With the second Nigerian edition of the world-certified Idol series about to begin, the winner of the first ever Nigerian Idols Yeka Onka, has been the subject on the lips of her everyone.
Nigerian Idol Yeka Onka is working with American dancer, choreographer and singer-songwriter most notable for being a member of the R&B vocal group – Shalamar, , who is said to be working the Michael Jackson magic on the new singer.
She returned from a vacation in South Africa after a long period of work with Chocolate City’s producer Jesse Jagz and Producer Cobhams Asuquo.
According to sources, she is also slated to visit the United Kingdom on a working trip to record more songs and shoot her music videos under her UK-based label. The talented Yeka’s sultry performances endeared her to audiences and the judges alike – recalling the image of Jennifer Hudson on the American Idol stage.
Idol Winner, Yeka Onka, Drops Another Single
Yeka Onka, the first ever Nigerian Idol is set to take her place in the music industry with a banging new single, Ewa Ba mi Jo
Onka justifies why she was christened ‘Whitney’ by the Idol judges, in the new track.
“It’s been an incredible few months working on the songs on my album coming out soon. But it’s been very rewarding. This album will have different shades of me but the voice will be the thread all through and keep my fans happy,” said Yeka.
She added: “I have particularly been blessed with a fantastic team and they have worked extremely hard to ensure that this album will blow you away.”
The new song, according to some critics, gives a feeling of dancing in different parts of the world.
“From Kenya to Jamaica and to the pubs in London, she delivers party pleasers and sure club bangers,” said a music analyst.
Produced by Micworks, Yeka’s energy is raw and the combination is a perfect blend. .
Yeka’s fans are expected to love the eclectic mix of the catchy lyrics in both English and Yoruba .
Yeka who has shared the stage with Les Nubians, Shalamar, Timi Dakolo, Yinka Davies and Capita FEMI, among others is set to define her space in the entertainment industry.
She made her debut with Follow me after she won the Nigerian Idol in 2010.