Closing the gulf that existed between the male and female artistes in the industry they proved pundits wrong that what their male folks could do, they could equally do, if not even better.
Here are these females who have survived the gap between time and space, passed the test of time behind the microphone, who have worked against all odds and have written their names in gold.
Added to her quality is that strong sonorus voice which makes her irresistable.
Born on September 1st 1981, in Akure, she was brought into limelight on the platform of MTN/Zain’s Advance Warning Competition where she ranked top 3.
Then she featured as the amazing voice behind P-Square’s video Do Me.
After that, she made a follow up with her single Kolo and lastly So Inspired where she featured the sexy Muna.
She’s won the Hip Hop World award and is still striving to become a stronger force to be reckoned with in the industry.
Kel began her music as far back as 2002 after engaging in it as a passtime.
Her single Wa Wa Alright was a song where she appeared so strong and confident, speaking her mind to music lovers.
The song broke into the hearts of music enthusiats, making her as strong as wild wind.
Later, she was signed on to Clarence Peter’s Capital Hill Records but she’s since parted ways with the label.
The Satelite Town born and bred rapper is currently working on her new album.
The album is said to feature collaborations with Artistes and Producers including Tha Suspect , Dr.Frabs, TY Mix, Bigfoot, Knighthouse and J. Martins.
This has clearly stood her out among contemporaries in addition to her strong vocals.
Her music career started when she enlisted as a contestant in the 2007 West African Idol.
She came out as the semi finalist and followed soon with an outstanding single, In The Music.
Other top list singles of hers include Love Nwantinti, Today Na Today, Niger Delta, Thank God and of recently, If You Ask Me.
Aside singing, she’s been seen picking up roles on movies including Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa.
She’s also involved in humanitarian activities in support of female like Project Alert, Pink Pearl Foundation and Notes2Notes.
Kele Kele Love is one song both old and young can’t forget in a rush.
Tiwa is also signed on as a Songwriter with Sony/ATV and has worked with big names such as Mary J. Blige, Fantasia Barrino and Babyface.
She contested on the UK’s X-factor and was among the 24 finalists.
She’s also released another single titled Love Me Love Me which is presently rocking the airwaves.
Born Modupe Oreoluwa Oyeyemi, she’s a graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos.
Her debut album, Franchise Celebrity which contained songs like Ko Ma Roll, If You Want Me and thirteen other tracks was the bomb.
She was also the 2nd Place Winner on the Hennessy Artistry 2009 competition where she competed alongside the likes of Bez and Cobhams Asuquo, Ice Prince and Jesse Jagz, Jimmy Flames and Dr Frabz.
She was also one of the headline Artistes on the Girl Power 2009 Tour, alongside Ashionye, Nikki Laoye and Sasha, amongst others.
She is passionate about Nigeria and is involved in causes that promote Youth Empowerment and the abolishment of Child Labour.
Goldie, Nigeria’s Own Pop Diva clearly states what she’s up to with her music and her choice of videos; go straight to the top.
In 2007, Goldie launched a limited edition CD, Spin Me and followed up with a series of high powered videos, which, over the next couple of months, got heavy rotation on local and international TV stations.
She has also nailed several awards for The Best Female Artiste & Creativity in her VIDEOS and more.
Since then, she ranks as one of Nigeria’s foremost female rappers.
Her debut, First Lady received a huge welcome pushing her into the list of rappers to be reckoned with.
She was the first Nigerian female artiste to win an MTV MAMA Award for Best Female in 2010.
She Sasha also earned a KORA Award Nomination as the Most Promising Female Act in Africa.