Spotify welcomes Fave in joining the EQUAL programme’s list of ﬁerce African women making waves in music, as part of its bid to foster gender equality and provide a platform to celebrate inﬂuential female artists in Africa.
“Our aim with the EQUAL Music Programme is to shine a light on remarkable young women in Africa who are ﬁnding their feet through music,” says Spotify’s head of music for sub-Saharan Africa, Phiona Okumu. “We remain committed to leveling the playing ﬁeld for female creators by giving emerging and established artists equal opportunities on our platform. Fave exudes character and conﬁdence and we are proud to showcase her.”
Fave is a talented creative who understands the power of social media and who made her way to the spotlight through it.
She hit the spotlight after she posted a freestyle of her song, N.B.U (Nobody But You), a blend of upbeat pop and Afro that soared across playlists and social media during the Covid lockdown. The song received shares across social media and became an instant hit prior to its release.
The 22-year-old singer is a burgeoning Nigerian Afro R&B singer whose charming music style is attracting the big guns of the entertainment industry, placing her on the same level as other young female artists like Tems and Ayra Starr (another Spotify EQUAL Artist), who are becoming the next generation of female artists in Nigeria, each bringing with them their own style of music