Popular Nigerian singer Simi wowed her fans and melted the hearts of many with her benevolent act of kindness as her foundation gave back to a community in Sokoto State. The Smile In Making Impacts Foundation, popularly referred to as SIMI Foundation continued their goodwill and social development works in Sokoto State on Friday 5th April 2019.
The foundation, which is one of the fastest growing NGOs in Nigeria, took it’s outreach to Sokoto State and impacted the lives of 50 children in the Qu’ranic School of Mallam Bello Mai Almajirai, in the Minanata Area Unguwarogo community of the state
These children selected at random by the leader of the community, Mallam Bello Mai Almajirai were all clothed in new apparels while their torn clothes were taken off, never to be worn again. The children and the entire community were really excited with the gifts they were given by the foundation and the love shown to them.
Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye also known as Simplysimi was born in April 1988. She came into spotlight after she released singles like: Tiff, Love Dont Care and Jamb question. She also did a collabo with Falz on his hit song”Soldier” which has continued to get massive airplay and accolades.
The 28 year old songstress is a graduate of Mass communication from Covenant University. She wrote her first tune at the age of 10 and started singing at the age of 16. Due to her love for arts, she started singing and dancing as teenager and as a member of the teenage church choir.
The Ondo state indigene is the only girl in the midst of four boys and the last born of four children; as a result of being the only girl in the midst of four boys, Simi used to be a tomboy while she was growing up. She was brought up by a single mum because her parents were separated when she was only 9.
Her genre of music is Afro-pop. With a blend of Afro-beat, pop, soul, high-life and has been in the musical industry for about 7 years and counting.
Her debut album was launched in 2008, produced by Samklef; the album featured songs such as Ara Ile, Ogaju, Iya Temi, to name a few. She started off as gospel with the songs in her debut album.
In 2011, she met the talented producer/songwriter (Oscar Heman-Ackah) and they both connected musically. However, it wasn’t until 2013 that she officially signed a production contract with Oscar Music Production, after which they both nurtured and created a fresh and genius direction to her sound, style and music in its entirety.
Her songs are inspired by other peoples stories and experiences, she carves out songs from random day-to-day gists which makes her songs very realistic and interesting.
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