Mike Aremu with his band

Mike Aremu

Mike Aremu;  front runner of Nigerian world-class Saxophone players, a distinguished in his ability to draw from traditional Nigerian sounds to create a sound that represents both…

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Ayewa Adelakun

Joseph Adelakun

Joseph Adelakun; fondly called Ayewa, is a gospel singer, songwriter and televangelist. While still a moslem, Adelakun believes he heard the voice of Christ in his dream. This first spiritual…

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Okojie Benedicta

OKOJIE Benedicta; Stage name Benita, child gospel singer known for her several native hits. Born in 1988 in Ifako, Lagos, Benita, the second child of her parents, started her music career under…

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Dupe Solana

Dupe Solana

Dupe Solana; Multi lingua Gospel crusader. Dupe took to church songs to fight depression following the murder in 1960 of her policeman father. She recorded her first elpee in 1966 and it was…

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Sunny Okosun on album cover

Sunny Okosun

Sunny Okosun; Popular Nigerian musician who came into the local music scene in the mid 1960s with an eclectic style which blended highlife, pop and calypso with organised reggae. His African…

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odienye O'Mailey, a younger generation classical music singer tutored by Adam Fiberesima in 1994 here sings with a young Soprano singer.

Classical Music

Classical music is a cultivated or art music descended from western tradition. Usually depicting seriousness, this type of music, as opposed to most everyday music are often written in form of…

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Funmi Aragbaiye

Funmi Aragbaiye, music evangelist, was born and bred in Ondo State. The gospel artiste, in her own account, answered the call of God to minister through songs. Funmi grew up in a strictly…

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Fela Sowande

Fela Sowande was a Nigerian music composer of international renown, born 1905 in Oyo. His early musical training was from his father, Emmanuel Sowande and a veteran composer, Thomas Ekundayo…

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Josaih Jesse Ransome Kuti

Josiah Jesse Ransome Kuti; Hymnist and 19th Century African missionary in the Yoruba country. He is the patriarch of the Ransome-Kuti family of Nigeria, which produced distinguished personalities…

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Ekundayo Phillips

Ekundayo Phillips was a Musicologist and composer, renowned as a doyen of Nigerian church music. Ekundayo was born in 1884 to an Anglican priest, Rev. Charles Phillips. After his training at the…

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