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Born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa, Funmi Dominic Olaoye grew up with the knowledge that music gladdens her heart. Her love for singing and lending a helping hand to people from a tender age of 8 naturally led to an ambition to become a great musician and a medical doctor. Despite not being taken seriously by her father, who is also a medical doctor in Lagos, Nigeria, and her family about her music ambitions while growing up, Funmi continued to study hard in school to earn good grades that would qualify her for medical school and on the side, continued to develop her singing skills. After graduating from high school, Funmi submitted applications to universities in Nigeria but due to the usual competitiveness and bureaucracies associated with getting admission into top-tier universities to study Medicine in Nigeria, her much-desired dream of studying Medicine eluded her for a couple of years. Eventually, Funmi got accepted into the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria to study Medicine and pursue one of her lifelong ambitions and was inducted as a medical doctor in 2005. On the other hand, while waiting to be accepted into her choice university, Funmi did not relent in pursuing her music career. She cultivated the habit of singing regularly in the background as a backup vocalist, in her church choir, in studios, or at concerts. On settling down as a freshman in university, she started singing professionally. Today, Funmi is a gospel singer, songwriter, and a medical doctor with an extremely unique, irresistible, and simply phenomenal voice. Her music is eclectic, blending African rhythm with elements of jazz, R&B, and funk. Her debut audio album "ISE OLUWA" got her a nomination at the prestigious KORA Music Awards held in South Africa in 2003 as the "Most Promising Female Artiste in Africa." 'ISE OLUWA' and other hit tracks such as 'IFE ELEDUWA' and 'AFRICA' warmed her into the hearts of music lovers and put the budding artiste in a class of her own for her vocal prowess and creativity. Funmi has performed in various concerts in Nigeria, the United States, and Canada, preaching the message of love, hope, and peace through her music.

After practicing as a Family Physician for 6 years in Nigeria, Funmi obtained a Master's in Public Health degree at the University of South Florida, and she's currently based in Canada.
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