I’m In Music for Good – Jennifer Eliogu

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…To Headline African Women in Leadership Organisation Conference.

Actress and singer, Jennifer Eliogu is headlining the African Women in Leadership Conference where she is billed to perform in Atlanta, USA. The actress, who has been in the industry for about 17years, is currently working to build her music career and has three singles to her name.

Jennifer Eliogu is an actress that is known for her versatility and ability to interpret different characters perfectly. She is one of the leading actresses in the movie industry. She however took many by surprise when she veered into music. She released a new single early this year, making her released efforts, a total of three and has performed at several gigs with her 10-man band, Silk Band.

Her singles which are fusion of different genres of music are titled You and I, Ifunanya and Fantasy. ‘Ifunanya’ was nominated as the Best R n B song at the Nigerian Music Video awards 2013, while ‘You and I’ is the coverage of the late legend, Celestine Ukwu’s song. ‘Fantasy’ is a lover’s rock reggae song.

Speaking on her foray into music, she said “music is something that has always been a part of me. I have come into the music industry to stay; I’m in it for good. I am not in competition with anybody, it is just another way of making use of the talents that I have. I am not in it because other people are going into music but because I have the passion for it and I have always wanted to make good music. Music is serious business, and I am in for the long run. I have a 10-man band called Silk Band and we just want to make people feel good through music.”

Her 10-man band, Silk has performed at various events for individuals and corporate bodies, awards ceremonies, conferences and end-of-year parties.

Jennifer Eliogu is one actress who has managed to carve a niche for herself in the movie industry. She has through her acting and Non-Governmental organization, Initiative for Development, Empowerment and Absolute Stability (IDEAS) been able to impact people’s lives positively. She has been a source of inspiration to the up and coming generation. She is also a producer, compere and motivational speaker and has featured in over 50 Nollywood movies before her foray into music.

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