5 things you need to know about Mavin Records’ Lifesize Teddy
Following Mavin Record’s latest announcement, Lifesize Teddy, here are five things to know about the new artist on the scene.
Mavin has excitedly unveiled another new artist for their amazing lineup of talents, Lifesize Teddy. Born and bred in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Lifesize Teddy is bringing something different and refreshing with her brand of afro-fusion music. Her self-titled EP will soon be released as her debut on the Nigerian music scene.
Here are five things you should know about Mavin Records’ latest signee.
She started writing music as early as the age of nine. She was rapping at the age of 12 after being influenced by Kanye West’s album ‘College Dropout’. Facing off against people more than twice her age in text battles on Facebook (and winning).
Got the best of both worlds
Born Banigo Apiafi Treasure, Lifesize Teddy grew up in her beautiful hometown of Bonny Island, Rivers State. Living in the cultural mix of Bonny Island and Port-Harcourt with the locals and foreigners has made LST a confluence of many cultural rivers.
Lifesize Teddy has a wide taste in music
Thanks to the inspiration she got from her mom’s taste in music, LST has a large and varied appetite for good music. She listens to and is inspired by a myriad of genres, from Brenda Fassie to Eva Alordiah.
Not only is Lifesize a singer, but she is also a rapper and writer. She has a newsletter she uses to keep in touch with her fans. She draws her inspiration from different artists including Lucky Dube, Rihanna, Brenda Fassie and more
She is not afraid to experiment
Lifesize Teddy doesn’t shy away from the unknown. She’s in touch with her environment and able to deliver her unique blend of afro-soul and rap. She hopes to experiment even more with her sound as she gets inspired.