Shola was born in Ikorodu, Lagos State, date and year of her birth not known.
Shola Allyson had her primary education at Anglican Primary School and Shams-el-Deen Grammar School, Ikorodu Lagos respectively.
She later attended Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja where she studied Business Studies and obtained an NBTE certificate.
Allyson went further to obtain a Diploma in Music Technology specializing in voice and minoring in music in 1997.
Her Music Career
Allyson began her music career in 2003 doing soundtrack for a Yoruba movie. She later on, released her first ever album titled Eji Owuro.
Allyson is a multi-dimensional singer whose genre of songs include folk, soul and gospel music with good lyrical presentation.
The highly talented Yoruba superstar has graced several religious concerts and was appointed one of the Judges for MTN Project Fame West Africa audition for five seasons.
Allyson is also a back-up singer. She has done back-up for top Nigerian musicians like Yinka Ayefele, Stella Monye Gbenga Adeboye, Kayode Olajide, Pasuma and others. She has also done jingles, signature tunes, and adverts for TV and radio stations across Nigeria.
The beautiful, creative and versatile young woman has also done several soundtracks including a Yoruba movie, Eji Owuro. The brilliant soundtrack galvanized the movie to record a tremendous success and eventually turned out to be her debut studio album.
It also marked the starting point of Allyson’s full entry into the music industry and overtime has worked with key players in the industry like Adekunle Gold, Cobhams Asuquo Tope Alabi, and other singers.
Shola Allyson has several albums and inspirational tracks to her credits, some of which are:
• Eji Owuro, 2003
• Gbe Je F’ori, 2005
• Ire, 2007
• Im’oore, 2009
• Adun, 2012
• Imuse, 2018
• Iri, 2019 and sound tracks:
• Ife bi Eji Owuro
• Obinrin Ni Mi
• Anu Mbe
• Ma ro’se
• Adura Ololufe
• Oro Oluwa
• Mo Ki O
• Eledumare Rmx
• Mo Juba
Awards And Nominations
Allyson has so far in her music career earned a number of awards and nominations notably as:
• Won Special Recognition Awards at the City People Music Awards in 2018.
• Nominee for Best Soft Rock/Alternative Video, Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) in 2013.
• Nominee for Best Indigenous Concept, Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) also in 2013.
Her Personal Life
Shola happily got married to Toyin Obaniyi in 2003 and the union is blessed with three lovely children namely Mopelola, Ayobami and Obafunmiwo.
Her Net Worth
Shola Allyson’s uniqueness in music and her African centric dressing style marked her out as an outstanding Nigerian entertainer, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.