Dr. Gary and Faye Whetstone
Rev. Laurie Idahosa
B.O.U.Q.U.I, Born Bukola Folayan to HRH OBA (prof) Ololade Folayan 1st, also a professor of Biochemistry and a professional teacher mother, she alongside her other five siblings grew up in an academic atmosphere of the Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife) and this has served as a big influence for her deep lyrical style and cosmopolitan outlook.
Her Christian faith and strong belief in the words of God as laid out in the Holy Bible is however the factor to the formation of the Bouqui brand. A seasoned broadcaster from Lagos with10 years experience.
BOUQUI started her professional career with an all girl group called G-Vibes several years ago before going solo and changing her focus and style to suit the urban contemporary style and still deliver in terms of message and emotion.
She is the CEO BOUQUI'S PLACE ENTERTAINMENT has been able to carve a niche for herself as the foremost female rap artiste in the whole of Africa. She is the only female rap artist with 5 albums in the entire world. She is a strong advocate for women and youth, one of the few artists in Nigeria that have evolved into a brand and has kept a good reputation with the press and fans. She studied Acting and Production in Hollywood. She has 5 albums to her credit, has toured several Continents and has won many awards internationally and locally.
She is presently the Pastor for ELEVATE.