KEFEE, a prolific song writer, a skilled dancer, a passionate singer and a UNITED NATION YOUNG AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE. An artiste who's music is not only encouraging but inspiring and motivating.Born on 5th February to Deacon and Mrs. Andrew Obareki.
She studied Public Administration in the prestigious University of Benin,Edo State. By this time she had already written well over 20 songs and had a greater passion for music. In 2000, she playfully composed and released an album titled with her friend Estee titled “TRIP”
She became the hottest Nigerian female artiste and won a number of awards :
KORA'S BESTT AFRICAN TRADITIONAL AWARD South Africa-2005
BEST AFRICAN VIDEO-TODAYS MUSIC AWARDS [TOMA]-2006
TODAYS MUSIC AWARDS [TOMA]-2007
NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS-BEST FEMALE VOCALIST 2005
YOUTH EXCELLENCE AWARDS-FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2007
NIGER DELTA ADVANCEMENT AWARDS [NDAA]-FEMALE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR 2007
UNITED NATIONS YOUNG AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE 2008
BEST VOCALIST 2009-WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS AWARDS UK 2009
BEST VOCALIST 2009-WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS AWARDS UK 2010
DOKUBO ASARI FOUNDATION-BEST FEMALE VIDEO-2009
BEST COLLABORATION VIDEO(SOUTH SOUTH AWARDS 2009)
BEST GOSPEL VIDEO-NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS(NMVA)2009
BEST FEMALE ACT(TEENS AWARDS 2009)
BEST COLLABORATION VIDEO-HIP-HOP WORLD AWARDS 2010
BEST FEMALE VOCALIST-TAVA AWARDS 2010
FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR-CITY PEOPLE AWARDS 2010
BEST COLLABORATION-CITY PEOPLE AWARDS 2010
BEST INDIGENOUS CONCEPT-NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
Kefee's fan base increased all over Africa and also on the international scene, she was invited to perform in some Eastern,& South African countries,also in London and other parts of Europe and America.
Kefee's first album was a huge success which had her fans eagerly anticipating her second album titled "BRANAMA 2".Her sophomore album was just as terrific as her first
The release of her latest effort titled “APiece of Me” in January 2009, marked the unfolding of still a new era in the life and career of one of Africa’s most prolific music talents. “A Piece of Me” is almost notable for its tracking stylistic diversity, thread of modern Afro – Pop, R&B Classic and Traditional Africans etc. are all ingeniously woven into a work that is cutting edge contemporarily but with a perfect touch of familiarity and tradition. “A Piece of Me” is irresistibly catchy.
KEFEE AND THE BRANAMA(SHOW OFF) BAND
An eleven piece band comprises of talented individuals,in various working fields,they are professionals who see music as a message of friendship,love,affection and food for the soul rather than just a means of relaxation.
She is the founder, CEO of BRANAMA AFRIQUE. An entertainment outfit known for excellent production, established in 2007. The company is responsible for the production, promotion and the entire packaging of Kefee’s new album titled “A Piece of Me”. Presently, the company is also working on some newly discovered talents. BRANAMA AFRIQUE has proven herself as an excellent organization in the last two years of its inception. On 5th February,Kefee's latest single titled 'NO BE SAPELE WATER' was released.It sure is another hit that everyone should watch out for.Video directed by Wudi Awa.