Sally Nyolo hails from the South of Cameroon. She was born in the Eton Land, in the small village of Eyen-Meyong, near the town of Tala, in the Lékié Region. She left Cameroon at the age of 13 to settle in Paris.
Sally Nyolo joined the group Zap Mama in 1993 and went on to produce several solo recordings earning her a degree of stardom in Europe, America and Africa. Sally Nyolo has since returned to her native Cameroon where she hopes to develop the local music scene. In 2006, Sally Nyolo released her most ambitious project so far, “Studio Cameroon”, which focuses on little-known musicians from her homeland.