Omawummi Megbele, One of Nigeria’s biggest female singer and lawyer, was the lawyer celebrity crush on law & Lifestyle radio program by Vivian Anthony on unique fm, 88.5
Omawummi Megbele who hails from the city of Warri in the Delta State of Nigeria, (widely known by her stage name, simply shortened to Omawumi) is an actress and singer/songwriter who incorporates elements of soul and R&B into her bright, funk-laden pop sound.
She is a graduate of Ambrose Alli University with a degree in law in 2005. Omawumi went on to practise for a while under her family chamber.
In 2017, Megbele decided to indulge in her passion for music and singing by auditioning for the West African Idols. Her powerful and arresting voice, along with her radiant personality, shone throughout the competition, and she was ultimately voted the first runner-up.
However, Megbele did not stop there, she began writing and recording her debut effort. The record, entitled Wonder Woman, was released in 2009 via OMA Records. The album was met with universal acclaim, with many not only praising the unwavering might and power in Omawumi’s voice but also her decision to incorporate a vast number of styles in the album’s sound palette, such as Afro-pop, jazz, funk, and even techno.
In 2009 she made her foray into the world of acting, and has since then featured in several movies, some of which are; The return of Jenifa, House of Gold etc
Omawummi is recently out with a new album of hers and it’s doing so well in the market commercially…
On law & Lifestyle radio program , it was a pleasure recognizing Omawummi’s legal profession, and we won’t be surprise if she picks up her wig one day and storm the courtroom.
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OAP: Vivian Anthony