Sola Allyson is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, voice coach, counselor and consultant Who began her music career back in 2003. She began making a soundtrack for a Yoruba film and released an album entitled Eji Owuro later on.
Sola is a multi-dimensional singer whose genre of songs includes folk, soul, and gospel music with a good lyrical presentation. She has graced several religious gatherings and was also one of the Judges for MTN Project Fame West Africa audition for five seasons.
Shola grew up doing music. And, at age 13, she became a back-up singer. She did back-up for musicians like Yinka Ayefele, Stella Monye Gbenga Adeboye, Kayode Olajide, Pasuma, e.t.c. She also did jingles, signature tunes, and adverts for TV and radio stations.
After some time, she met a man who recognized her talent and asked if she could do a soundtrack for a Yoruba film. Shola agreed and made the soundtrack for the movie Eji Owuro. The film became a success, so Shola decided to try out the music in the studio. Eventually, the song Eji Owuro became her debut studio album.
Summarily, releasing the song marked Allyson’s entry into the music industry and overtime she has worked with Tope Alabi, Adekunle Gold, Cobhams Asuquo and other singers. Also, she was a judge for five seasons in the West Africa musical talent hunt show, MTN Project Fame.
Currently, Shola has eight(8) albums to her credit with several inspirational tracks. The studio albums include;
- Eji Owuro, 2003
- Gbe Je F’ori, 2005
- Ire, 2007
- Im’oore, 2009
- Adun, 2012
- Imuse, 2018
- Iri, 2019
- Iri (The Album Live), 2020
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