Bim: The Nigerian singer who wants to be the next Rihanna

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Wednesday, 22 January 2014 | 1636 Total Views


Abimbola "Bim' Fernandez, daughter of Nigerian Billionaire Antonio Deinde Fernandez is set to release her debut single. In a recent interview with New York Post, the singer who was born in France in 1988 but educated in the UK and the US, spoke of her family, career and mentors.

Bim who got interested in music at the age of 2 and took guiter lessons when she was 18, sealed a deal with SMH Records in November, and a reality-TV pilot titled “Gold Blooded” about her life is in final negotiations for pickup by a major network, according to her label’s co-owner, Michael A. Smith. The iTunes release of “Let’s Take It Naked,” a flute-infused, bubble-gum dance-floor jam, is expected soon.

When asked who her musical mentors were, she said she wanted to be like Rihanna.