Oteya Willibard
Windhoek, Windhoek West, Namibia
Last online: 3 years ago
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Oteya (Daphne Willibard) was a member of Gal-Level and is now back as a solo act.‘Oteya’ means ‘shes Coming’ is derived from african name ‘Talamondjilaoteya’.
Her sound is upbeat Afrofusion.
Oteya released her debut solo single ‘Ethimbo’ which means ‘its time’.(April 2014)

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Oteya is produced and managed by continental music proCareer Ogopa-butterfly a Department of Ogopa-deejays. Ogopa Deejays are a Kenyan music production team and record label formed in the late 1990s which gained regional fame and popularity due to standards of their production work; in East, central and Southern Africa. Today Ogopa-deejays is one of the most recognised music label in Africa

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here is a bit of history on Daphne willibards long jouruney to Oteya

Gal Level is an award-winning R&B girl duo from Windhoek, Namibia, made up of Daphne Willibard (1 April 1981) and Frieda Haindaka (1 February 1984). They are very popular in Southern Africa, and other African countries. They are produced and managed by continental music proCareer Ogopa-butterfly a Department of Ogopa-deejays. Ogopa Deejays are a Kenyan music production team and record label formed in the late 1990s which gained regional fame and popularity due to standards of their production work; in East, central and Southern Africa. Today Ogopa-deejays is one of the most recognised music label in Africa
The duo have lived together for 8 years in Windhoek city. They started their career late in the 90s as members of the hip hop group Dungeon Family. The grouped released one album in 2000 before it broke up. After Dungeon Family broke up, the girls reconnected with Sula in 2003 who was their manager of Dungeon Family. Sula eventually signed them to his record label, Ogopa-Butterfly Entertainment.
Under Ogopa-Butterfly The girls released their first single “Shake It” in mid-2004, which created them a buzz and reintroduced them to mainstream music fans. The song also earned them comparison to Destiny’s Child and a Performance at 2007 Chanel O music awards. Their second single '“Go Back to Her” was also successful; it earned them a Channel O nomination; A first for Namibian artists. The two songs songs became street anthems during 2004 and 2005 and won separate awards at the Sanlam-NBC Music Awards. Gal-level has thus far emerged as the most successful female Group in Namibia , this also Paved way for other Namibian artist . Gal level has performed in south Africa, Malawi,Tanzania ,Kenya ,Uganda Angola, and Benin to mention a few.
Awards

2005
Sanlam-NBC Music Awards
Best New Comer
Best R&B
2006
Sanlam-NBC Music Awards
Best Group
Best R&B
Namibian Music Awards
Best Group
Best R&B
Best female vocalist
Channel O Music Video Awards
Best New Comer (nominated)
Best Afro-pop (nominated)

2007
Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Group – (nominated)
2008
Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Southern (nominated)
Best R&B Video[4]
Kora Awards
Best Female Group Southern Africa –(nominated)
2009
MAMAs (MTV Africa Music Awards)
Best Group
2011
Namibian Annual music awards
Best group
Best female artist of the year
Best Collaboration
Best Album
Gal Level to take five-year break
The female duo were set to release a final album before taking a five-year recording break, The break intended to give the Girls time for their their private lives; though they would still continue with performances.
An unexpected turn of events occurred when frieda Haindaka left Ogopa-butterfly for another music label, in 2013 releasing an album in the same year.

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