Nigerian film industry is made up of very talented actors and actresses who have showed their acting prowess through their sensational movies. Some of these Nollywood celebrities have at some point in their lives delved into music and were not quite successful. We bring you 15 Nollywood celebrities that have ventured into music at some point.Read below:
5. Genevieve Nnaji
In 2005, after she and some of her colleagues were suspended from acting, she released a single, ‘No More’. She went on to get a mouth-watering record deal in Ghana. This still didn’t boost her music career as it has become a thing of the past.
4. Patience Ozokwor
She is popularly known in the movie industry for her roles as a wicked step-mother, wife or in-law. The very talented actress also tried her hands on music, releasing about three tracks in which one featured, Tonto Dikeh and Charles Awurum.
She released the video of ‘Adaeze’ and a single off her ‘Ojadili’ albumin 2012. Since then, nothing was heard regarding her music career again.
3. Kate Henshaw
Veteran actress, Kate Henshaw who is also well known for her fitness craze wrote best single track ever used in Nollywood “Treasure” she has also sang other songs but never made a name in her musical career.
2. Omotola Jalade – Ekeinde
Omosexy as popularly known started her music career in 2005, she released a single title ‘GBA’ and others of her song including ‘Missing you’, ‘Feel Alright’, but she wasn’t quite successful. She also featured many artiste including Del B, Harrysong, Uche. Etc. she had hit tracks such as ‘Naija Lowa’, ‘The things you do to me, ‘Through the fire’ and recently ‘Strong Girl’ in which she featured many female artiste both from Nigeria and within Africa.
1. Tonto Dikeh
The mother of one made her debut by releasing singles ‘Hi’ and ‘Itz Ova’ feat Snypa. The songs were trailed by controversy as critics, some even questioned her vocal ability. Doubts were raised on whether her decision to go into music was for the best.
Nevertheless, the songs so far has been said to have enjoyed steady airplay and massive downloads. Dikeh also showed she was not a quitter with the release of a new single ‘Crazically fit’ featuring Terry G, who was also the producer, followed by ‘Jeje’ and more also. A viral video made round in 2013 of the popular actress performing under the influence and fell on stage in London during Iyanya’s concert.
Watch the video below: