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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

TOSINGER




Tosinger is a sweet spirited indie artist, an Inspirational Afro-soul singer/songwriter originally from Nigeria; she is also a Writer/Poet and a Music Promoter, an eclectic woman of the arts with a warm personality and matchless passion. While her message remains inspirational, her vocal essence & sound has been described as soulful and Afrocentric. Her smooth and soft voice displays a simple conveyance of heartfelt richness. She draws influences from her Yoruba cultural background and francophone influence from her grandmother which contributes to the earthiness she expresses in her music and aura.

Tosinger started singing in the church and was a worship leader in college where the nickname, ‘Tosinger’, was coined by college friends, from her first name Oluwatosin (short form - Tosin) which means “God is worthy to be worshiped” in her local Nigerian dialect, Yoruba. The merge of ‘Tosin’ and ‘Singer’ became ‘Tosinger’. She later went to school in Nottingham University where she was part of the school's largest Gospel Choir (Revival) and then went on to study Music/Worship/Theater at the creative arm of the International Bible Institute of London in 2002 where she had the opportunity to be part of some London Broadway shows’ vocal ensemble like ‘Mother Goose-The Pantomime' GodSpell’ and ‘Rent’. Here, she also learned the acoustic guitar and did backup vocals for Contemporary Christian musicians- Matt Redman and Dave Wellington.

Tosinger released ‘Sound of God’, in 2009 on iTunes, a song lyrically inspiring and soulful in delivery. This song became the regional winner chosen by the Donna Groff Agency in the songwriters’ competition at the Florida 2009 –Actors Model & Talent Competition where she also got a certificate in Stage Presence and Performance.

Below is a song  titled "Baba's love" off her EP 'FINALLY' which is slated for a January 2012  release and an album project is also in the works.




Baba's Love ..Final Mix Wav file by PRAIZHOUSE


Tosinger is married with two boys and is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

CONTACT:


www.tosinger.com


* Twitter @tosinger


*Facebook/tosingersings