Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Sasha P

Sasha P’s Biography

 

Synopsis:

Anthonia Yetunde Alabi popularly known by the stage name Sasha P is a renowned Nigerian Rap artiste. Born on 21 May 1983 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Yetunde was raised by his single mother who was a teacher. Of the eight children by their parents, she was the last born. Sasha came into the Nigerian music scenes at a time when very few females were interested in music. For this, she is regarded as the First Lady of Nigerian Hip Hop. She has achieved a feat for her performance on stage. In 2011, she was signed into Trybe Records where she released different hit singles. This was before she later released her first debut album titled First Lady, under her own record label Storm. When Sasha performed at the 2008 World Music Awards, she became the first Nigerian female artiste to do so. She has performed on the same stage as notable internationally acclaimed music artistes like P. Diddy, Shakirah, Rihanna, John Legend, R Kelly to mention a few. The Nigerian Rap queen has been ambassadors for popular cooperate brands such as Samsung, Etisalat and Anabel. Sasha has won several Awards home and abroad. Aside from music, Yetunde is passionate about fashion and in 2013, she announced her plan to take a break from music to concentrate on her fashion outlet.

Genre: Hop hop, Rap

Education:

After her secondary education at Ibadan International School, she went to the University of Lagos where she bagged a degree in Law.

Popular Tracks:

  • ‘Adara’
  • ‘Emi Le Gan’
  • ‘Only One’
  • ‘Oya’
  • ‘Work It’

Albums including year released:

  • Gidi Babe (2009)
  • First Lady (2006)

Awards:

  • (Best Female Artiste) 2010 MTV Music Video Awards
  • (Best Female Artiste) 2009 Women in Entertainment Awards
  • (Best Female Video) 2009 Channel O Music Video Awards

Controversies:

Sasha P’s controversial stance on the issue of Nigerian anti-gay bill signed into law became news. To her, no one should be judged based on their sexual orientation. Hearing this, her fans started to respond with many of them disappointed by her statements. However, many others thought that she was quite right.

Social Profiles:

Shasha P on Facebook: Sasha P Official

Shasha P on Twitter: @SashaPofficial

Shasha P on Youtube: Sasha P

Shasha P on Instagram: @sashapofficial

Shasha P on Snapchat:

Website: www.sashapofficial.com

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