Nil Karaibrahimgil (born 17 October, 1976 in Ankara), also popularly known as simply Nil, is a well known Turkish singer and composer. Nil's passion and admiration for music stems from her father; Suavi Karaibrahimgil, who is also a musician although he is not currently active in the Turkish music industry.
In 2000, she graduated from Boğaziçi University
with a degree in International Relations
. She also further received the Crystal Apple
prize award twice, which recognized her achievements in advertising
, which she studied as a minor. Besides academic success, Nil has found fortune in the Turkish music
scene. Many of her songs deal with love
Early musical success
Up to 2007, Nil has managed to release 3 successful albums along with several singles of her own here and there. In 2002, her debuting album titled, "Nil Dünyası
" managed to bring her into the spotlight with hits that include, "Kek" and "XL". Two years later, Nil managed to follow up with another album called, "Nil FM
" which also managed to see similar success as that of her first album. Some of the hit singles released from that album include, "Gitme Yoksa…", "Akbaba", "Ben Aptal Mıyım?" and "Bronzlaşmak" as well.
Tek Taşımı Kendim Aldım
In 2006, Nil would go on to release her 3rd album called, "Tek Taşımı Kendim Aldım
". The album managed to bring Nil with some further success with hits including, "Pırlanta", "Peri" and of course, "Organize İşler Bunlar". All of the three singles from this album managed to easily top most Turkish charts, which is quite a success considering that the Turkish music industry is a quite competitive one.
In late 2006, Nil released a single called, "Yaş 18" (Age 18) which is one of the two tracks she recorded for the soundtrack of the Turkish movie Sınav
(Exam). Both the movie and the song deal with the pressure Turkish students face preparing for matriculation
, as well as angst from coming of age
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