- Lagos, Nigeria
SOTONYE Sizzling new female artiste, SOTONYE, is taking the industry by storm. This thrilling music sensation has erupted like a volcano with the release of her single STEP BY STEP. Versatile and distinctly creative, SOTONYE is as rare as they come. She has through her inimitable vocal expressions effortlessly linked the dexterity and emotion of great voices of the past with the R&B flavor of today. Though officially new in the industry with the release of her new single, SOTONYE has been in the business of music from childhood having performed as a child star in the NTA hit musical program “THE MARY AFI USUAH SHOW” with other child stars like Tosin Jegede, THE SUNDAY SUNDAY CHILDREN’S SHOW, and others. SOTONYE is many creative parts rolled into one dynamic personality. This graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar (Unical) is also a choreographer, writer and actor. She considers herself privileged to have come under the tutelage of great personalities in the Arts and Media. Before embarking on her music career, SOTONYE was a columnist for the PIONEER Newspaper and ad-hoc Editor of the ECHO PIONEER magazine, making her one of the youngest female editors then. SOTONYE originates from a long line of artistes and is the daughter of music and Theatre legend Lady Mary Afi Usuah (MON). She comes from Rivers State and is the daughter of construction colossus, late Chief A C Bob-Manuel. She is married to CHUXY, CEO of BIGTUNE AV and a member of the famed musical duo, CHUXY and DENCY and they have a beautiful baby girl.