The hot new soulful sensation is Audion. Audion was born, OdionLystraOkoh, in Nigeria on November 20, 1993 to her Nigerian parents. She grew up there and later moved to the United States with her family. She first recorded in the studio in 2011 in Nigeria. She has been a singer/songwriter in the United States doing the majority of her recording in 2013. She’s recorded in the well know jazz studio in Chicago called Steve Yates Recording. She’s also recorded at the intimate studio Peak Audio in the US. Most recently in 2014 she’s written and recorded with the well know Nigerian artist Fliptyce. Her most current work is the music video of her song “I Hate Sleeping Alone” which was shot in Nigeria by the award winning director Mattmax.
Audion has a warm, smooth sound that has a way of touching your soul. She sings and writes from her heart, often singing about topics of deeper or personal meaning. Her sound has been compared to some legendary singers such as Sade or Asa. It’s a sound of pure and honest emotion.
Some say that Audion is a rare and classic beauty, with her captivating eyes, luscious big lips and illuminating smile, though she would never say so herself. She is a humble young woman who cares about others and the world around her. Her smile and kindness are the gifts she gives us all. She plans to be very active in the betterment of the lives of African children starting in her own Nigerian village and growing outward from there.
Her debut album, “Beginnings”, will be released in 2014. Follow her on Instagramor Twitter at ao_music . Look for her everywhere and let her into your heart.