BIRTH NAME : Teniola Apata
STAGE NAME : Teni, Teni the entertainer or Teni Makanaki
NET WORTH : N/A
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born December 23, 1993
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos Nigeria
STATE OF ORIGIN :
OCCUPATION : Singer and rapper
RECORD LABEL : Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records, currently signed to Osadolor Nate Asemota’s Dr. Dolor Entertainment
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/WIFE : Not marrried but dating
EDUCATION : Apata Memorial High School and American InterContinental University.
There are currently a good number of spectacular artists in the Nigerian entertainment industry, and there are also many upcoming artists in the industry as well.
Presently in year 2019, a young chubby lady named Teniola Apata with the stage name Teni is one of these fastest rising artists in the country today and she is currently giving other Nigerian singers a run for their money.
Teniola Apata is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, drummer and rapper better known as Teni, Teni the entertainer or Teni Makanaki. A lot of persons and portals had describe the young singer , one of these portal is Pulse.NG. The top Nigerian entertainment website described her as the fastest rising artist in Nigeria and I don’t think it is an exaggeration.
Obviously, a lot of persons don’t know anything about this young singer while some know just little about her. We shall be checking out Teni The Entertainer, biography, date of birth, age, family, record label, siblings, mother, father boyfriend, net worth, cars, houses and every single thing you need to know about her.
Early Life, Background and Education
Teniola Apata whose is widely recognized by her stage name Teni, Teni the entertainer or Teni Makanaki was born on the 12th of December, 1992 in Lagos State . She is the younger sibling to popular singer, Niniola. She originally hails from Ekiti State, Nigeria .
She had her first taste of education at the Apata Memorial High School, from there she proceeded to American Inter-Continental University where she bagged a degree in Business Administration and focused more on her music career.
Career And Rise To Stardom
Teniola Apata aka , Teni the entertainer came into the entertainment industry with her freestyles on Instagram, but officially gained recognition when her single, ‘Fargin’ which became a hit. The song was massively accepted by Nigerian music lovers especially because of the powerful lyrics it came with.
After her break-through into the Nigeria Music Industry, she was signed unto Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records where she released her debut single, Amen but then signed to Osadolor Nate Asemota’s Dr. Dolor Entertainment in 2017. After the release of her single, Fargin, in September 2017, she went on to release other big bits throughout 2018 including the top 10 singles, Askamaya, Case and Uyo Meyo which is currently enjoying air waves.
Teni is a multiple award winning Nigeria musician. She won The Headies Awards Rookie of the Year in May 2018 and Nigerian Entertainment Awards Most Promising Act To Watch in November 2018. By the end of 2018, Teni was on numerous end of year lists including the Top 10 Nigerian breakout acts of 2018, Top 10 Nigerian artists of 2018 and Top 20 Nigerian biggest songs of 2018 for her single, Askamaya.
In January 2019, Teni won The Best New Artist at Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. As a song writer she has written a lot of songs for many Nigerian singers . She reportedly wrote the Davido’s hit single, ‘Like That.
Most of her song is doing great in the Nigerian music world and they always come with good visuals such as ‘Wait’, ‘Pareke’ and ‘Askamaya’ (visuals directed by award winning Paul Gambit).
- Amen Non-Album Single
- Fargin Non-Album Single
- Lagos Non-Album Single
- Fake Jersey Non-Album Single
- Shake Am Non-Album Single
- Wait Non-Album Single
- Pareke Non-Album Single
- Pray Non-Album Single
- Uyo Meyo
- Dr. Dolor Featuring Teni – “Rambo” (2018)
- Dr Dolor Entertainment – Pray featuring Teni & Phyno (2018)
- Shizzi – Aye Kan featuring Teni & Mayorkun (2019)
Songs for other artists
- “Like Dat” for Davido
- Rookie Of The Year Award in The Headies, 2018.
- Best New Artist Award at Soundcity MVP Awards Festival, 2019.