Photographer: Cy Davison of Beyond Reach Media
Genres: World music, Soul, Pop, EDM, Euro, Futuristic electronica, Electro pop, Afro Beat, R&B, Broadway influences | Singer- Songwriter & Producer
Photographer: Stacey Oluchi Photography
Influences: Sade, Tiwa Savage, J LO, Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Diana Ross, Paula Abdul, Grace Jones, Madonna, Tina Turner, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga and Brandy.
House of Blues Dallas | Photographer: James Curtis Jr.
Event Types: Concerts, Music Art Festivals, Broadway, Television, Film & Movies, Commercial TV Ads, Weddings, Receptions, Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Cocktail Parties, Private Parties, Private Events & Holiday Parties.
JA’DAKU Body of Work
Originally from Dallas, Texas, JA'DAKU is 1st generation Nigerian- American. After graduating from Texas Woman's University, she moved to New York and Los Angeles to work and train professionally for more than 10 years while performing in U.S and Japan Tours, Off Broadway shows and many stage concerts.
Dance: Broadway Dance Center NYC, Sue Samuels, Steps NYC, Debbie Reynolds Legacy Studios Los Angeles and Powerhouse of Dance Dallas.
Singing: Dr. Katherine Noone, Broadway’s Joan Barber and Oscar Williams, Executive Director of Music and Fine Arts at The Potter’s House. Currently, JA’DAKU sings in The Potter’s House Choir as an Alto.
Theatre: John Gould Rubin, Lisa Renee Pitts from Straight Outta Compton, Cynthia Martino from Martin, Friends and Criminal minds and Ayoka Lawson, Artistic Director of Arts & Music at The Potter’s House. Currently JA’DAKU acts in The Potter’s House Theatre Ministry.
On Camera/Commercial Acting: Tasha Smith from Tyler Perry’s “Why did I get married?” and Fox series “Empire” of Tasha Smith Actors Workshop and Theresa Bell of T Bell Studio in Dallas.
Sundance Film Festival winner 2013 Starring: Danai Gurira of Black Panther
Mother of George Bridesmaid cast with Yaya DaCosta from Top Model Cycle 3
My full Scene for “The Light " production that aired on BET at the Potter's house for Easter Sunday
Nanny Episode 18 Season 13
Halloween 3D Special Zombie Dancer
Washed Series on Amazon Prime
Acting & Commercial Reel
Dreamgirls Japan Tour Interview
2 Face Idibia & T Pain | Afrimma Awards 2014 | Eisemman Center | Principal Dancer
Afrimma awards Nigerian International Artists: Rema, Flavour, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Iyana, Phyno Fino, Fally Ipupa, Teddy A, 2 Face Idibia and choreographer Kaffy Oluwatoyin Shafau and assistant choreographer Jennifer Akabue (JA’DAKU).
“Supreme Tartuffe” Off Broadway Tony award winner Andre’ De Shields and “Love Boat” Ted Lange
Choreographed by Jennifer Akabue (JA’DAKU) for the 1st Gen. project with HBO “Insecure” Yvonne Orgi and Emmy award winner & Producer Erin Cherry.
Cast of 1st Gen. project with HBO “Insecure” Yvonne Orgi and produced by Emmy Award winner Erin Cherry.
Breach ft. Kellis-The Key (Dancer)
Dart Transit Ad on Billboard & on “American way” magazine
Two Wives: Nollywood II, 2010 | Artist: Mickalene Thomas | HK Art Advisory + Projects New York | Portrait displayed at RocNation Label Headquarters NYC
Radio Station Interview
97.9 The Beat radio Interview with Jazze
I AM Royalty radio with Hollywood Hernandez and ShaVonda with a V interview