Dayo and Kenny Ogungbe


There is no denying that Nigerian Afrobeat is fashioned after American popular music. When Majek Fashek, a musician from the old bloc came back to Nigeria after a while, he confessed to “watch…

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first commercial bus in Lagos, 1950

Lagos (City)

LAGOS refers to the urban area called Metropolitan Lagos, which includes both the islands of the former municipality of Lagos and the main surburbs. On December 12, 1991, the city of Lagos seized…

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Brymo- Nigerian alternative songs artiste


Ashimi Olawale; songwriter and rapper, known as Brymo.  An only child, Brymo grew up in Okokomaiko, Lagos, a fairly nice neighbourhood and a mixed environment of peoples in different economic…

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Seun Kuti

Oluwaseun Anikulapo Kuti, simply called Seun Kuti, was born 11th January 1983, to legendary afrobeat musician, Fela Kuti. Seun is the youngest of Fela’s sons. He grew up around music and…

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Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage, Afro pop singer was born in Lagos in February 1980 as the youngest and the only girl among male siblings. At the age of eleven, she was moved with family to London, where as a fresh…

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