She became a singer with the two tone band The Selecter in the late 1970s.
When she decided to trace her birth parents in 1996 she found that her mother was living in Australia, her father was dead, and she was the eldest of 17 children. She has met her mother and her father's second wife, and found that her grandfather was King Samuel Adenle I of Oshogbo, who reputedly had 10 wives and 100 children.
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