Tolu Adepegba, affectionately known as “LadyT” is a multiple award winning radio and live event presenter with over a decade in the music industry.
She hosted the flagship & prime time show, “Gospel Drive” on the UK’s number 1 christian radio station, Premier Gospel for 7yrs, which had an average listnership of 765k listeners per week.
Lady T kickstarted her career in radio at the age of 22 when she responded to a call for volunteers at her college’s new radio station. Being naturally curious, Lady T went along with a couple of friends and before long, (unbeknownst to her), began to immerse herself in what would eventually become her future career.
Despite a growing passion for radio, Lady T went on to study Music and Media Management at London Metropolitan University hoping to work in record label management. After University, Lady T secured an internship at MTV as a production assistant, where she gained skills in TV production and management. However her mentor, DJ Gary G Smith, noticing the young lady’s talents, asked Lady T to become a broadcasting assistant at BBC Radio Oxford’s new Urban Gospel experience show.
After a year of working behind the scenes, Lady T became the show’s co-presenter / producer – gracing the airwaves for another four years until 2013. It was in this year, Lady T joined the national broadcaster – Premier Gospel taking over the reins as presenter for the popular drive time show.
With her infectious personality and fantastic sense of humour, T rapidly grew in popularity with the audience and soon became co-host of the flagship Saturday Breakfast show, broadcasting on both Premier Gospel and Premier Christian radio stations.
During this time, Lady T has interviewed Gospel greats including Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin and Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child, Mary Mary, Letitia Wright, David Oyelowo to name a few.
She has also hosted numerous high profile events including the Wise Women Awards, Premier Gospel Awards, Thy Kingdom Come in Trafalgar Square for Archbishop of Cantebury, Tasha Cobbs Charles Jenkins & so on.
Her passion for gospel music and love of people shines through; which has led to Lady T winning some awards including Gospel Touch Awards (Best On Air Personality) in 2014 and Wise Woman Award (Woman in Media) – Nominated. She was also nominated for a UK Entertainment award for best show amongst mainstream contenders and the only female in the category.
She is the founder of ‘Kandid Podcast with LadyT’, which was nominated for a prestigious Jerusalem awards and came 2nd runner up.
Inspired by ‘failure’ yes, in the fair Lady’s own words – “failure pushes me to fully pursue & reach my goals. Failure is not an option”, when she is not blessing the masses with her dulcet tones, T loves nothing more than fuelling her passion for fast cars and globe-trotting (she has travelled to Kenya, America, Malta, Nigeria, Dubai, Spain, Greece & so on.
In addition to radio and TV presenting, Lady T’s services also including being a guest panelist, event host, voice over work and music & media consulting.