Naima Adedapo


Date Of Birth

October 5, 1984


Naima Adedapo is a Top 13 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. Born in Maywood, Illinois, she auditioned in Milwaukee. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, she taught African dance and hip-hop in the past 14 years, and was also part of reggae band RAS Movement with her husband. Prior to joining the show she performed janitorial duties at the Summerfest in Milwaukee. She was also a finalist in the MTV series Making the Band. She was eliminated during the second Top 11 week, alongside Thia Megia.

TOP 24: "Summertime" by Abbie Mitchell
WILD CARD: "For All We Know" by Hal Kemp
TOP 13: "Umbrella" by Rihanna
TOP 12: "What's Love Got To Do With It" by Tina Turner (bottom 3)
TOP 11 (FIRST): "Dancing in the Street" by Martha and the Vandellas
TOP 11 (SECOND): "I'm Still Standing" by Elton John (eliminated)

Place of Birth

Maywood, IL

Birth Name

Naima Adedapo



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