French-Nigerian singer-songwriter who was simply nominated for the 2011 Feminine Artist of the entire year award on the French Music Honours. She went to Peter King’s College of Music, where she discovered how exactly to play electric guitar in only half a year. Her stage name, Asa, means “Hawk” in Yoruba. She was created Bukola Elemide in Paris. She was raised with three brothers. She cites Erykah Badu as an enormous influence on her behalf music.