Elohor Eva Alordiah, better known as Eva Alordiah or simply Eva, is a Nigerian rapper, entertainer, make-up artist, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
Eva Alordiah was born to Nigerian parents from Delta State. She got introduced to music by her mother, who listened to musical recordings from the 1970s and 1980s. Eva has cited Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Sade Adu, The Carpenters, John Lennon and Don Williams as her musical influences.
Read Also: KOKOnista Of The Day: Sydney Carter Is The Basketball Coach Inspiring Black Women To Unapologetically Slay In Power PositionsEminem’s “Cleanin’ Out My Closet” inspired her to pursue a professional rap career. When she was 7 years old, she partook in several forms of art, continuing into her adolescence.
She sang in her church’s choir and joined the drama club while in secondary school. Growing up, Eva was fond of drawing and reading books.
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Eva’s love for words and rhyming pulled her deeper into the hip-hop genre. At age 16, Eva found herself balancing school and business. With an ambition to make money and become independent, she started auditioning for acting and modeling roles. Eva sold second-hand clothing in school as a means to an end. Eva began her career as a photography model. She took pictures and auditioned for several jobs. She graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Bowen University.
She is considered one of the best female rappers in Nigeria.
Since her breakthrough into the Nigerian music industry, Eva has garnered several awards including one Nigeria Entertainment Award from 4 nominations, one Eloy Award, and one YEM award from 2 nominations.
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