Oluwaseun Omolara Oni popularly known as SAEON cannot be classified as an average Nigerian artiste with her powerful vocals neither can she termed a newbie in the Nigerian music industry as she has been around for a while even though she went on a long hiatus.
Saeon was born and bred in Lagos, though her ancestral origin races to Oyo state which explains the reason for her signature intro in every of her song, “Omo Ibadan Saeon”. She had her elementary education in Nigeria moving from Lagos to Osun state for her primary and secondary education respectively before heading to Babcock University to study International Studies and History.
Saeon grew up in a music loving family and right from when she was 13, she had always known she would be a musician with the kind of influences that surrounded her; listening to the likes of Brandy, TLC and Whitney Houston while growing up.
She recorded a couple of demos while in high school and in 2012, she went professional releasing a cover to Brymo’s hit single “Ara”. That cover shot her into the hall of recognition as the song got endorsed by Brymo himself live on air. Moving on, she released a new single with Flowssick and there and then, she took a break for her MBA in London majoring in International Studies at the University of Warwick.
Done schooling, Saeon returned to Nigeria in 2013 with high hopes of continuing where she stopped although she claims she is starting all over again not to get carried away.
With hit singles like Bust my brain featuring General Pype and Boogie Down featuring Wizkid massively gaining airplays, she is signed to Baseline Entertainment- an entertainment outfit headed by Howie T, the label boats of a team of creative and passion driven individuals.
With plans and hardwork, a blueprint schedule has been laid for Saeon which is presently operating and in a time sooner than expected, she believes it turns out good for her.
Determined not to leave any stone unturned, Saeon has gone to define her fashion style as “sexy and tomboy”; the tomboy trait existing right from her childhood days.
Recently her love life caused a sort of buzz in the media as she was rumoured to be dating Uti Nwachukwu, winner of BBA 2009, a story she reputedly denied thus: “Uti and I are good friends from way back; he has always been there supporting ”
Passionate about her craft, Saeon isn’t scared of the male dominated industry as she is opined that females are gradually pulling up to equal males. Although she doesn’t want to be seen as a feminist, Saeon is a strong supporter of gender equality.