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Abi "Peppers" Idowu

Abi "Peppers" Idowu

a combination of Yoruva ancestral traditional songs with the modern lyrics of poetry.

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Abi "Peppers" Idowu is a poet, short story writer and playwright. An avid writer and reader, she has performed with artists of great repute both in music and poetical oratory and has been published in four international anthologies.

Abi has an exploratory oratory CD called Roamings with the single ‘Omi' as the official song for the charity GAAP, as well as several journals, anthologies and newspapers within and outside the UK.

Of Nigerian origin, she describes herself as ‘a child of earth and waters’. Her main style of performance is the combination of Yoruba ancestral traditional songs with the modern lyrics of poetry. Her choral heritage features heavily in her art form and its continuously evolving in her performances.

She reads the news on Bolton FM Online and mentors with the Bolton Racial Equality Commission and Bolton Museum and Library. Since her arrival in the UK, Abi has been involved and performed with distinguished poetry groups including Write Out Loud, Dead Good Poets, Apples & Snakes, Commonword and Maikeda.


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