Tosin Martins Biography

Tosin Martins |

Tosin Martins is a musician and a native of Lagos state Nigeria. He came to lime light with his first musical album titled ‘HAPPY DAY‘. He is a rare musical talent whose versatility and
originality in style and expression remain unequaled in today’s
entertainment world.

Tosin Martins is a Nigerian born to a family of 6. He started his music career in high school, where he sang with thechoir.
Tosin has a degree in law and he dropped it to embrace a new career in music. He has one album to his credit titled ‘Happy Day’
which features one of the favorite love songs to come out of Nigeria
yet, ‘Olo Mi’. This song amongst others such as (‘Made In Nigeria’ and
title track ‘Happy Day’, a traditional/negro spiritual track), has
become the anthem for social functions across Nigeria, London, USA, S.
Africa, Kenya, Dublin, Ghana, Ukraine etc. and one of the most
downloaded ring tones.

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Classifying Tosin’s music has been an upheaval task for many music
enthusiasts and analysts given his uncommon ability to combine a number
of genres quite seamlessly.
His style is simply described as crossover by his teeming fans and
followers. His songs cross from R&B, High-life, Jazz fusion to more
traditional and contemporary styles. Tosin has won a number of awards
notable amongst which is the award for the best new act 2007 of the
Nigerian Entertainment Awards in New York, USA and best cross over song,
Nigerian Gospel Music Achievers Awards 2006. This is besides several
award nominations.

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His performances are even more a pointer to the fact that Tosin
Martins is an artiste in the real sense of the word. He has appeared on
many first class international shows and events including the Big
Brother Nigeria Show broadcast to millions around Africa and the world;
the just concluded West African Idols Show which featured Tosin’s ‘Olo
Mi’ hit song on the African Edition; the first ever annual Experience
Concert in Lagos; the Starcomms Concert; Rhythm Unplugged; Laffs n Jams;
MTN/Storm Homecoming Party; Cool FM’s Xmas Praise Jam; the unveiling of
corporate giant UAC’s new logo and countless other regular concerts,
gigs, social and corporate events. In the course of his musical career
Tosin has also performed alongside top international artistes such as
Kirk Franklin, Lagbaja, Keziah Jones, Donnie McClurkin, Tu Face, Weird
MC, Sammy Okposo and many others. He currently has a brand new song “Letter days” featuring Waje

His influence came from the wide collections of ancient nigerian artists
in his home, speaking of King Sunny Ade, Ebeneza Obe…et al. Martins is
happily married to a pretty woman.

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