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Lolo (real name Loloipirma Eremie) is a talented singer-songwriter slightly addicted to the craft involved with live music. She was born and raised in Rivers state, Nigeria, alongside 5 siblings and “has since [she] was child, wanted to be a ‘Musikcian’ in future”, she recalls. “Relatives would usually nod and advice [her] to complete her education, work a 9-5 and make music on the side. And that’s exactly what she did.”

Play Lolo – Do Am Well
[audio: https://www.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Do-am-well.mp3]
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Play Lolo – Please Don’t (Make it hurt)
[audio: https://www.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Please-Dont-Make-it-Hurt.mp3]
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A certified Marketing (NIMN), PR (NIPR) and Advertising (APCON) Practitioner and multi-linguist, Lolo spends her free time as a Vocal Coach and Consultant, supporting various creative arts and stage productions with such organizations as BP Vision, Love is the Show, Creative Nigeria and SPAN (Society for Performing Arts).

Bogobiri 2010

performing at Bogobiri in 2010

Lolo sees music as not just a form of entertainment but a tool for social reform and tries to convey key messages via the medium. Since 2010, she has performed and hosted weekly Open Mic Nights at the Bogobiri House, Ikoyi. Dubbed the ‘Hostess with the mostest’, Lolo is one of the few ladies running the circuit on the Nigerian underground/live music scene.

Bogobiri 2012

Bogobiri 2012

Her music is socially conscious and can described as groovy yet playful. It is a very subtle fusion of Afro Jazz vibes, Soul and up-tempo R&B. And, with her two new singles out already, “Do Am Well” and “Please Don’t”, Lolo is ready to take the scene by storm with her raspy-sweet vocal texture and laudable vocal range.

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‘Do Am Well’, written by Lolo, was produced by Phat E, the producer of J’odie‘s “Kuchi Kuchi”. It is dedicated to any hard-working Nigerian and African out there.

On another hand, Lolo shows her more sentimental side on “Please Don’t Make it Hurt” which was also written by her, alongside Furli and Lauv, and produced by P-Loops. Both singles are slated for the original soundtrack of upcoming movie ‘Guyn Man’; Lolo’s premiere as a screenwriter and producer.

Lolo

You can catch her live gigs at the Bogobiri House in Ikoyi, Lagos and hear her perform live as headline act at the Orela Bar & Grillhouse every Friday night at 7pm, #114 Awolowo Road (Above Flowerstalk), Ikoyi, Lagos.

You can also follow her on Twitter – @Lolo_Musiq

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27 Comments

  1. Temizzy

    March 22, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    i like

  2. pynk

    March 22, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    aaw nice to see Lolo finally getting recognised.

  3. Anonymous

    March 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    OMG Lolo I am so proud of you! this is lovely! Well done girl…the SKY is not your limit. xxx

  4. Anonymous

    March 22, 2013 at 6:13 pm

    OMG i had to comment again! this is the 1st real female songstress i have ever heard in Nigeria who you can tell has a very good, strong voice from the go. No tweaking…go girl!!!! woooot!!

  5. ebrufles

    March 22, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    wow how’s she able to do all that i pray God gives me the grace to have the ablity to something similar, love her songs and fashion sence.

  6. D Fairy GodSister

    March 22, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I love her music… Really grown up! I wish her well..

  7. dfact

    March 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    The best part now is dat she didn’t xpose her body I am sick and tired of seeing flesh, fake onez at dat!…she is promoting our ankara and her voice is wow…kip it up!

  8. Eido

    March 22, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Fantastic, Nice 1. we r always behind you.

  9. Stephanie

    March 22, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Lolo is an extremely talented singer. Love her new singles.

  10. NEE FASHION

    March 22, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    Love ya Lolo… She sure can siiiiiiiiing!

  11. smokii

    March 23, 2013 at 12:04 am

    Lovely photos for a great artiste

  12. Barrytonewhite

    March 23, 2013 at 12:09 am

    Real Soul by Lolo

  13. Mz Socially Awkward....

    March 23, 2013 at 1:09 am

    Lolo-Pop!! I’m really pleased for you, babe. You’ve always wanted to do this and I pray that as you sef “do am with your heart”, you’ll enjoy the fruit of your very hardwork. From one Abu chick to another.

    • Idak

      March 23, 2013 at 10:04 pm

      Oh na Abu girl? good to know. i’ll go cheer her at Bogobiri one of these days. When does she play there?

  14. nich

    March 23, 2013 at 1:20 am

    solid music

  15. nich

    March 23, 2013 at 1:27 am

    this is really good for the unstoppable nigeria music industry…………..i relate her to waje, but she is really different with a solid blend of r&b that has been missing in the nigerian music industry…….can’t wait for the video…

  16. prim

    March 23, 2013 at 1:28 am

    Low, u fall my hand oh! As a Rivers babe u really fall my hand. ho fnd stylist to match ya appearance to ya good muzik! And get rod of the nasal thing . This just sounds like fever music at some akpeteshi joint in BoroKiri

  17. Enigma

    March 23, 2013 at 4:18 am

    Love me girl Lolo! And if you love romantic comedies, look out for ‘Guyn Man’ when it premiers. Nollywood is definitely stepping up!

  18. Kola

    March 23, 2013 at 7:58 am

    Yes! This is it Lolo….about time too. Time to unleash that voice of yours. Dem go confyoose…

  19. Peggyz Place

    March 23, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    Go girl!

  20. NNENNE

    March 23, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    Keep rocking,girl.

  21. Ufuoma Koloko

    March 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Great to learn more about the talent that is Lolo…and what your full name is, LOL!! I love your voice almost as much as your spirit. Always a pleasure to see you perform – in church or on stage. Keep it up darl!!

  22. Idak

    March 23, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    PH stand up!!!!

  23. kiki

    March 24, 2013 at 10:47 am

    u rock!!!! big sis .. keep it up

  24. Nigeriangurl

    March 25, 2013 at 3:16 am

    U rock Low!!! Keep it up!

    • margaret nabena george

      March 26, 2013 at 12:39 am

      Wow Lolo I’m so so proud of you, keep it up stay focused amidst distractions.

  25. Omoni

    April 11, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Lolo! i’m one of your biggest fans cos you rock!! so proud of you, go Lolo, go Lolo, it’s your birthday 🙂 you’re inspirational girl, it’s only the beginning of great things.

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