Get to Know Dolapo

  • Eleanor Forrest
Words: Eleanor Forrest

Publication: NOTION

Photography: Kim Lang

The names we are given when we’re born possess meanings that convey aspirations or hopes that our parents or family might have for us, in Dolapo’s case, she’s well on her way to reach hers; success.
Hailing from North London from Nigerian parents, music has been a welcome friend for the artist whether that was listening to her parents’ blast Fela Kuti in the living room or singing in her church choir in Tottenham.
As an artist in her own right, she delivers all our nostalgic noughties R&B needs, with her own twist, to deliver heartfelt lyricism that conveys her experiences in love and life. With the studio serving as her second home, her work is equal parts agony aunt and dance-floor track and she’s fast becoming one to watch in Britain’s R&B scene.

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