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ARTIST PROFILE - ZEYNAB ABIB

Zeynab Abib (real name Oloukemi Zeynab Abibou), is a Beninese singer born September 25, 1975 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
She won the most prestigious KORA Awards in 2005 in the 'Best Female Artist' category in West Africa and became UNICEF's National Goodwill Ambassador since 2007. Zeynab, However received international recognition for her music from UNICEF in October 2015, making her ambassador for UNICEF in Benin.

ZEYNAB ABIB 

Music for her started far back in the 90's and she has since appeared on both local and international stages including hosting a Karaoke bar at Alex's Hotel in Contonou, Benin. Also, at a music recital sometimes in 2005 she caught the attention of 'Super Quartz Orchestra' who later signed her to sing for them, the same year she won the Kora awards and the opportunity led her to meet and partner with notable musicians in the region and beyond. Some of the artist include; Awilo Logomba, Fifi Rafiatou, Kirikanta and Nel Oliver (Fespam; Congo) amongst others.

Some of her hits include; "BOLOJO (MEDLEY)",  a mix of the yoruba dialect, "Akpani" featuring Shado Chris, "Enfant"  dedicated to UNICEF, "Mon Complement", "AYE LE" and "I No Go Die" with videos already released on YouTube and available on Musicplus (MTN music+) for streaming and download.

Zeynab Abib cover art for "AYE LE" 

"ENFANT" the song she dedicated to UNICEF. 


The francophone music artist is signed with FEKEMAPROD with a couple of albums to her credit.

Click on the link below to view her video "Bolojo" on her link and also subscribe to see other video.
https://youtu.be/vHftxPi5BP4

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