Taruwa_ presents LINDSEY UNPLUGGED, an evening of live music, poetry and live art featuring music by Neo-soul queen Lindsey Abudei.
Since her appearance on the third season of Project Fame West Africa, Lindsey has released an EP Brown and last year, her debut album And the Bass Is Queen dropped to the delight of music lovers. You can cop a listen here.
Taruwa is a monthly performing arts event which was created 10 years ago [in 2007] and has since grown into a quarterly arts and culture magazine, a yearly festival of arts and culture and an online magazine. As always, there will also be some Spoken word, comedy, conscious discussions and networking. If you love beautiful live music and an artsy environment, this is where to be.
DATE: [Today] Tuesday, May 30, 2017
TIME: 6:30pm Prompt
VENUE: Bogobiri House, 9 Maitama Sule Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
About The Artiste
Lindsey Abudei (born February 6, 1987) is a Nigerian neo-soul singer and songwriter. She started recording and having jam sessions with M.I and Jesse Jagz in 2004 while she was still an undergraduate in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. In 2010, she auditioned for the third season of Project Fame West Africa, getting in as a contestant but leaving as an early evictee. Since then, she has released two solo projects; Brown: The EP and …And the Bass Is Queen.
Abudei was born to parents who were involved in music during their early years. She grew up listening to the likes of Stevie Wonder, Roberta Flack, Sade, Prince, Nat King Cole, R.E.M. Skeeter Davis, Andy Williams, The Beach Boys and Omar Lye-Fook which further inspired her to choose the neo-soul and R&B genre of music.
During her undergraduate years in 2004, she began recording with M.I, Jesse Jagz and Ruby Gyang who were at the time under Loopy Records. In 2010, she auditioned for the Season 3 edition of Project Fame West Africa. In spite of leaving as an early evictee,her performances helped in increasing her fanbase. On her return, she continued performing and had a short stint with a jazz band, The Jazzcats. She featured vocals in M.I’s “Jehovah”, off his Talk About It album, “Thank You” with DJinee off the album Greatest and Jesse Jagz’s “This Jagged Life” off his Jags of all Trades album.