- Artist: Niniola Ft. Femi Kuti
- Title: Fantasy
- Genre: Afro pop
- Released Year: 2020
- Duration: 03:00
- Album: TBA
- Producer(s): Kel P
- Label: Naija Review
- File type: MP3
Niniola Ft. Femi Kuti – “Fantasy” Stream & Download
Niniola Apata was born 15 December, 1986.She is known professionally as Niniola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She participated in the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013. After releasing her debut single “Ibadi”, she was nominated for Most Promising Act to Watch at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Niniola worked with the award-winning Ugandan artiste, Eddy Kenzo in his hit song ‘Mbilo Mbilo’ which earned her an award for Best Collaboration at the 2016 AFRIMA Awards. She released another album on the 1st of November 2017 which she titled ‘This is Me.’ The album is a combination of many music genres like R&B and Afro beats.
The talented singer went on a media tour in South Africa in February 2018. She also performed in South Africa Music Carnival in March 2018. In July 2018, she collaborated with the internationally known DJ Snake to release a hit single titled ‘Maradona Riddim’ which was based on her other hit single ‘Maradona.’
Niniola is the first female Nigerian Artiste to cross 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify. She is with the Drum Roll Record Label.
The son of the famous and most popluar Musician in Nigeria and Africa at large Femi Anikulapo Kuti was born in London to Fela and Remilekun Ransome-Kuti and grew up in the former Nigerian capital, Lagos. His mother soon left his father, taking Femi to live with her. In 1977, however, Femi chose to move in with his father. Femi started playing the saxophone at the age of 15 and eventually became a member of his father’s band. He studied at Baptist Academy and Igbobi College.
Like his father, Femi has made commitments to social and political causes throughout his career. Femi’s grandmother, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, was a political campaigner and women’s rights activist.
Billboard.africa maintained that Femi Kuti’s voice is featured in the videogame Grand Theft Auto IV, where he is the host of radio station IF 99 (International Funk 99). Concomitantly, In similar fashion as his father, there have been complaints of Kuti’s criticism of his homeland Nigeria, specifically in the song “Sorry Sorry”, along with “What Will Tomorrow Bring” and “97”.
Femi has been nominated for a Grammy award four times in the world music category in 2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013 but has never won. On 19 December 2014 a management deal between Chocolate City Music Group and Femi Kuti was reached. The news was announced via the Chocolate City Music official instagram account, as well as Audu Maikori social media accounts.
Queen Of Afro-House, Niniola teams up with Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti for this new tune titled “Fantasy”. “Niniola ft. Femi Kuti – Fantasy“… Fresh off her Grammy-nominated contribution to Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift album and co-signs from Timbaland and Drake, Nigeria’s Queen of Afro House, NINIOLA teams with music icon FEMI KUTI for her latest single, “Fantasy.”