Omawumi Displays Versatility In New Single
Vivacious singer, songwriter and actress, Omawumi Megbele well known as Omawumi in the music circuit has dropped a new enthralling single titled Malowa, which was released Friday, July 27.
The new song is off the Megbele crooner’s upcoming extended play (EP), which comes off the heels of her well-received single, Me Ke featuring Kizz Daniel. The Afro pop song, features DJ Spinall and Oshosondi master, Slimcase, has an energetic rhythm with a smooth tune that allows the listener bop his or her head and shoulders at the same time, or perform shaku shaku dance.
Known for her display of profound versatility, Omawumi through the song, made valid points about her street credibility, even as her strong vocals also shine through the song with fast paced verses.
With evergreen songs such as Bottom Belle, If you ask me among others, Omawumi definitely remains at the top of her game as one of Nigeria’s best. The new offering definitely will be one of the best songs for this season.
The singer broke into limelight following her exploits at the Idols West African, a reality TV show, where she was voted the first runner-up due to her strong voice and outgoing personality. She has gone on to release successful singles and albums including Wonder Woman, The Lasso of Truth and Timeless.
She has stage performances with music greats such as P-Square (now defunct), 2Face Idibia, D’Banj, Banky W, M.I, Shasha, 9ice, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carl Thomas, Angie Stone and Donell Jones, Angelique Kidjo, among others.
As an actress, Omawumi played a minor role in the 2009 edition of the V-Monolugues, a play that reflects the negative issues affecting women in Nigeria. She also starred in the musical play Olurombi. She had a minor role in the movie Inale, a Hollywood/Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo.
In 2011, she starred in Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa, and Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold (2013) alongside Ghanaian actor Majid Michel and Oleku crooner, Ice Prince.