Emerging into the spotlight from East Palo Alto, CA FOLAMI quickly began to make her mark as a gifted vocalist. The songstress began to sing backup for local Bay Area acts in various jazz nightclubs. She continued with formal training at Howard University, Washington, D.C. where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre.
Spawned from a musical heritage that involves traditional African influence as well as early American Jazz and Blues, FOLAMI is definitely not your “typical R&B type”.FOLAMI’s clear angelic voice has been said to be reminiscent of such greats as Diana Ross, Nancy Wilson and Minnie Riperton.
Currently she resides in Atlanta, GA and is honored to be traveling on tour with Nile Rodgers and The CHIC Organization. As a new member of this 1970’s legendary band, FOLAMI is learning the ropes and is quickly gaining a devoted following. Be on the look out as she will be will be releasing her debut EP, Musically Yours in the near future.
- May 10, 2017Caron Foundation |New York, NY
- Mar 4, 2017SOUL TRAIN Cruise |Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Cozumel, Mexico
- Feb 23, 2017Mardi Gras Ball |New Orleans, LA
- Feb 20, 2017BBC Conference |Liverpool, UK