By TOFARATI IGE
Budding singer and MTN Project Fame Season Six Third Runner-Up, Niniola Apata simply known as Niniola, has said that in the little time she had spent pursuing her career, the music industry has been kind to her.
While responding to a question on whether the Nigerian music industry is gender-friendly, in a recent chat with Potpourri, she said, ‘Err…I can only talk based on what I know, and the industry has been very nice and kind to me, so I will say yes.’
On the challenges she hadFfaced, she said, ‘Most of the challenges I have, have been handled by my management. The rest has to do with funds, which is a challenge in every other business. Besides that, I’m fine.’
Speaking on the female artistes she admires in the industry, she quipped, ‘I like Yemi Alade, Seyi Shay, Aramide, and basically every female act doing well out there.’
Hinting on her next move, she said, ‘I recently worked with an Ugandan, Eddy Kenzo, who featured me on his hit song, ‘Mbilo Mbilo.’ It’s quite big in East Africa, and I’m grateful to him for giving me that opportunity. I’ve also worked with DJ Spinall, DJ Osas, and many others.’