Rachel Akosua Funmilola Garton (Lola Rae), is a Nigerian-born British-Ghanaian recording artist and dancer. She was Born in Lagos to a British Father and Ghanian Mother.
In 2010,her group Mystikal auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent but Simon Cowell singled Mystikal out at the semi-final of the competition.
Lola, shot to limelight upon the release of her debut single ‘Watch my ting go’, earning her a nominee spot in the “Most Promising Female Act to Watch” category at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
She featured Iyanya on a song titled ‘Fi mi le’ which earned Rae another nomination at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, waS awarded Most Gifted Newcomer at The Channel O Africa Music Video Awards (2013) for ‘Watch my tin go’ and ‘Most Promising Act to Watch at The Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2013).
Rae has released two songs in 2016, ‘One Time’, and a collaboration with Davido, ‘Biko’.
Lola Rae had just recenlty signed to Davido’s DMW record label.With her recent signing to DMW , we are hoping for more consistency and hits which will complement the efforts of the other artistes in the label.
Cheers Lola and we wish you all the best.
Written by Clement Oluwasegun
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