Avala (born Saidat Balogun) is a US-born singer and songster primarily based in Lagos, Nigeria
Name: Saidat Balogun
Age: 26 years
Originality: Ogun State, Nigeria
Education: Studied Music
Avala fell in love with music at a young age and started singing at a neighborhood church. She started her skilled journey as a contestant on Nokia 1st chance (a music competition series aired in Nigeria). after making it to the ultimate round, Avala was forced to depart the show for treatment of a severe allergic reaction that crippled her voice.
In Avala’s word,
“I have been singing since I was 9years old. Music is a part of me. I’m friendly, I have the star apperience and a wonderful personality. Once I hit the stage and start singing I forget who i am and become a differnt person. I have stories I would like to share to people who has been through what I have been through in my life through music. I think that’s what I need to become succesful in life in the music business”
In 2007, she moved to the United States of America to attend university. This saw her signing a deal with Sony Music imprint. Avala became a daily performing artist in new york. Her deal with Sony Music terminated owing to artistic variations that materialised between her music and also the label .
She came to Federal Republic of Nigeria and started recording new material. She worked with artists like black magic, Burna Boy, Dr. Sid and Skales. Avala has performed at industry Nite, a premiere music event where brand ambassadors, high media personnel and fans watch a number of Africa’s prime artists.
In 2019, Avala is currently a housemate in the BBNaija (Season 4), a reality TV show that is aired annually.
Height: 162 cm / 5ft 4in
Dress size: UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Weight: 52 kg / 114 lbs
Eye color: Brown
Ethnicity: Black / African descent
Hair color: Black
Chest: 86 cm / 34 in
Hair length: Short
Skin color: Black
Hair type: Straight
Waist: 60 cm / 24 in
Also, according to a recent interview conducted by the #BBNaija, Avala reveals to be a single mum, she also included that,the highest point of her life was when she gave birth to her beautiful daughter Lulu as she nicknames her.