Tuesday, 18 August 2015

#AfricasBiggestBookProject Narrator Spotlight Chioma Omeruah (Chigurl)

Chioma Omeruah aka c-flow, aka Chigul, is a singer and actress who was born in Lagos where she lived until she moved to the US in 1994. She graduated from Delaware State University where she studied French Education.

She was in the US for 12 years pursuing her passions by teaching drama to kids at the boys and girls clubs and in the high school where she worked as a French teacher. Chioma has taken part in various theatre productions such as Lorraine Hansberry’s “Raisin in the Sun”; one act plays such as “It’s not my fault”.  She also dabbled into the genre of absurdism, taking on roles in a play called “the bald soprano.”

Chioma's meteoric rise to fame started when she created her first monster hit voice note about Nigerian life titled ‘Kilode’ which went viral. Her blend of pidgin, English, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba languages, and her ability to transform many everyday words into comedic source, places her on the pedestal height in the entertainment industry.

Since returning home to Nigeria in 2006, Chioma has been in two musical productions; “A voice for Ella” (a Nigerian adaptation of the Cinderella story) and Disney’s “The lion king” in conjunction with standard bearers school, Lagos. She is still pursuing her passions as a comedian, and mc/compere while working a regular 9-5 job.

Chigul is a talented linguist and voice over artist. She speaks 5 languages including French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Swahili and can imitate more than 12 different accents. She added another feather to her accolades when she earned an award as the Best Female Comedian at the Sisterhood Award organised by Mo Abudu.

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