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Efua Baker

Efua Baker
Birth name Efua Baker
Born c. 1967
Ghana
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, fitness expert, personal trainer
Labels Virgin

Efua Baker (born c. 1967[1] in Ghana[1]) is a British celebrity fitness expert and trainer who also had a music career in the 1990s.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Career

In 1993 Baker, then known as just Efua, released three singles: "Down Is the Drop" (UK #87,[2] AUS #122[3]), "Strawberry Boy", and "Somewhere" (UK #42,[4] AUS #16[5]). An album, Dream Juice (AUS #140[6]), was released in June 1993.[1]

Prior to releasing her own music, Efua worked as a model and a dancer, and appeared in a number of music videos for other artists,[7] including Clive Griffin's "The Way We Touch" and "Don't Make Me Wait", Lil Louis's "I Called U", and Soul II Soul's "A Dreams a Dream" (sic). In 1996, she appeared in Yazz's music video for "Good Thing Going".

Baker's best known work as a fitness expert was on the BBC One programme Fat Nation - the Big Challenge in late 2004.

Personal life

She is married to Soul II Soul frontsman Jazzie B.

References

  1. ^ a b c White, Timothy (1993-05-22). "'"Efua: The Sweet Science of a 'Dream. Billboard (New York, N.Y.: BPI Communications). Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Chart Histories > Efua".  
  3. ^ "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received 2014-06-17".  
  4. ^ "Official Charts Company > Efua". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  5. ^ "australian-charts.com > Efua - Somewhere (song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2008-12-17. 
  6. ^ "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received 2015-07-15".  
  7. ^ Wells, Chris (1993-01-30). "Drop Shop". Echoes (Ipswich, Suffolk, UK: East Anglian Daily Times). Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-10-02. 

External links

  • EfuaBaker.com
  • (YouTube.com)Efua - Somewhere,


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