IREEN BILL – NIGERIA’S NO.1 FEMALE BASSIST
So far in the year 2016, the dominating topics in the Nigerian music industry have been all about the beef/diss and the drama that comes along with it. Hardly have we begun to talk about the creative things that ought to contribute to the success of the industry at the end of the year. Well, one that will be talked about in the nearest months will be about Ireen Bill, the No.1 female bassist in the country. This Upright bassist, Singer and songwriter Ireen is everything you could describe as genius.
Bill, is an afro pop artiste who offers a rich mix of reggae fusion, RnB,
Jazz and afro beat. Ireen Bill who is a graduate of International Studies
and diplomacy, dedicated years to studying music and her instruments
professionally. Her music style features Strong Vocals, electric bass lines
and solos, upright bass, and Soul. Ireen Bill who is currently working on
her EP releases her debut single ‘One Ina Billion’ Produced by Teekay
‘The Ireen Bill Brand is an inspiring gift which stands to showcase the
creativity, beauty and strength of the African woman with messages of
hope, love and jubilation’ – Ireen Bill.
Words by Sesan Adeniji
(Culled from Lil Kesh edition of Mystreetz Magazine)