Omawumi was born on the 13th of April 1982 to late Chief Dr. Frank Anirejuoritse Megbele and Mrs Aya Queen Megbele. From childhood Omawumi had been known to be a playful, energetic, intelligent and extremely talented child as she was already a lead vocalist in the children`s choir of Foursquare Gospel Church in Warri at the age of 8.
Omawumi had her primary education in Nana Primary School Warri and her secondary education in College of Education Demonstration Secondary School where she was a member of their press club, head of primrose choir and drama group. In 1999 after she left secondary school she went on to study law at Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Edo State.
In 2007, OMAWUMI auditioned for Idols West Africa and 6 months later, after dazzling her audience with captivating perfomance, became the 1st Runner-Up, Idols West Africa. Since then she has numerous performances on the stage with top local acts like D`Banj, 2face, P-Square and International acts like Chaka Demus and Pliers to her belt, and hit theme songs for corporations like Malta Guinness and MTN plus her new hit single ”˜In The Music`.
Omawumi Megbele was 1st Runner up In West African Idols 2007. She Won Best Female Vocal Performance and Next Rated Artist at 2009 Hip Hop World Awards. She is one of the Hottest Young Sistahs in the Scenery”¦.Breathing FIRE! You can be assured that indeed, Omawumi is here to stay!
List Of Songs Released
I Go Go
If You Ask Me