Born in Nigeria, raised in the UK, Adebola Adeyoye popularly known as V.E.R.A (Voice Every Race Accepts) is a microcosm of the ‘Hot-pot’ culture that has developed in the UK and Nigeria.
There is no better reflection of this diversity than her music, combining Afro pop, soul and R’nB creating a musical identity she can call her own. She is one of those artistes that appeal to all ages, tastes and genres. Gifted with a strong, rich, and soulful voice, this sultry singer can move souls of the audience with her emotional energy and angelic like presence.
Almost 3years in the industry, she’s got a Makeup company called B’dvine Beauty & B’dvine Bridal and also a Beauty Rep for House of Tara International.
VERA has sang backing vocals for, Roger Samuels, Dimeji, Steve wonder, Wayne Malcolm Kelis, Nicole Scherzinger and Dorseleen Burrell, as well as performing at high profiles shows in London including the AY Live shows, Okey Bakassi in London show, Aki and Paw Paw, Falz the bad guy show and many more…..
A former member of the London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) headed by Basil Meade, she nabbed the Semi Finalist at the UK’s top Competition ‘Time2Shine. She also made headlines on African channel airwaves in 2014 Nigerian Idol Season 4. V.E.R.A stole the hearts of the judges with her soulful and very professional version of Jessi J’s Big White room and walked away with the 1st Golden Ticket for Lagos.
V.E.R.A also has songs which consist of covers of Banky W’s- Yes/No, Davido’s Gobe and the club banging song JA LO which was released last year 2017 and still trending online and some radio stations in Nigeria.
V.E.R.A was selected last year to open for the king of afro music 2face Idibia at his London tour. The award winning singer was awarded the best female music act at the DBE music Awards 2017 & 2018 as well as a top female act for Panache Global awards 2018. During the recognition of UK boxers meeting she was presented before his Excellency Chief George Oguntade and his cabinet at the Nigerian High comission along side Larry Ekundayo to Nigerian/UK boxer.
During the summer she was invited by the Mayor of London to perform before 10k Londoners and tourists at the annual Africa on the square show. Just 3 months ago she was invited by the Ooni of Ife to perform in Lagos, Oriental hotel where she came back home with yet another award.
The industry has consistently watched the rise of a superstar and before the end of 2017 she released her EP album titled Long Awaited, which she has performed both home and abroad.
Link to album on digital stores below:
With an astonishing voice far belying her tender years and an impeccable ear for melody. The Nigerian Born singer, songwriter, dancer and entrepreneur, is bringing fresh air to the Nigerian, UK and worldwide scene. V.E.R.A has enough energy to power a small fleet of motor vehicles. It’s a fuel that burns full-throttle, ignited by the heat of her soulful voice and the power and passion of her performance.
Social media : SC/TW/IG: @Vera_tunes