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Joyce Anigo Olong is a Nigerian vocalist, songwriter, producer and recording artiste.
At the young age of 8 she picked up the piano and drums and at the age of 10 started playing the alto saxophone. Her musical influences cover a wide range of genres; hip-hop, indie, folk, reggae, country-pop, Gregorian Chants, Motown, traditional world music and Afrobeat. Also artistes like Lauryn hill, Frank Ocean, Bob Marley, Asa and King Sunny Ade have played big roles in her production, writing and singing style.
Joyce has been active on Soundcloud for almost two years now, dropping songs sporadically; ORE MI in 2015, GOLD (featuring Cecilia Olong) in 2016, BABY’S GOT THE BLUES in 2017 which appeared on a PGM Vol.1 (Push Good Music) project organized by OlmaRecords.
She released her first official single SHEKELS on April 14th, 2017 an anti-war and anti-violence themed song. Her second single STAY ANOTHER DAY was released on the 4th of July of the same year which is centered on mental health (depression) and staying positive.