Elohor Eva Alordiah (born 13 August 1989), higher referred to as Eva Alordiah or just Eva, is a Nigerian rapper, entertainer, make-up artist, designer and entrepreneur.

She is taken into account among the best feminine rappers in Nigeria. Since her breakthrough into the Nigerian music trade, Eva has garnered a number of awards together with one Nigeria Entertainment Award from 4 nominations, one Eloy Award, and one YEM award from 2 nominations. Her debut EP, titled The GIGO E.P, was launched at no cost digital download on 20 November 2011. Eva is the proprietor of makeupByOrsela, an organization that makes a speciality of Make-up providers.

 In November 2014, Eva launched her self-titled second EP. Her debut studio album, 1960: The Album, was launched in September 2016.ref>“Monthly event for the celebration, empowerment of women set to hold 1st edition”. Pulse Nigeria. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 28 Might 2020.


Youth and profession beginnings

Eva Alordiah was born to Nigerian dad and mom from Delta State. She obtained launched to music by her mom, who listened to musical recordings from the Seventies and Eighties. Eva has cited Michael Jackson,  , Sade Adu, The Carpenters, John Lennon and Don Williams as her musical influences. Eminem’s “Cleanin’ Out My Closet” impressed her to pursue knowledgeable rap profession. When she was 7 years outdated, she partook in a number of types of artwork, persevering with into her adolescence. She sang in her church’s choir and joined the drama membership whereas in secondary faculty. Rising up, Eva was keen on drawing and studying books.

At age 10, she wrote a brief story in her pocket book and dreamt of being an writer. After studying of Eminem, she started to jot down rap verses. Eva’s love for phrases and rhyming pulled her deeper into the hip-hop style. At age 16, Eva discovered herself balancing faculty and enterprise. With an ambition to become profitable and change into impartial, she began auditioning for appearing and modeling roles. Eva bought second-hand clothes in class as a means to an end. Eva started her profession as a images mannequin. She took footage and auditioned for a number of jobs. She graduated with a level in Computer Science from Bowen University.

In 2009, Eva launched “I Dey Play” as her first-ever studio recording. The music options Tha Suspect and was recorded over Lil Wayne’s “A Milli” instrumental. Eva was featured on “Make ’em Say”, a music from considered one of Strbuttah’s mixtapes. The music video for the music, launched in January 2011, was created by Rcube of Strbuttah. Eva made her TV debut within the music video. She later appeared on the feminine model of Tha Suspect’s music “I No Ship You”. The video for “I No Ship You” was launched in March 2011.

2011–2013:The GIGO E.P

Eva began engaged on her debut EP, The GIGO E.P, as an impartial artist. The EP is an acronym for Rubbish in Rubbish Out and was launched on 20 November 2011. It contains 9 songs and was launched at no cost digital obtain.

The EP was supported by 4 singles: “I Executed Did It”, “Down Low”, “Rubbish Out (Your Fada)”, and “Excessive”. The EP’s manufacturing was dealt with by Sossick, Tintin, and Grey Jon’z. “I Executed Did it” was produced by Sossick and launched because the EP’s lead single.

 In a 2012 interview with Halley Bondy of MTV Iggy, Eva mentioned she was honored to have labored with the aforementioned producers. She additionally mentioned she had enjoyable recording the EP. Eva launched the second single “Excessive” in 2012. The music video for the one was directed by Mex and launched on 24 Might 2012. It was uploaded onto YouTube at a complete size of 4 minutes and 37 seconds. 

The video premiered on MTV Base in Might 2012. When the video was launched, many individuals misconstrued the that means of the music and thought that it alluded to drug use. Within the aforementioned interview with Bondy of MTV Iggy, Eva mentioned that the music is about overcoming the struggles and hardships of life.

It was reported in Might 2012 that Eva signed a report take care of Da Trybe 2.0, a report label owned by report producer and recording artist eLDee.

 In November 2013, Ariya In the present day reported that Eva was dropped from Trybe Data. In response to the press launch signed by the administration of the recording outfit, Eva’s concepts and foresight did not align with the label’s plans. In an interview with BellaNaija, Eva denied studies about being signed to Trybe Data regardless of the press launch statements from the label.

After the Trybe Data saga in 2012, she took a break from the music scene and frolicked reflecting on her craft. In February 2013, she labored with producer Sossick to launch “Mercy”, a music that was made accessible for obtain on her blogsite.

The music was produced and co-written by the aforementioned producer. In December 2013, UK producer Drox featured her within the music video for “Mercy”. He launched a number of official remixes of the music, together with a “Summer season” combine and a “Jackin Storm” combine. In August 2013, Eva signed a administration take care of Radioactiiv. Additionally in August 2013, Nokia Nigeria enlisted her as one of many judges for its annual Do not Break Da Beat competitors.

2014–current:1960 and different releases

On 29 July 2013, Eva launched the promotional single “Lights Out”. The music was produced by Grey Jon’z. The music video for the music was directed by Patrick Elis. In an interview with the Leadership newspaper, Eva mentioned she recorded the music to showcase her versatility as an artist.

Work on Eva’s debut studio album began as early as 2012. The album is being produced by Tintin and Grey Jon’z. On 24 January 2014, Eva launched “Deaf” because the album’s lead single. The music, which was produced by Grey Jon’z, premiered three months after the premiere of the “Lights Out” video.

 The music video for “Deaf” was shot and directed by Patrick Elis. The music has been remixed by rapper Boogey. Eva said in an interview that she loves creating visible content material, and has efficiently co-directed all of her music movies so far. To advertise the one, Eva organised a rap competitors completely for ladies.

Eva was featured within the Lagos version of BBC Radio 1xtra’s Live Lounge alongside M.I, 2face Idibia, Wizkid and Iyanya. As a part of the function, artists have been requested to freestyle. Eva collaborated with Burna Boy, Endia, Yung L, and Sarkodie on a music that was initially meant to be a theme song for the third season of MTV Base’s Shuga.

As an alternative of utilizing the Chopstix-produced music, MTV Base selected Del B’s “Candy Like Shuga” observe which options vocals from Flavour N’abania, Sound Sultan, Chidinma, Kcee and Professor. The unreleased theme music was leaked on-line and made accessible on NotJustOk. On 11 March 2014, she launched her model of the unreleased theme music titled “Shuga”.

On 31 August 2014, Thisday newspaper reported that Eva grew to become an envoy of Guinness Nigeria’s Made from Black marketing campaign alongside Olamide and Phyno. Eva carried out on the marketing campaign’s launch and was featured within the marketing campaign’s tv industrial. On 25 September 2014, “Battle Coming” was launched because the upcoming album’s second single. The music was produced by Tintin and options visitor vocals from Sir Dauda. 

On 6 November 2014, 1960 was introduced because the title of Eva’s debut studio album, which was slated for a January 2015 launch. The album will function visitor collaborators equivalent to Darey Art Alade, Femi Kuti, Yemi Alade, Olamide, Sarkodie and Sir Dauda. On 20 November 2014, Eva launched a self-titled second EP at no cost digital obtain. On 6 March 2015, Eva premiered the music video for “Battle Coming”, which was directed by MEX.

On 1 March 2016, Eva launched her second mixtape titled As a result of You Been Ready. It contains 5 songs and encompasses a pattern of DMX’s 2000 single “What These Bitches Want”. In January 2020, after a hiatus from music, Eva launched the one titled Buddy Or Foe, produced by Jesse Alordiah and the video was directed by Ibukun Williams and Eva Alordiah.


Studio albums
  • 1960: The Album (2016)
  • Eva (2014)
  • As a result of You Been Ready (2016)
  • The GIGO E.P (2011)
As lead artist
Title Yr Album
“Relentless” 2010
“Down Low”
(that includes Shank)
“Tonight” [A]
“I Executed Did It” 2011 G.I.G.O E.P
“Excessive” 2012
“Biggie Biggie”
“Mercy” 2013
“Lights Out” TBA
“Deaf” 2014 TBA
(with Burna Boy, Endia, Yung L, and Sarkodie)
As featured artist
Title Yr Album
“I No Ship U” (Remix)
(Tha Suspect that includes Sasha, Muna, Eva Alordiah, Mo’Cheddah, Blaise, and Zee)
“Owo Ati Swagga” (Remix)
(CartiAir that includes Gino, Da Grin, Eva Alordiah, and Terry Tha Rapman)
Welcome to My World
“Fido Dido”
(DJ Zeez that includes Eva Alordiah)
(Omotayo that includes Eva Alordiah)
2013 TBA
“Love Letter”
(Moses that includes Eva Alordiah)
Cameo appearances
Title Yr Album
“Ayanfe” (Remix)
(Iceberg Slim that includes M.I and Emma Nyra)
2013 TBA
Visitor appearances
Title Yr Album
“Shake It Down Low”
(P-Square that includes Muna and Eva Alodiah)
2011 The Invasion
“Tremendous Solar” (Remix)
(Bez that includes eLDee, Ice Prince, and Eva Alordiah)
Super Sun
Music movies
Title Yr Director(s)
“I No Ship U” (Remix)
(Tha Suspect that includes Sasha, Muna, Eva Alordiah, Mo’Cheddah, Blaise, and Zee)
2011 Clarence Peters
“Excessive” 2012 Patrick Elis
“Biggie Biggie”
“Lights Out” 2013 Patrick Elis
(Omotayo that includes Eva Alordiah)
Tomi Shift
(Drox that includes Eva Alordiah)
“Deaf” 2014 Patrick Elis
“Shuga” MEX
“Battle Coming” 2015

Awards and nominations

Yr Recipient Award Consequence Ref
2014 “Deaf” Finest Rap Single Nominated
2012 Herself Next Rated Nominated
2011 Herself for “God Hand” Best Vocal Performance (Female) Nominated
“God Hand” Finest Recording of the Yr Nominated
2010 Herself for “No Cry” Finest Vocal Efficiency (Feminine) Nominated
Yr Recipient Award Consequence Ref
2012 Herself Finest Rap Act of the Yr Nominated
Most Promising Act to Watch Received
2011 Finest Rap Act of the Yr Nominated
2010 Finest Soul/Neo Act of the Yr Nominated
2014 Feminine Artist of the Yr Nominated
Finest Rap Act of the Yr Nominated
Eloy Awards
Yr Recipient Award Consequence Ref
2011 Herself Feminine Rap Artiste of the Yr Received
YEM Awards
Yr Recipient Award Consequence Ref
2012 Herself Artiste of the Yr (Feminine) Nominated
“I Don Did It” Finest Rap Single (Feminine) Received
Dynamix All Youth Awards
Yr Recipient Award Consequence Ref
2012 Herself Promising Artist Nominated

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