Herbeembola, with the support of Alewa House, announces the release of their song: Keke

by Alewa House, published 1 year, 3 months ago

As you may have already known, there are very few emerging female artists in the Nigerian music industry and Alewa House seeks to increase this demographic by increasing women participation. On this note, we present to you Herbeembola, the first Afrobeat Artist to ever enrol on the platform.

Herbeembola, with the support of Alewa House, announces the release of their song "Keke".

Keke is set to hit most streaming platforms worldwide on the 10th of February 2023.

We would love your support in allowing an exceptional music artist to reach a wider audience. Even as St. Valentine's love season approaches and love songs are the norm, this artist has a different perspective to unburden with this release.

Her vocal prowess shines forth from the intro, accompanied by an engrossing instrumental, while her message urges a disloyal lover out of her life. The blend of English and Yoruba language on this track is seamless as well as endearing, keeping you wanting more.

Herbeembola (Abimbola Oyewo) boldly launched her music career with a 5 song EP in 2021, including Soul, Pop, Afrobeat, and Dancehall genres. Having sung in the church choir from a young age, Herbeembola has been following a dream of becoming an icon of positive influence through music. She was largely influenced by Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Teni, Kizz Daniel, and very indigenous styles. Her dexterity is however not limited to attracting foreign consumers. It was well established in her last project, and "Keke" is a continuation of the journey of exploring her sound. She is convinced that floating a successful music career is her destined path in life.

Her achievements include Voice 2Rep "Top 10 Finalists Material" from a pool of over 1,000 artists.

You can connect with her on her social media handles as follows

Instagram: the_herbeembola

Twitter: The_herbeembola

Tiktok: @the_herbeembola

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Press Release: The Jos Festival of Storytelling (Beyond what you are told)

by Alewa House, published 1 year, 1 month ago

The Jos Festival of Storytelling, an annual festival of the craft, will take place from April 28 to April 30, 2023. Especially powered by Egija Naija, Alewa House, and Everyday Money. The festival will feature a wide range of storytellers and performances that showcase storytelling's potential to uplift, inform, and entertain. Emerging storytellers, actors, dancers, spoken word performers, and authors will all perform during the event. During the festival, there will also be panel discussions, stage performances, and workshops to explore the craft of storytelling and its role in society.

"We're excited to be bringing together such a group of exceptionally talented storytellers and performers for the festival," said the festival's organisers, Omale Abraham. "Storytelling connects people to themselves, their environments and other people and we're excited to showcase the many different ways that stories can be used to create meaningful connections and build understanding."

The festival's opening ceremony will feature a keynote lecture by Profesor Ademiju Bepo Diran, former Head of Department of Theatre Art at the University of Jos, who will speak on the art of performance storytelling. Other festival highlights include performances by spoken word artists Younglan Ceazer, Envoi Vate, and Miss She. Dance by the Eagles, stage plays by Akolo Anthony James, Mark Musa and Omale Abraham and Art Exhibition by Onyechi Christina Ukeni.

In addition to the performances, the festival will include workshops that will explore many aspects of storytelling, such as how to develop appealing narratives and how to execute stories on stage, which will be facilitated by Dorcas Seffy Bello and Omale Abraham (Da Storyteller).

The event is designed to promote storytellers, the African storytelling tradition and Plateau State, as well as imprint the culture of storytelling in the minds of the younger generation, so as to sustain our history, culture and identity as a people.

You are part of US. So please be our guest. Tickets for the event are now available and may be purchased by dialing a number (+234 8142926295). Visit all of our social media handles @egijanaija for additional information on the festival's lineup and itinerary

Omale Abraham

Festival Director

Email: egijanaija@gmail.com

Phone: +234-8142926295


Alewa House 2022 Wrap-Up

by Alewa House, published 1 year, 4 months ago

Welcome to 2023! For us, the year 2022 was about staying low and figuring out what we want our brand to be like in the minds of our audience and listeners. This meant that we didn’t do a lot of online activities, as we were hibernating.

However, Alewa House video, textual and audio streaming platform was still functional and we have compiled all the trending songs, hits and content that kept our platform alive.

What we also didn’t fail to do was use traditional media, JayFM Jos, every Saturday, to play the songs of the top three most streamed, engaged and downloaded songs on Alewa House. This has kept us in the minds of 15 million listeners every weekend. We have also kept our 1 million fans in the know, through our mailing list.

In all, we have had 20 million impressions this year. Below are the creators we would like to recognize for their contribution and partnership with us. Based on stats and figures influenced by actions and in actions of our prestigious community, here are our top creators:

By volume of work, cheers to our content creators of the year:

Content Creators 2022 Alewa House Year in review
Top 10 Songs 2022 Alewa House Year in review
Top 10 Songs by downloads 2022 Alewa House Year in review
Top 10 Stories 2022 Alewa House Year in review

That's it for 2022. Thanks for joining the Nigerian airways, okay... Kidding.. Thanks for reading our newsletters and staying with us through out the year.

Regards
The Team