Omawumi unveils a new track titled “Bullshit” just a few days after celebrating her 39th birthday. She subtly sings out the mind or opinions of fellow Nigerians as regards our present situation in the country especially the #Endsars.
This is what the singer says about her new song, “After such a Bullshit year that 2020 was for all Nigerians during the pandemic and #endsars protests, Omawumi is taking a bold step and helping every Nigerian speak up on the uncomfortable truths we are all currently experiencing. She is doing this with her new single titled “Bullshit”. Bullshit is a very melodic thought-provoking song that vocalizes the struggles and plights of everyone. It is a song for everyone. Are you not tired of the Bullshit?”.
More music during the year expected from the Nigerian vocalist.
Listen, enjoy Omawumi – “Bullshit” below.
She began her education at Nana Primary School during her pupilage, and later attended the College of Education Demonstration Secondary School. She graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Law degree. After graduating in 2005, she moved to Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where she worked with her family’s law firm called “O.S Megbele & Associates”. She also studied French at Alliance Francaise. She married Tosin Yusuf on 13 January 2018.
Omawumi rose to prominence as a contestant on Idols West Africa. Omawumi was voted the 1st runner-up of the competition when it ended in May 2007. Since then, she has had numerous performances on the stage with musicians such as P-Square, 2face Idibia, Phyno, D’Banj, Banky W, M.I, Sasha, 9ice, Chaka Demus and Pliers, Carl Thomas, Angie Stone and Donell Jones, Angelique Kidjo, among others.
In September 2008, Omawumi released her debut single “In The Music”. Her album Wonderwoman was released on November 11, 2009. The album The Lasso of Truth was released on April 10, 2013. The Lasso of Truth.
Her fourth album In Her Feelings was released on 14 June 2019, which comprises Afro-fusion and Jazz to R&B, ‘In Her Feelings’ embodies tracks of multiple genres which include ‘For My Baby’, ‘Mr Sinnerman’, ‘Away’, ‘True Loving’, ‘Tabansi’ and ‘Green Grass’.
Her single ‘Lituation’ was released on May 22, 2020.
Even before Omawumi made her official debut in the world of make-believe, she has always incorporated the element of visual demonstration and dramatic elements to her music videos which in turn, deem her worthy of being a thespian and the movie roles that came her way.
She kick-started with a role on stage in the 2009 edition of the V-Monologues. A literary work geared towards portraying the plights and struggles of women in Nigeria. She subsequently went on to score a role in Olurumbi, a Yoruba indigenous folktale and musical.
She made her screen debut in 2010 with the high budget AMAA award-winning film, Inale. A Nigerian musical drama hosting an array of actors within Nollywood and Hollywood. She made her second appearance alongside Ice Prince, in the Ghanaian movie titled ‘House of Gold’ produced by Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo in 2013. In 2019, she took a leap to venture into movie production as she joined forces with Waje to collaborate on a film project as co-producers.
The movie titled ‘She Is’ directed by Eneng Enaji is an extension or replica of her humanitarian works and the values she has upheld and consistently communicated in her work of art. ‘She Is’ takes a ride through the societal standards, expectations and restrictions a successful Nigerian woman is faced within Nigeria. The film is a presentational art that paints a picture as it is in the society and raises questions and debate topics on possible solutions. She starred in the movie, alongside her co-producer.