Celebrated Nigerian singer, Teniola Apata better known by her stage name Teni, is arguably one of Nigeria's most loved music artistes in recent times and the reasons are not so hard to see.
Teni who shot into limelight in the year 2017 with her hit song, Fargin, captured the hearts of many Nigerians with her beautiful voice and soul-touching melodies.
The 27-year-old singer is the younger sister of singer and hot stepper, Niniola and because of this, many people thought she will give her sister a run for her money with the unhealthy competition prevalent in the Nigerian music industry.
Teni, however, has proven to many that the sky is big enough for many people to excel in. From giving music lovers back to back hits, to making rib-cracking skits, Teni sure knows how to make people fall in love with her.
PAY ATTENTION: Do you have news to share? Contact Legit.ng instantly
Legit.ng has compiled five reasons Nigerians love Teni:
1. Her sound
At a time when many Nigerian musicians are focused on making dance hall songs lacking rich lyrics that often trend for a short period of time, Teni whose captivating voice does wonders has proven that she can do both and still deliver rich sounds that will keep any music lover yearning for more.
2. Her style
Teni is one if not the only female Nigerian music artiste, not selling sexiness in her music and her personality as well. The talented singer who is on the big side carries herself with so much love and acceptance, it has given many people with low self-esteem a glint of hope.
With her baggy shirts and trousers, Teni has proven that you can make music without having to appeal to people in a sensual way.
3. Sense of humour
People with a good sense of humour are easily loved but a woman with a good sense of humour wins over hearts effortlessly and this is what Teni continuous to do with the numerous hilarious skits she makes and shares on her Instagram page.
PAY ATTENTION: Get the hottest gist on Africa Love Aid
Despite attaining a level of success, Teni does not let that stop her from relating with people whom most celebs wouldn't be caught doing.
The Billionaire crooner who only recently, took to the streets of Lagos to promote one of her shows, continues to prove that celebrities are just like everybody else and therefore, should show love and respect to people always.
5. Hit maker
This is a pretty obvious reason as everybody loves a musician who keeps them dancing with happy tunes and this is what Teni has done.
From her very first hit song to her most recent release, Billionaire, Teni continues to remind Nigerians how truly deserving she is of the spotlight.
PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News on Legit.ng News App
These are some of the many reasons Nigerians love Teniola Apata and who can blame them? She is yet to give one reason why the love is undeserving!
Meanwhile, the year 2019 was clearly a good year for the music industry. The number of hits and the quality of production seems to have surpassed that of the year 2018 and most importantly, the diverse genres were a much-desired break from the norm.
Niniola speaks on Teni’s success, beef in the industry | Legit TV