ALL ABOUT IFE ALABA

Ife Alaba (Born Ifeoluwa Alaba on June 10, 1999) is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She grew up in South Africa with a strong musical background spanning from being in choirs, orchestras, undergoing opera training, and undertaking the trombone. Ife began her music career after moving to Canada, as a performer at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2017. She later released her debut single “All By Myself” in January 2020 to much local acclaim due to its numbing ear runs and bleeding emotion. Since then, she has released other singles and featured in other songs. Each song showcases her unique vocal abilities and uses life experiences as a muse for her heart-wrenching hooks. Ife has performed on several stages such as the Black Lives Matter NL protest in 2020, Lawnya Vawnya Festival 2021 and Music NL showcase 2021. She has performed on the ECMA Breakout Stage and opened for Tim Baker and City in Colour for Iceberg Alley. Ife Alaba uses creative but subtle melodies while keeping her music relatable and catchy. She is a powerful vocalist whose music style has been influenced by a mixture of pop, afro, and classical music. She has named other artists such as Laura Mvula, Tiwa Savage, Adele, Beyoncé, Nneka, and Andrea Brocelli as artists who have influenced her.