Yvonne Akeba

Live Act Soul Singer/Songwriter Acoustic Reggae Spoken Word Poetry
Yvonne Akeba - Soul Singer/Songwriter Acoustic Reggae Spoken Word Poetry Live Act in London

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ABOUT

YVONNE AKEBA was born in London, Uk. Dubbed "The Dynamo of Creative Expression" by those who have seen her perform. Be warned, you will not leave one of her shows without feeling moved in some way. Her energy is infectious, her smile exudes Love... Writing Poetry and Songs seriously from the age of 12, these are just two aspects of her talent. With appearances as a dancer as p...art of the Caribbean Cultural Organisation on TV AM in her youth. Fashion Designer, Hairstylist. As an Artiste she does it all. Not one for labels, she simply states " I'm just being me, documenting my journey along the way, with the hope of connecting Soul to Soul. Music to me is like food, an integral part of life. I am an eclectic listener and appreciate music that tells you a story and evokes emotion. I write poems and songs whenever I'm inspired and life continuously inspires me."

Summer 2010 began with a collaboration with Kings Zai and a return to the stage for YVONNE AKEBA. With performances in The Gambia, West Africa.

Winter 2011 progressed with the release of her Debut single " He's a Man " on 30/10/11 and was celebrated with a performance at " Poetry in Motion, " in London UK.

A collaboration with Sparkling Black and more performances in The Gambia, West Africa followed, which included " The Ariwa Back to Africa Festival ", in January 2012.

2013 opened with a performance by Yvonne Akeba at SOUL CONNECTION in London Uk 10/02/13. Most of the year was spent in the recording studio, recording the tracks for the album, including collaborations with UK soul Singer No-el DaCosta and UK Rapper Capital B and backing vocals by Gospel Singer Yvonne Park.

The Official release of the album was in July 2014. Which continued with a performance at Open Minds 4, the release of the FLY album and launch party, and a performance in Poland.

2015 saw the beginning of the US tour, with a performance in Atlanta North and Costa Rica in Central America.

Now 2016 proceeds with various UK performances at Beats Rhymes and Life; Acklam Vilage Market and Zigfrid Von Underbelly.

Limited edition copies of the album FLY ~ First Love Yourself is now available from the website, can be signed on request.

www.yvonneakeba.com

ABOUT

YVONNE AKEBA was born in London, Uk. Dubbed "The Dynamo of Creative Expression" by those who have seen her perform. Be warned, you will not leave one of her shows without feeling moved in some way. Her energy is infectious, her smile exudes Love... Writing Poetry and Songs seriously from the age of 12, these are just two aspects of her talent. With appearances as a dancer as p...art of the Caribbean Cultural Organisation on TV AM in her youth. Fashion Designer, Hairstylist. As an Artiste she does it all. Not one for labels, she simply states " I'm just being me, documenting my journey along the way, with the hope of connecting Soul ...

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Past Gigs Yvonne Akeba

  • 07 | 2016 Zigfrid Von Underbelly, London, UK. Folk and Dagger presents: Yvonne Akeba
  • 06 | 2016 Acklam Road, london, UK. Hot Vox Presents: Yvonne Akeba live at Acklam Village Market
  • 04 | 2016 Zigfrid Von Underbelly, London, UK. Beats rhymes and Life
  • 04 | 2015 Puerto Veijo, Costa Rica. Song Of The Sirens
  • 03 | 2015 Hootananny, London, Uk Rising Up Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Bialystok, Grodek, Poland. Poetry 0'Grodek
  • 01 | 2012 Batokunku, Gambia. Back To Africa Festival

Discography Yvonne Akeba

  • 2016 Ariana Grande Cover Single |
  • 2016 Adele Cover Single |
  • 2014 FLY ~ First Love Yourself Album | AkebasWorld

Media

  • Video Yvonne Akeba & Band Perform...
  • Video A New Kind Of Loving - Yvon...
  • Video The time has come - Yvonne ...
  • Video Introspection - Yvonne Akeba
  • Video Ariana Grande - Side To Sid...
  • Video Adele - Send My Love (To Yo...

Origin

  • London GB