Nigerian recording artiste, Teni recently released her debut studio album, Wondaland. The album features the reflective single, ‘Dad’s song’.
Teni dedicated the song to her father, and it is one of the standout tracks on the compilation.
Speaking on how she came about the song; she opined she was watching her father’s funeral clips when she got the motivation for the song.
In a conversation on the recent episode of #WithChude, Teni said the track; ‘Dad’s Song’, is for everyone who has lost someone because some people never get over the loss.
She spoke further that when she was recording this song; she was sitting in her living room and watching her father’s funeral, his body in the casket, her mother crying.
The singer said she needed those emotions to record that song in its authentic form.
Teni added that everything she sang in the song was from a place of truth.
Teni also opened up that she was at a time in her life frustrated because she couldn’t graduate from school on time.
Reflecting on what inspired her 2018 hit track, ‘Uyo Meyo’, the musician said she was told by her parents to complete her academics before delving into music full-time.
The chubby singer revealed she got inspiration from the challenges she faced before her graduation and that the song, ‘Uyo Meyo’; was recorded on her way to the graduation ceremony.
She added that ‘Uyo Meyo’ means when others win and you celebrate with them, your own too will come. She noted she was happy when her younger sister graduated before her; and when her turn to graduate finally came, she was happy.