SASHA P (@SashaPofficial)

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Birth name Anthonia Yetunde Alabi
Also known as First Lady of Nigerian Hip Hop
Born 21 June 1983 (age 32)
Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Origin Lagos, Nigeria
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s)
Recording artist entertainer fashion designer lawyer
Years active 1993–2012
Associated acts
Jazzman Olofin eLDee Trybesmen Banky W Niyola Tuface

 

Sasha P (born Anthonia Yetunde Alabi on 21 May 1983), also known as the First Lady of Nigerian Hip Hop, is a Nigerian female rapper, musician, businesswoman, lawyer and motivational speaker.

The last of eight children, she was raised by her single mother, an educator, whom she fondly called Sisi Fadekemi, after her father died. She began her musical career as a child in Ibadan. She attended the International School Ibadan and the University of Lagos earning a bachelor’s degree in Law.

Sasha along with Banky W were the first official ambassadors of Samsung electronics in Nigeria. She was the National Ambassador of the First Nigerian Mobile phone company (Anabel) and has signed endorsement deals with Etisalat. She is an also a cultural ambassasor for her home state, Ekiti.

In regard to community service, Sasha P said, “I believe as an individual, I have a social responsibility to make a difference any way I can”, and this she has done consistently over the years. She was part of the “Save a street child” campaign in Lagos (January 2009) and the “Maternal Mortality” project (May 2009) which aims to educate and help cater to the needs of young mothers who seek adequate medical care. She is also a motivational speaker and has worked with a campaign to end violence against women. In 2012, Sasha was the Olympic torch bearer for Nigeria.

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