A Nigerian woman, Faridah Seriki has been nominated for the 2017 Grammy Awards.
Faridah Seriki, better known as Kah-Lo is a rising international artiste and the daughter of former Minister of Defence and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State.
An alumnus of Vivian Fowler Memorial College for girls and Hofstra University in the United States of America, Kah-Lo was nominated in the Best Dance Recording category for her work in “Rinse & Repeat”.
Rinse & Repeat by British Disk Jockey, Riton featured Kah-lo’s vocal on the four-minute track.
Although the song is not popular in Nigeria, it was released as a digital download in the United Kingdom on February 26, 2016, while it was streamed 5 million times on Spotify and played 1.5 million times on YouTube.
The song entered the UK Singles Chart at number 13 and at number 2 on the UK Dance Chart.
Celebrating the feat, the singer on her Instagram page said,
“OLUWA DID IT! @ritontime has all the swag sauce!”