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The Eclectic Definition of Miss O: Ify Otuya is Singing a Different Tune

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Ify Otuya 3A Singer, Songwriter, Performer and Producer, Ify Otuya studied Music Performance and Production at the prestigious London Centre for Contemporary Music, where she received tuition from some international names including Toby Baker (Sinead O’Connor, B.B King, Brandy), Sid Gauld (Incognito), Pete Zeldman (Jaco Pastorius), Richie Stevens (Jay-Z), Marcia Escoffery (Elton John, Stevie Wonder); and played with the legendary Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Weseley (James Brown). She spent the last six years in the UK, writing, recording and touring with a variety of professional musicians and singing groups, including Folk-Soul sensation Whateverland, and Contemporary Soul-Pop-Gospel group, Souls of Prophecy. Currently, Ify is completing work on her debut EP – “The Eclectic Definition of Miss O“, for which she purposely relocated to Nigeria with the ambition of exploring ways to combine African poly-rhythms with the melodic and emotive inflections of R&B. Her EP is set to be released by the end of 2009. The first single is called “Temperature Rising” has just been released and she has been playing a series of select lounge gigs in Lagos.
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Listen to Ify Otuya – Radio
[audio:https://www.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Radio-EP-Version.mp3]

Listen to Ify Otuya – Temperature Rising
[audio:https://www.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Temperature-Rising-EP-Vers.mp3]

Watch Ify perform Jackson 5’s I Want You Back Live

Arches July 2009 – I Want U Back

Ify Otuya|MySpace Music Videos

To find out more about Ify Otuya and her music, visit her MySpace or Facebook Fan Page

7 Comments

  1. FirstIWantToDanceWithYouPere

    October 14, 2009 at 9:04 am

    i thot that was adaeze igwe!
    FIRSTTTTTTTTT to don jasi

  2. FirstIWantToDanceWithYouPere

    October 14, 2009 at 9:05 am

    i dont like the song.Wish her best of luck though

  3. Glory Edozien

    October 14, 2009 at 11:06 am

    I personally prefer the radio song, it has a different sound. It would be intresting to see if the Nigerian crowd accepts her sound.

  4. teris

    October 14, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    Yeah.
    Well, play anything long enough and you’ll eventually “get it”. Until.

  5. brownsugah

    October 14, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    Dont really like it, but i am only one person. Goodluck though.

  6. LUIS

    October 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    Shut Up everyone: Ify RULES!

  7. DG

    October 17, 2009 at 2:52 am

    I think she sounds good and her songs are catchy… she has a distinctive sound… looking forward to more from her.

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