R&B/Afro Beats singer Tee Jewel (Tayo Joel Akintimehin).
A Lagos Born and bread Artist to an Ondo Father and a British-Nigerian mother on the 7th of January 1991 A talented singer-songwriter and self-taught producer, composer, and musician adept at piano and guitar, Tee Jewel fuses urban Nigerian beats and R&B melodies to deliver emotionally resonant songs about love, romance, and overcoming the challenges of the hustle.
A late bloomer and self-professed former geek born into an artistic family—his mother was a graphic artist and his father a musician—who exposed him to a variety of music genres ranging from rock, R&B, and jazz to country-western, Tee Jewel is the guy you don’t see coming; his musical and theatre background have helped him create a multilayered persona that translates to a captivating story-telling style in his music.
A refreshing game-changer entering the Nigerian music industry, Tee Jewel is an emerging star to keep an eye on. Keep an ear out too for his new single, “Control”, a club banger playing on a radio station near you and produced by popular beat maker Ex-O, and the upcoming “Get Loose”, the sensual reggae-influenced slow jam produced by Tee Jewel himself.