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Tomi Odunsi 'I tried picking between music and acting, but my fans won't let me'

Nollywood actress and singer Tomi Odunsi says her fans want her singing and acting, and she is pleased to give them both.

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Tomi Odunsi


Tomi Odunsi is a singer and an actor who plays the young local ‘Shalewa’ on M-Net’s hit Soap Opera, 'Tinsel'.

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Tomi Odunsi



How does she balance releasing great music and entertaining her fans? In this interview with Pulse Nigeria, the actress dishes out on picking music over acting.

"Even if I want to pick, my fans won't let me." she said.

"I tried . There are times when people, especially your management, would say 'be known for one thing.

'" couldn't because people that love my music were demanding for my music, and people who love my acting were demanding for my movies.  I needed to give them both."

"If it were in the beginning, maybe I could. I have gotten to a point where I need to satisfy my fans and what they want. And they want me singing and acting.

"I'm very pleased to give them both sides of me." the talented actress said.

Tomi Odunsi on set of 'Runs' play

Tomi Odunsi on set of 'Runs'

Speaking on balancing her music and acting career, the actress commended her team saying "When you have a great team behind you that can work with you on your dreams and achieve them, I think it would be easier."

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