Teni in the video whose journey in school was highlighted. It became an anthem because it encouraged fans that they can be what they want to be. We can see Teni’s charisma and her knack for making clever videos on social media. UYO MEYO has amassed over 3.3million views.
Power Rangers: Her second official single of 2019; “Power Rangers”. The ultimately-talented singer on “Power Rangers” did a fantastic work as she made sure it was a piece that would be seen as a magnificent upgrade compared to her other tracks.
Teni undoubtedly reiterated the fact that her vocal quality is top-notch and that is exactly why the song in a short time became favorite of a lot of music followers. Nigerian radio stations, TV stations and channels on paid cable platforms made sure listeners and viewers never missed the song for a long period as it was always played and shown frequently.
Fargin: Her breakout single and one of Teni’s biggest hit till date, the reception of this song was epic as the song was widely accepted.
Fargin, an adaptation of the English word, Virgin, is a song that addresses the issue of Rape and $exual exploitation. Teni employs her great storytelling ability in crafting the lyrics to this hit bound single on a Mystro produced highlife beat. Fargin is a common Nigerian conversation of men trying to seduce young girls into sex.
Teni “Fargin” is about sex education and rape culture in the African community. It is to inspire women to be confident in being virgins, it’s okay to wait. It’s okay to practice safe sex even if it’s not cool. To help young ladies so they understand that they don’t have to be pressured to do what they don’t want to.
Fun Fact: Teni will be performing live at our annual Olympic styled event “SociaLympics” on the 19th of October,2019 at Campos Mini Stadium by 10am.
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