OLATUNJI

BIOGRAPHY
Olatunji is a recording/performing artist from Trinidad and Tobago who is widely considered as the "Afrosoca King." Born to artist parents in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad his father Edward Yearwood was a well-known composer and his late mother Mairoon Ali, a local actress and radio personality.

Ola as he is affectionately known has several titles to his credit including the International Groovy Soca Monarch Crown (2015) for his breakout hit "Ola". His rise to prominence began in 2002 at the age of 16, when he entered the Junior Calypso competition where he would place 2nd. He was named the "Most Outstanding Calypsonian" and "Most Promising Act" in 2003 and would spend 5 years performing with the Roy Cape All Stars Band.

In September 2018, Yearwood was featured as a contestant on The X Factor UK. His performance of "Bodyline," an original song earned a standing ovation from all four judges including Simon Cowell who called Ola "a Superstar." The other judges echoed similar praises; Adya Field, "You've got personality, you've got moves, you've got a great voice, and you have the X factor." British pop singer Robbie Williams chimed in, "You can't learn how to do that; it's a God-given gift…you absolutely killed it." He made it to the live shows where he performed another original "Jiggle It".

His other hits include "Wining Good", "Thankful" and "We are One" with Destra Garcia. Ola continues to impress audiences worldwide with his Broadway-worthy performances and ever expanding catalog of hits.
MUSIC
 Bodyline
 Jiggle It
 Oh Yay
 Ola
 Thankful
 Tun Fo Meh
 We are One w Destra
 Wining Good