Biography Intro:Tonye Garrickis a British-born Nigerian singer and songwriter
DATE OF BIRTH:August 27, 1983
PLACE OF BIRTH:England
OCCUPATION:Singer-songwriter, fashion and interior designer
EDUCATION:She attended vivian fowler memorial college and queen’s college, lagos where she completed her secondary school education,she holds a bachelor’s degree in international business & fashion merchandising after graduating from marymount university.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:Prior to picking music as a profession, tonye had previously worked for ubs financial and deloitte touche tohmatsu limited as a business analyst. She dropped her corporate job for a career in music in 2013 and went on to release her first official single titled “Were niyen” which was received to critical acclaim, on 2 october 2014, she released another song produced by password titled “Criminal” which did well to gain grounds. In 2015, her song titled “Abi belema” became popular and thus winning her a nomination at the 2015 nigeria entertainment awards.
PUBLICATIONS:“What About Us”,”Were Niyen”,”Wait For Me”,”Criminal”
HONORS AND AWARDS:Nigeria Entertainment Awards and ELOY Awards In 2015