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Yinka Ayefele is a Nigerian music producer, gospel singer, CDS, VCDS, radio presenter and founder of Fresh FM Radio Station, Ibadan.
Early Life and Education
Olayinka Joel Ayefele popularly known as Yinka Ayefele was born on 1 February 1968.
Yinka Ayefele was born in Ipoti-Ekiti, a city in Ekiti State in southwestern Nigeria.
He attended Our Saviour’s Anglican Primary School in Ipoti-Ekiti for his primary and secondary education before he later proceeded to Ondo State College of Arts and Science in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Yinka Ayefele Career
Yinka Ayefele worked briefly as journalist and broadcaster at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Ibadan, where he also produced jingles and musical works on radio.
Yinka Ayefele started his music career in 1997 after he was involved in an automobile accident which damaged his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair.
While in the hospital after spending about 9 months there, his friend, Kola Olootu visited and advised him to put some songs together.
This suggestion resulted in the release of his debut album titled, Bitter Experience in 1998 which brought him into limelight.
The release of Bitter experience was followed by the release of Sweet Experience.
Other albums released by the gospel musician are Something Else, Divine Intervention and Life after death, released in honor of Gbenga Adeboye, a Nigerian radio presenter, musician and comedian.
The title Bitter Experience reflected his ordeal and Sweet Experience was the sweetness after a “Bitter Experience”.
Yinka Ayefele Songs
- Divine Intervention
- Fun Fair
- Life after Death
- Fresh Glory
- Living Testimony
- Beyond The Limits
- Ekundayo (Exhilaration)
- New Dawn
- Next Level
- Bitter Experience
- Sweet Experience
- Something Else
- Absolute Praise
- Everlasting Grace
- Prayer Point
- Goodness Of God
Award and Nomination
- Member of the Order of the Niger awarded by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
- Ekiti cultural ambassador award
Yinka Ayefele is married to Temitope Titilope and they have three kids together, all boys the last of which was born sometime in 2014.
The couple is said to have been married for 19 years; they got wedded in 2000.
Yinka Ayefele is a Nigerian music producer, gospel singer, CDS, VCDS, radio presenter and founder of Fresh FM Radio Station. He has an estimated net worth of $300,000.