Toyin Adekale (born 21 December 1963) aka Toyin Fofana, often known simply as Toyin, is a British Lovers rock singer.
Adekale first had success as a member of London reggae band The Instigators, which also featured Mafia & Fluxy. She topped the British reggae charts with her single "It's You". She went on to form the group Pure and Simple, also managing the group. She was one of a number of reggae artists to contribute to the British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal, singing on the "Let's Make Africa Green Again" charity single in 1985. Her debut solo album, Love 'N' Leather, was released in 1985.
She had a combination hit in 1995 with Daddy Screw with "Man With The Agony".
Toyin Adekale is the first British female to perform on the UK Reggae Sunsplash first indoor event at Wembly Arena in 1985.
First British female reggae artist to perform live on BBC's Ebony 1985.
Interview the late Cedeller Brooker aka BOB MARLEY'S mother 1996
Performed for the former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, at the oil summit at the Hilton, Mayfair, London Commission for an audience of with the late Sierra Leonian President Momoh Pujeh Performed for Prince Charles by commission of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Palace
CEO Talithavoices Vocal Agency and Label. Provider vocal services by way of arrangements, direction and presentation for Soul II Soul; Maxi Priest; Imagination; Cliff Richard; Dennis Brown; Gregory Issacs; Total Contrast; Gabrielle; Carmel; London Community Gospel Choir; Frankie Paul; Sanchez...
Shared the stage in her own right with Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, Barry White,
Her second album, From Me To You, was recorded in Jamaica with Steely & Clevie. Her latest album, I'll Be Moving On, was released in 2005.
Currently singing motivational and inspirational songs and public speaker. Current album "No Fear" released in the States.
New single "With You I"m Born Again" available on iTunes. Toyin Adekale can be seen frequently on TBN in the United States, and has also performed on Dr Bobby Jones Show in New Orleans.
She now lives in the United States where she runs a real estate company.