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Stella Monye: A Tribute to the Nigerian Music Icon

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Stella Monye, a prominent figure in the Nigerian music scene, was born on December 22, 1958. 

Stella Monye, a prominent figure in the Nigerian music scene, was born on December 22, 1958. During the late 1970s and 1980s, Monye gained

Early Career and Rise to Fame

During the late 1970s and 1980s, Monye gained widespread recognition with her unique blend of Afrobeat, reggae, and pop music. 

The Iconic “Oko Mi Ye”

One of her most famous tracks, “Oko Mi Ye” (My Husband), released in 1982, catapulted her to fame. 

Debut Album and Musical Style

Stella Monye’s music career began while she was still in school, where she discovered her vocal talent. 

Philanthropy and Advocacy Work

Besides her musical career, Monye is known for her philanthropic efforts and advocacy work, especially concerning women and children in Nigeria. 

Life Beyond the Spotlight

In recent years, Monye has taken a step back from the spotlight, focusing more on her family and personal life. 

A Lasting Legacy

Despite her hiatus, Stella Monye remains an influential figure in the Nigerian music industry. ??


Stella Monye’s music and advocacy work have left an indelible mark on Nigerian society, inspiring new generations.

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