Sade

(Helen Folsade Adu)
singer, songwriter
Born: 1/16/1959
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

Grammy award-winning singer who moved to London from Nigeria after her parents divorced. While working as a fashion designer and model she performed with the band Pride. By 1984, she was leading the group Sade, which released hits like “Your Love Is King” and “Smooth Operator.” The album Diamond Life (1984) earned her a Best New Artist Grammy. Her other albums include Love Deluxe (1992), Stronger Than Pride (1988) and Promise (1985).


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