Dayo and Kenny Ogungbe

Afrobeat

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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Tu Face Idibia

Innocent Idibia

Innocent Idibia; Popular Nigerian musician. Born September 8, 1975 in Jos  into a middle-class family in which he is second of four boys, Innocent Idibia had a modest upbringing, Michael Idibia,…

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Dr. Christopher Kolade

Christopher Olusola Kolade

Christopher Olusola Kolade; described by his biographer as  a subject that embodies the healthier, sterner, firmer fibre of the nation’s soul, Kolade was from 2002 to 2007 the Nigerian High…

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Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo; R&B singer. Born on 20 January 1981 to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother, Dakolo was raised by his grandmother, who died while he was in Lagos for Idols West Africa. He…

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Charly Boy Oputa

Charles Oputa

Charles Oputa; Nigerian eccentric entertainer, often appearing with a scarf tied round his neck, nose and eyelids pierced and fixed with big earrings. Oputa, the first son of Chukwudifu Oputa,…

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Soul singer Nigeria, Cobhams Asuquo, producer of many Nigerian Soul singers

Soul Music

Soul is the urbanized Rhythms and Blues style of music which had come to be identified with the black American music movement of the mid-20th Century. In the late 1960s, the philosophies of Martin…

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Sade Adu performing on stage

Sade Adu

Helen Folashade Adu, popularly known as Sade Adu was born 16th January 1959, in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, to Adebisi Adu a lecturer economics, of Yoruba descent and Ann Hayes, an English district…

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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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Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, the Afro Hip hop singer called Wizkid or Wizzy was born 16 July 1990 in Lagos into a large family of three wives and six children. Being the last and only boy, his father…

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Bankole Wellignton

is a Nigerian R&B artist born 27 March, 1981 to migrant parents in United States who returned to Nigeria in 1986. After secondary education in Nigeria, he moved back to the United States on a…

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