Sound Searching: Obenewa


Obenewa was the United Kingdom’s best-kept secret until this moment. Obenewa is a talented young woman who has a soothing and fluid voice. After listening to fan-favourite songs like “Marshmallow,” “He,” and “Solid Gold,” you will have a good grasp on the range and style that Obenewa provides. In 2011, Obenewa released an EP titled, “Once Upon A Time” that was featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Radio 1. She’s shared stages with the likes of Raphael Saadiq, Anthony Hamilton and Marsha Ambrosius to name a few. Check out “Solid Gold” via this link for your proper introduction to the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Hammersmith, West London.


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