TolumiDE - R&B/Soul Afro-Pop Inspiration World Fusion Artist. Singer-Songwriter Born in Canada, raised in Nigeria, currently based in Washington, DC
Songs are mainly English lyrics, with the occasional interjection of African Languages such as Yoruba, Pidgin English, Igbo and Twi. TolumiDE is a soulful vocalist with a unique blend of Gospel, Jazz & Reggae reminiscent of India Arie, Mary Mary and Les Nubians stylings. Influenced in her childhood years by African legacies such as Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Onyeka Owenu and Christy Essien Igbokwe as well as RnB artists such as Anita Baker, Sade, Brandy, she offers a range of dynamic and audience grabbing performances and has gained new fans and rave reviews for her debut album, ‘My Love’ currently available on iTunes, Amazon CDbaby. ‘My Love’, is a sonic collage of music genres: Urban Soul, RnB, Afro-pop, Inspiration with sprinklings of Jazz, Reggae. The accompanying video, for the title track ‘My Love’ directed by Tayo Abereoje from Black Royal Pictures has been in rotation on MTV Base, Channel O (South Africa), Trace (Europe), Gospel Music Channel (USA), MBOA TV, Nigezie and ONE Gospel TV and many online outlets. The video earned her a ‘Channel O’ Music Video Awards (South Africa) nomination in the Most Gifted R&B category.
Her first full length project, My Love, and simply put, it’s a stunner. Exposing all the musical sides of the artist, My Love is power-packed with one great track after another. The industry has already been abuzz about the singer’s lead single, “My Love”, a funky, infectious pop and urban tune about the artist’s eternal Love. The single’s video, directed by Tayo Abereoje for Black Royal Pictures, has also caught the attention of fans and gospel industry insiders alike with thousands of views on countless video websites. With a thick back beat and a striking urban groove, the hot cut is easily radio ready for Urban AC & Gospel programming.
She uniquely packages inspirational messages with brilliant songwriting, flawless production and riveting vocals. Throughout the eleven tracks, all penned by the artist herself, TolumiDE bares her musical soul and takes the listener on an emotive and telling journey of her life.
TolumiDE's 'My Love' Album includes Enhanced CD features with bonus screen Savers, Karaoke - Instrumentals, Music Video & Media.
The project is also available digitally on iTunes and Amazon.
For more information about TolumiDE, log on to www.TolumiDEmusic.com
Tags: Soul RnB, Neo-Soul, World Fusion, Afro-pop, Afro-sou, Inspirational, Contemporary Gospel, Urban Adult Contemporary