Styl Plus Biography

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Styl Plus is one of the amazing groups that did pure blues and RnB in Nigeria back den in 1990s.
 The group STYL was formed in 1997 as a gospel quartet by founding members Shifi Emoefe, Tunde Akinsanmi, Yemi Akinwonmi, and Lanre Faneyi. In 1999 Lanre kicked the bucket and Zeal Onyecheme joined the group.

 The name STYL which was formed by combining the first letters of the first names of the founding members then turned to Styl-Plus, the Plus being used to indicate the new addition to the group.

In the year 2001, the group expanded from singing strictly gospel songs, to inspirational and love songs. In 2002 Yemi left the group to pursue another career.

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Current Members include: Shifi, Tunde & Zeal.

Styl-Plus The hottest thing in African R&B has been dubbed Africa’s “Boys 2 Men”.

This highly successful group of talented artists with their amazing vocal harmonies, catchy tunes, melodies, R&B style,combined with their awesome lyrics & Incredible smash hits have changed the face of Nigerian Music.

Styl-Plus’s First 3 albums “Expressions”, “Styl-Plus Singles” and “Four Years” were smash hits. Major hits like ‘Olufunmi’, ‘Imagine That’, ‘Run Away’, ‘Call My Name’, ‘Stay Alive’, ‘Four Years’ & so many more… Their latest releases were ‘Ready To Go’, ‘On The Dance Floor Ft Jesse Jagz’, ‘Ka Fo Lo (Let’s Fly Away)’ ‘Baby Mo’ and “Jekaserelo” produced by Tunde from the “Unbreakable album”.

Styl-plus Unleashed their incredibly sensational music to their fans time and time again. Styl-Plus have released an amazing number of Albums & Hit Singles over the past decade.

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In 2003 the group teamed up with Anthony ‘T-Jazz’ Ukpong
and Joseph ‘Joey’ Ukpong to form their own record label;  Styl-Plus Music.

In 2003 the group teamed up with Anthony ‘T-Jazz’ Ukpong
and Joseph ‘Joey’ Ukpong to form their own record label;  Styl-Plus Music.

In late October of 2003, under the management of T-jazz and
Joey, they released two singles to radio stations . The response was
tremendous, and the unprecedented airplay the tracks received fuelled
the subsequenlty massive sales of the Singles on Cd and audiotapes.

Based in Abuja , FCT, the group uses its strong vocals and
addictive soundtracks to successfully blend together English and
Indigenous languages, on their Pop and R&B tracks.

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The Motto of the group is “Positive-Cultural-International”
and this is evident in the positive messages and the noticeable absence
of raunchy and profane lyrics, which characterize most R&B groups.

The members of the group are all graduates of FUT Akure, and
are all bachelors in their twenties.

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