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Read what Happened to the man that sang "Identity".

Every Child born and raised in the South-south region of Nigeria must have heard the song "Identity" . But it only takes the explanation of a learned and aged person for you to fully know the man behind that beautiful old song.

King(Dr.) Chief Oliver De Coque was his name. He was a Nigerian guitarist and one of Africa's most prolific recording artists. As a singer, songwritter and record producer he sang most of the dance- inspiring Igbo highlife. Infact, when you check the playlist of any politician in South-south, you will definitely çome across his song.

Oliver De Coque was born on 14th April 1947 in Ezinifite, Nnewi South Anambra State. He joined his ancestors later in June 20th 2008 leaving us with the sounds of his beautiful old school hits.

Apart from the fact that he played on Prince Nico Mbarga's album, "Sweet mother". He also left us with some of the greatest old school beats of all time. They include hits like "Biri ka Mbiri", "Ana Enwe", "People's Club of Nigeria" ,Nempi social Club and others.

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Ezinifite Nigeria Nigerian Nnewi South Anambra State Oliver De Coque


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