Daughter Of Nigerian Music Icon Bongos Ikwue, Jessica Bongos-Ikwue Releases Debut Single ‘You Left Me’

Jessica Bongus Ikwue
Jessica Bongus Ikwue
Jessica Bongus Ikwue

Those who are big fans of music from the 60s and 70s and maybe even 80s will be very familiar with the name Bongos Ikwue and even if you don’t know the name, you’ve definitely heard his music, or if you haven’t heard the music you’ve heard the name.

They say the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree, so it’s no surprise that his daughter Jessica Bongos-Ikwue follows his footsteps in music.

Check out the new single from her titled, You Left Me. Enjoy.

Introducing Jessica Bongos-Ikwue

Jessica Bongos-Ikwue, from Otukpo, Benue State was born on July 15th 1983. Being from a musical family, music has been a major part of her life for as long as she can remember. Instruments always intrigued her. She played the piano as a child and the sound of the bass guitar has always been her all time favourite.

Jessica officially started singing with her father, Bongos Ikwue in 2006 (recording backing vocals on a few of his songs). Her favourite music genres are old school Motown, soul, R’n’b, jazz, alternative and gospel and her vocal style is influenced by soul, jazz and Rhythm and Blues (RnB).



  1. Really good music, but she sounds exactly like Asa, both in texture of voice, rhythm, and style. I hope she’ll be able to compete with that.