Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele popularly known by his first name Oritse-Femi, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and performer best known for his remake of Fela Kuti’s “Double Wahala”. Oritsefemi, the third child of his mother, was born and raised in a polygamous family of 25 He hails from the itsekiri tribe of North Warri Delta state He briefly attended Mayday Secondary School in Ikoyi and switched to Tolu Primary School in Ajegunle due to his parents not being able to maintain the high cost of schooling in the affluent neighbourhood of Ikoyi He completed his elementary education at Army Children School. He attained his secondary school certificate from Randle Secondary School and applied to study law at Delta State University.
Oritse Femi spoke with Hiptv stating he would have loved nothing more than what he does presently ‘MUSIC’. The artist said his love for music is stronger than any other form of profession there might be, Oritse went on to tell Hiptv that he loves sport, plays basketball at his leisure and he is a proud supporter of Manchester United football club. When asked to make just one wish he said ‘’ I WISH I AM THE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA’’ Just a wish though, who knows? Wishes sometimes comes true.
The artist said he has a new management now, with Avatar, he said fans should expect more duets, as he is currently working on new videos too.