Poetry, Jazz, Hip Hop, reggae and Afro Soul artist DIANA BADA releases her debut music video ‘FUN DAY’ which was shot at various locations in Lagos, April 2011. The song was produced by DJ Mango from Budapest and the video production was done by 37THSTATE LIMITED.
Her album entitled ‘WARDROBE SESSIONS‘ was released on the 17th of December 2010 and the event was marked with a live performance concert with her musical band ‘D’Expressions’ at the ‘Terra Kulture’ Nigerian cultural centre.
Born to a Russian mother and Nigerian father, Diana aka Dee was influenced by the underground hip-hop culture and was part of the ‘Gimme Shot Crew’ touring in Europe. She has also worked with international musicians like ‘Yonderboi’, ‘Marcel’, ‘Sena’, ‘Dj Mango’ from Budapest and sound engineer/producer ‘Elmarcee’ who recorded/arranged her work. She was also the lead vocalist for the ‘Tripanation’ band which explored Trip hop music in Budapest.
She has shared the stage with popular Nigerian acts like Teemac, General Pype, Dabyna, Jahcub, Mike Aremu, and also collaborated and recorded with various talented musicians in Nigeria such as Konga, OJB Jezreel, Olu Maintain, Oritz Willikis, and Ruggedman to name a few.
Her album WARDROBE SESSIONS is a compilation of musical pieces that taps into various genres blended in to create an eccentric world music experience.
- Photography by Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun
- Follow Diana on twitter @dianabada and check out her myspace.com/dianabada and facebook pages for more music and information
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