Osasuyi Esosa, better known by her stage name Liora, hails from Edo State, NIGERIA . Born in Jos and grew up in different parts of Nigeria, thus her multi – cultural talent. As the 6th child of the family, she began her musical journey from the children’s choir at the age of 5. She has also helped to stir many choir and groups to notable heights while studying at Enugu State University of Science & Technology, Liora joined a fellowship (NIFES). As a member of inspiration – NIFES, she had the opportunity of taking lead roles and as such was very instrumental in the release of the group’s first Album “HE IS MY GOD”, most of the songs including Album Title was written by Liora and Pastor Steve Okeke which was produced by Oke Oku and Nuel Jo.
She alongside others like Ify, Nkechi, Gloria, Lewa formed a group called the Royal Connection.
In March 2008, Liora decided to launch her solo – album titled “Virtue” with hit single “Kelechukwu” and several others. Virtue which means character in this context admonishes us on how to live our lives as Christians and even as non Christians in order to achieve God’s purpose in our lives. The album was produced by Cobhams, pitch and shaba-ark. The completely versatile album embraced different styles like R&B, Soul, Contemporary African beats etc.
Liora is an inspirational songwriter and performer who inspire those who listen to her. She has performed alongside Cobhams, Wole Oni (producer of Midnight Crew), Victor Atenaga and others.
Liora is also two time winner of the Prestigious South South Music Awards, winning the award for Best Gospel Female Artiste 2010 and also Best Gospel Artiste 2012 respectively.
In her Philanthropic gesture, She is the C.E.O of Miragold International. A non-governmental organization that caters for the needy and less privilege in the society.
She is presently working on her new album entitled “Virtue Reloaded” which “promises to be an even bigger blast as it features world class Gospel Ministers among them is World Renowned Pianist Adlan Cruz. The single is expected to be released later this year. Watch this space.
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