Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nigeria’s Kaffy, Seyi Sodimu

Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nigeria’s Kaffy, Seyi Sodimu

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate Kafayat Shafau Ameh aka ‘Kaffy’ and Seyi Sodimu this day June 30

Born 30 June 1980 in London but schooled in Nigeria Kaffy travelled a lot and practically grew up in England, Canada, New Delhi and Egypt. She came back to Nigeria to complete secondary school and later went to Yaba Tech.

She broke into the entertainment scene in 2002 and was already doing videos and shows professionally, however she was spotted during an MTN dance show and was awarded the contract to be their choreographer. She landed  that major contract in more than two months of having danced professionally.

Kaffy reached further acclaim when she was featured in Guinness Book of Records having danced for about 54 hours.

She is happily married to Joseph ‘Papy J’ Ameh, the couple has two children.

Kaffy turns 36 today.

Seyi Sodimu

Goodlife Entertainment boss and artist, Seyi Sodimu known for his hit love tune back in the day titled – ‘Love Me Jeje’. Seyi was born on born  on June 30 to a large family that hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He grew up in Lagos where he attended The Fountain School Surulere for his elementary education and he completed his secondary school education at Igbobi College, Yaba

Seyi travelled to the United States in the late 1980s to continue his education. There he attended Prince George’s Community College in Maryland where he graduated with an associate degree in Computer Information Systems. Seyi’s African musical influence resulted in the release of Seyi’s first album entitled “Born in Afrika” in 1998, which held the hit song “Love me jeje, love me tender”. The “Born in Afrika” album was released under Shakara Entertainment. This album topped the charts and also earned him nominations and awards in Nigeria.

In 2003, Seyi released a sophomore album titled “State of Mind” this time under Goodlife Entertainment. This album contained another hit entitled “Money Man” and a tribute to Fela entitled “Fela the King”. “Money man” topped the charts in Nigeria and was on heavy rotation by several radio stations.

He is happily married with two children.

Here’s wishing Kaffy and Seyi a happy birthday!

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