On-Air-Personality Tosyn Bucknor popularly known as Area Mama
Tosyn Bucknor was born in Lagos. She studied at Queens’ College, University of Lagos (Law) and Nigerian Law School.
She grew up writing plays, stories, songs and more and loved Literature-In-English in school.
While in the University, Tosyn got on radio, co-hosting Fanta Fun Hour with Lakeside. She also worked briefly at atunda ENT.
After Law School, Tosyn served in Port Harcourt, teaching at ACMGS Elelenwo, and then took a year off after service year, working at Terra Kulture while working on her manuscripts, writing for Guardian Newspaper and recording a few songs.
She then worked on various television shows like ‘Citi Sistas’, ‘My Mum and I’, ‘About to Wed’, ‘Amstel Malta Box Office’ seasons 2 -5, ‘Apprentice Africa’ and more.
She continued blogging, writing for newspapers, magazines and television, recording music and starting a networking company called ‘s.h.a.r.e’.
She released a few singles (‘First’ and ‘Hidden Motives’) in that period.
Her company also worked on various projects like the M.I Album Launch, Halloween Night with Knighthouse, and various Jeans for Genes Sickle Cell Project events.
Tosyn got a job with Top Radio 90.9 in 2009 and began hosting ‘Top of the Morning with Tosyn Bucknor’ from 6 to 11am, Mondays to Fridays; one of the top three morning shows in Nigeria and picking up nominations and awards
Currently, she works on radio, television, and is now released the visuals for her single “Fimisile”, the video was shot sometime last year, she tells a story
of her having a bad day with this one.
Directed by Nodash, enjoy the video below: