60 years after, Ilara-Epe savours kingship rituals
For indigenes of Ilara, Epe, the rituals that come with installing the community’s king is not what they were familiar with until weeks back.
Second Coming of Liberian Voice, Kanvee
The event was the official launch of Daar Music Global, which also witnessed the formal unveiling of Liberia’s Kanvee Adams as the first artiste on the label...
Music Through The Ages: How Old Births The New
Once upon a time, highlife was the music. The names of artists of old who thrilled audiences at parties and homes, include: Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya, Bobby Benson, Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, Orlando Owoh, Cardinal Jim Rex Lawson, Oliver DeCoque, Sir Warrior and his Oriental Brothers, and many more. There were some in other genres…
Lagos at 50... Eko and artistes are twins an a pod
Lagos and artistes are interwoven. From Bobby Benson, Victor Olaiya, Agu Norris, Rex Lawson, Tunde Nightingale, I.K Dairo, Herbert Ogunde, Victor Uwaifo, Ebenezer Obey, Sunny Ade, Baba Sala
Lagos agog as golden jubilee celebration ends with star-studded concerts
Lagos as the commercial nerve centre and entertainment hub not just for Nigeria, but sub-Saharan Africa, has been beehive with activities following the golden jubilee celebration of the State.
Evangelist Ebenezer Obey marks 75th birthday with music foundation and training institute
Yes, it did. Immediately I was born, my mother started taking me to church. My mother loved God so much and I grew up to see myself in the church. So, I was introduced to music from the church.
Praise Blast… Obey, Fasoyin, Midnight Crew, others thrill at theme pack
Last year ended with a celebrated gospel music concerts tagged Praise Blast, held at Hi Impact Planet Amusement Park on Km 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A total of 19 performers took to the best stage in the country on perhaps the largest.....
Music expert describes Yoruba language as very poetic
The music teacher listed King Sunny Ade, Ebenezer Obey, Victor Olaiya and a host of others, who had carved a niche for themselves in different Yoruba music genres all over the world.
King Sunny Ade at 70
Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, the legendary juju musician popularly known as King Sunny Ade deserves the four-month-long celebration of his 70th birthday which began ...