Late King Oliver De Coque was a popular Nigerian Singer and Guitarist who is known for his exquisite interest in Igbo Highlife music.He is one of Africa's most prolific recording artist before his death at the age of 61.Many people especially Nigerians have also celebrated the late singer whose birthday is today.
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.
Yes, Indomie generation needs to step aside now as none of them (indomie generation) would know who Oliver De Coque was.For the benefit of those who don't know Oliver De Coque, I would be talking some few things about him in this article.Read below: "King Chief Oliver De Coque Oliver Sunday Akanite was a Nigerian guitarist and one of africa's most prolific recording artists.Oliver De Coque was a legendary high life singer until his demise in 2008.
The late King (Dr.) Chief Oliver De Coque (1947-2008) Oliver Sunday Akanite who was a phenomenal guitarist, a natural “born singer “ as his records showed, and one of Africa's most popular and creative recording artists.With no less than ninety-three albums to his name.
The real essence of life is the ability for one to touch the lives of many while he or she is alive because it is only on the yardstick that he or she will be remembered even after he or she passes on.Google has changed their doodle to honor one of the best High life musicians the country has ever produced who goes by the name Oliver De Coque.
Oliver De Coque was born on this day in 1947 in Nnewi South, Anambra State. He is famous as a Nigerian guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer, and one of Africa's most prolific recording artists. His real name is Oliver Sunday Akanite and he is well known for his style of music (Igbo highlife) all over the world. Some of his hit songs include Biri Ka Mbiri, Ana Enwe, Nnukwu Mmanwu, Identity, People's Club of Nigeria, nempi social club, and so on. He died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61. Recall that
king Chief Oliver De Coque Sunday Akanite before he died in 2008 was a Nigerian guitarist and one of Africa's most prolific recording artists.Oliver De Coque was born in April 14 1947 in Ezinifite in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.Chief Oliver Died i on 20th June 2008, Oliver had a sudden cardiac arrest which led to his death .
Those who never heard about Oliver de Coque, he was a Nigerian recording artist and guitarist born April 14, 1947.Oliver gave us many hit songs and he recorded fewer than 93 albums.If he were to be alive,he would have been 74 years today and this article is to let you know 10 quick facts you probably don't know about this great musician.
The Highlife music genre may have originated in Ghana; however, one cannot help but notice the mesmerizing nature of the Igbo style of the genre.Some of the Igbo legends of Nigerian highlife include (but not limited to) Chief Osita Osadebe and Oliver De Coque.
Not just Nigeria, but the world celebrates, remembers and pays tribute to Nigerian “Highlife King of Africa”, Oliver de Coque.Today which marks the birthday of the late musician, was celebrated in style by renowned search engine platform, Google.Using an art picture of the “Highlife King”, Google made a doodle illustration to pay tribute to one of the greatest musicians to come out of Africa.
Oliver De Coque also known as Oliver Sunday Akanite turns 74 today.The late Famous Nigerian guitarist popularly known as the Highlife King of Africa is been celebrated today by Google Doddle.The illustration for the Doddle was made by Lagos based Ohab TBJ.Ohab TBJ shared an image of the work on his Instagram handle saying "Ayyyeeeeeee, I illustrated a Google Doddle".
Google has designed a doodle for late Nigerian music legend, Oliver De Coque.Google designs these doodles to celebrate outstanding individuals.They had celebrated Christy Essien Igbokwe and other Nigerian legends and prominent individuals The Nigerian music legend released his debut album in 1977 and since then, released 93 albums before his death and he was still actively going for live performances before his health situation became complicated Oliver was famous for his guitar which he learnt from Piccolo, a popular guitarist from Congo and he had a live performance in London in 1973 This act from Google is a reminder on how legends should be treated and honoured.
Oliver Akanite popularly known as Oliver De Coque, was a Nigerian musician whose specialty of music dealt with high life music which is really prominent in the county.Oliver was trained by a guitar player known as Piccolo, a Congolese guitarist living in Nigeria at that time this was according to Wikipedia.
For Google to celebrate this Nigerian musician today, April 14, 2021, it means more than being a great musician to many other great things recorded under his name.In this article, I present to you, the popular Late Nigerian Guitarist and Vocalist, Chief Oliver de Coque who we are celebrating his 74 years old posthumous birthday today.
Veteran Nigerian guitarist becomes 74 today.Despite been dead for over 13 years, Google still honored Oliver De Coque by dedicating a brilliant doodle to him on his 74th birthday.Chief Dr. Oliver Sunday Akanite, popularly known as Oliver De Coque born on this day April 14, in 1947 and died on June 21, 2008, was a Nigerian highlife musician and guitarist, who hailed from Ezinifite, Nnewi South Local Government Area, Anambra State Nigeria.
Today is Oliver De Coque 74th birthday, checkout some of his photos before his death.Death is painful but the death of a man who brought joy and happiness to his country through his high Life music is more painful.Sometimes we wish death can be seen so that we can escape but God didn't allow it to be so.
Nigerian Highlife music legend, Oliver De Coque, has been today respected with a Google doodle in celebration of his 74th post mortem birthday.The Google doodle was made by Lagos-based craftsman, Ohab TBJ.Ohab shared the work of art on Instagram expressing it was a blessing from heaven, "Ayeeeeeeeeeeeee.
The acclaimed Nigerian guitarist turns 74 today.Google today praises Oliver De Coque by devoting a splendid doodle to him on his 74th birthday celebration.Lagos -based visitor craftsman Ohab TBJ shows the doodle.Chief (Dr.) Oliver De Coque is otherwise called Oliver Sunday Akanite delegated the "Highlife King of Africa," he is broadly adored as one of the mainland's most productive chronicle craftsmen.
Today’s Doodle, illustrated by Lagos-based guest artist Ohab TBJ, pays tribute to Nigerian musician Oliver de Coque on his 74th birthday.Crowned the “Highlife King of Africa,” he is widely revered as one of the continent's most prolific recording artists.Born on this day in 1947 in the small town of Ezinifite in southeastern Nigeria, Oliver Sunday Akanite first took up the guitar at a young age, and as a teenager, studied the traditional Igbo music of the region and Congolese soukous.
Amazing Nigerian guitarist and highlife performer, Oliver De Coque, has been respected with Google Doodle on his 74th post mortem birthday.The delineation for the doodle was made by Lagos-based Ohab TBJ.The artiste shared the picture of his work through his Instagram handle as he expressed that dealing with the undertaking is a blessing from heaven.