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Terry Alexander Ejeh better known as (Terry Apala) is a Nigerian recording artist and performer born on 31th October 1988 in Ajegunle, Lagos. Hails from Isoko in Delta state. Terry received his Elementary and Secondary Education in Lagos. He began his music career at a tender age and has been doing music for 20 years starting out in the Church as a drummer to the streets and the entertainment industry in Nigeria.
His Quick rise to fame started with a peak performance with his now defunct R&B group; Mezo Soprano where he was the lead vocalist and earned them the first prize during the launch of the Kanu Heart foundation in 2000. The progress positioned them to perform alongside the music masters, Orlando Julius and ever since then, he hasn’t looked back.
Terry describes his style of music as “Apala Hip-Hip”. He mentioned late haruna Ishola as his musical influence.
|NAME||Terry Alexander Ejeh|
|STAGE NAME||Terry Apala|
|GENRE OF MUSIC||Apala Hip-Hip|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Lagos|
|DATE OF BIRTH||31th October 1988|
|RECORD LABEL||Merit Records, Nelson Jack music|
Terry admits the influence of music legend haruna Ishola, but what’s more exciting is what he has done with it, a blend he calls Apala Hiphop. It features the tremulous, oscillating voice quality that is the trademark of Apala music,laced over catchy hiphop beats. Hit singles released include “Champagne Shower”,” Modernize”, “Omidan” and “Mo popular”.
The success of these singles earned him nominations like 2016 Rookie of the year Awards by Headies, Most promising Act to watch at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. And he won Indigenous Act of the year at the Scream Awards.
Across these four singles, there is a clear shock value stemming from Terry’s confident songwriting and succinct interpolation of English and Yoruba lyrics with the ease of the breathing.
Although there has been no album yet, terry has already won his fans over by his wherewithal to keep the wine of Apala music fresh by merely changing the bottle.
Terry apala’s writing prowess positioned him to work with Annie Macaulay Idibia, to compose a soundtrack for her movie, “Calabar Girls”, while he was with another group called Kabaka. With an undying passion for music, he has been able to put out a collaborative feat with a number of Nigeria’s artistes such as Ice Prince, Olamide,Phyno,Orezi, Suger boy and others, Terry stated that he have a strong passion for music and uniqueness in his kind known as Apala Hip hop.
Terry is currently signed to Nelson Jack music.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2016 City people Entertainment Awards
- Most promising Act to watch ( Nominated)
2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards
- Most promising Act to watch at the (Nominated)
2016 The Headies Awards
- Rookie of the year
- Indigenous Act of the year