Lami Phillips

By Jennifer Okundia

Nigerian recording artiste, songwriter and actor Lami Phillips is set to release an EP dubbed “Kadara” featuring industry heavyweight rappers M.I. Abaga and Olamide.

She previously dropped the “Intuition” album and singles such as; Baby, Orimiwu and Yago. Excited about the new project, she shared clips from the studio production session with the caption:

”We’re so excited about this!


48hr sessions.. keep moving. It was 5 am at this time. This EP.. is 👌fire !!! I worked so well with @wanted_prodz in Paris and I can’t wait to share the work! Mehn on this very day I hadn’t eaten .. the food was my music. I’m like we ain’t leaving without hits! @oyeakd and @pauloo2104 will let y’all know soon enough! LAMI season baby! #kadaraseason Go LARGE season! @elizabeth_elohor will soon talk her”

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I told Jude.. “I have the song… ama send it” ( mind you there’s been pressure from the fans to do another one with Jude but the vibe just can’t be forced). Jude heard it and said .. …… wait .. you’ll hear it on the song.. #KADARA IS LOADING.. wait for it.

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Olamide murked it! #kotobata I’m just listening to everything that’s gonna make the EP.. nice and naughty.. let my oga speak first sha! We’re doing it LARGE

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Lami was born in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Nigeria with her parents and siblings where she attended elementary school at Corona School, Victoria Island. She later moved back to England as a teenager, where she lived for eleven years. While studying in the UK, she took vocal lessons and also joined the choir at her church (Jesus House, UK).

The singer completed her BA (Hons) at the University of Kent, United Kingdom, then had her MA degree from the University of Nottingham, including an Executive MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.