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Veteran Afro, Juju and Highlife Musicians in Nigeria part 4

#Dr. Orlando Owoh Orlando Owoh was popularly refered to as Chief Dr. Orlando Owoh. He started his career as a drummer and was hired by Kola Ogunmola Theatre Group to play drums and sing. After some year of apprenticeship and playing for various band, he formed the Omimah Band...

Veteran Afro, Juju and Highlife Musicians in Nigeria part 3

#Bobby Benson Bernard Olabinjo popularly known as Bobby” Benson also played influencial role in the Nigerian music scene in early years, his song “Taxi Driver|” was a classic hit. He was one of the pioneer of nigerian highlife music along with his band and also impacted the evolution of...

Veteran Afro, Juju and Highlife Musicians in Nigeria part 2

#Sir Victor Uwaifo Prof. Sir Victor Uwaifo was not just a musician, he was a sculptor and musical instrument inventor. He began playing the guitar at an early age and his music was influenced by Spanish and Latin American music. While he was in school, he was a band member...

Veteran Afro, Juju and Highlife Musicians in Nigeria part 1

In the early 1990s Hip-Hop music wasn’t as popular as they are now in Nigeria, Most of our parents and elders during that time were entertained by pure Afro-juju and highlife music, which usually were live performances with a band and musical instruments. Afro-juju and highlife music was borne...

6 Tips to become a successful independent artist

Not artists would end up being signed to a record label but you could still succeed being an independent artist if you work hard at it. Now is the time for independent artists to positions themselves for success in today’s music industry. But how can you give yourself a better...

5 Legendary Nigerian female singer of all time

The Nigerian music industry over the past years has revolved and Nigerian music has risen to a height of international recognition. We cannot tell the story of this great achievement by our music celebrities without giving reference to the struggles of the early years because they paved way for...

5 Upcoming Artist that rock spotlight as 2020 goes to an end

Unlike every other year, 2020 has been a different ball game for music artists and the Nigerian music industry. Many people and business were affected by the COVID 19 pandemic and then came the Natiowide #EndSARS protest. For a while the industry was in a state of stagnancy because...

The story of Fela Anikulapo you were never told – part 2

The Ransome’s family were radical activist, His mother Funmilayo was an activist for women and fought against tax on women, representation of women in local government and she also participated in the struggle for Nigerian independence. Beko Ransome-Kuti fought as an opposition against military rule. Fela live was a...