The Sound of Adebola Udoh
Behind the Music
Adebola Udoh is a worshipper. From a family of three, she fondly says she is the first from the “rear”.
At age a very young age, she started out creating melody to her school’s hymnal book, called “Songs of Praise”. Self-taught, she honed her vocal technique by imitating several well-known artiste’s performances down to the smallest details of breath.
She picked up playing the piano at her Secondary school, Queen’s College Yaba, Lagos Nigeria. And she loved to entertain her friends or anyone that cared to listen as they will gather round the Amphitheatre and call out hit songs, they loved her to play and was always up for the challenge!
She was also passionate about dancing in Secondary School and was awarded the “Dancing Machine” of her set. Also, in University (Lagos State University) where she studied Electronics and Computer Engineering, she graduated with a First Class and was awarded the best graduating student. She also picked up playing the bass guitar at the University, where she was the assistant music director of her school fellowship alongside her husband, who was then the Music Director.
Her classical music background was also nurtured as she was part of the choir of an Anglican church, (Our Saviour’s Anglican Church, Ikotun Egbe Lagos), where she learnt the art of sight-reading music.
Working with different choirs has helped her to overcome her shyness, to better relax her voice, to sing in harmony/chorus, to sing lead without a microphone, and to interact with the audience.
She has evolved over the years, into a psalmist and songwriter and worked with several gospel choirs, leading worship as well as directing choirs.
She has been influenced by different genres of music ranging from Contemporary Gospel, R&B, Hip-hop, African gospel and Classical.
She released a debut single track Awamaridi – the unsearchable God, which made it to TBN-UK Weekly Playlist and is soon to release another single called “Possibilities”.
She is happily married with two beautiful girls and resides in the United Kingdom.