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NIGERIAN-ITALIAN SINGER AND FASHIONISTA ISY MIYANKEE OPENS UP ON HER SOURCE OF INSPIRATION

Once again, the Hype9ja team caught up with the beautiful, sexy and talented Italian-Nigerian singer and model Isy Miyankee.Isy was born and raised in Milan in Italy to Nigerian parents. She started to sing as early as age 15.

Influenced by musical greats like Nina Simone, Lauren hill, Asa, Ibeyi, Aretha franklin, 2face Idibia and Fela, Isy who speaks fluent Italian, decided to pursue a professional musical career.

Although she was born and bred in Italy and currently shuffles between Torino and London, Isy didn’t forget her Nigerian root. She visits Nigeria regularly and has worked with some Nigerian producers like Benin City based Choco Jay and son of the legendary music icon, sir Victor Uwaifo.

Isy who previously goes by the stage name Ms Isy, has recently changed her stage name to Isy Miyankee and is signed to one of the most popular record labels in Europe Funky4gang and managed by TTY who also manages Gee Jay who did a remix of P-Square’s Bank Alert featuring P-Square.

Isy describes her music genre as Afrosoul/soul, dancehall and italian music. Asked who she would love to work with in the future, she said, “I hope to work with Asa and Ibeyi in the future.”

Isy Miyankee has various sides which she likes to flaunt and is evident in a fashion style. Apart from music, Isy Miyankee who describes herself as a lover of Zara and Addidas, does street modelling and casual photo shoots.

Isy is currently working on a unique genre that will shake the music space soon.