Ayoo Africa 2020 Top Ten Awardee // Music & Entertainment
Naomi Achu or “Queen of Bamenda” as she calls herself is a Grammy member, and AFRIMA Award Winner from the Northwest region of Cameroon. She is a singer, rapper, and songwriter best known for her song “Alhadji,” which was played on season eight of the popular show Big Brother Africa.
Naomi’s talents were so sought after that she chosen as the automated voice for MTN Cameroon long before she rose to fame. Naomi has been writing songs since she was nine years old. Her sound has been described by Globe Correspondent, Siddhartha Mitter, as, “unabashedly pop with an inspirational streak, her sound finds a balance between African dance-floor exhortations and a global club feel.”
With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marymount University, Naomi is also the founder and CEO of International Nurses for Africa.