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Why Adewale Ayuba Could Be Considered As The Most Innovative And Most Educated Fuji Musician

Adewale Ayuba a.k.a Mr. Johnson Background Of Fuji Music Fuji music is Yoruba indigenous music that has its origins in Yoruba Islamic music. It was created through Islamic Quranic citations. That is why Fuji music would be hard to enjoy without the Quranic citations. Thus, the tradition of Fuji music stipulates that one does not need many educational skills before one can be a Fuji musician.

  10 months ago ago
Why Adewale Ayuba Could Be Considered As The Most Innovative And Most Educated Fuji Musician

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5 Evergreen Yoruba Musicians That Can Never Be Forgotten In History

1.Abibu Oluwa: He was one of the first performers of Sakara music in Nigeria.This type of music is a praised song the uses only traditional Yoruba instruments, such as Goje violin and Sakara drum.Sakara music, has influence on others genres, such as Juju and Nigerian Hip Hop.

  1 year ago ago
5 Evergreen Yoruba Musicians That Can Never Be Forgotten In History

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Fuji Artist, Shanko Rasheedi’s Family Is Beautiful, See Lovely Photos of his wife and adorable kids

The story of the origins of Fuji is not one you’ll come by often, as it came into existence in a rather unusual way. Fuji music was highly disparaged when it was first broadcast, critics as “local music”. Barrister explained that Fuji music is in fact a combination of Apala, Sakara, Juju, Aro, Afro, Gudugudu and Highlife. In addition to being inspired by these different genres, Barrister also mixed in beats from a Yoruba musical instrument called the Sakara drum. Foreign musical instruments used by Ju

  2 years ago ago
Fuji Artist, Shanko Rasheedi’s Family Is Beautiful, See Lovely Photos of his wife and adorable kids

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Throwback Photo Of Popular Legendary 'Sakara' Musician Yusufu Olatunji

For many young Nigerians especially the Yorubas, you probably know his music but maybe do not know the man himself. This is actually likely as the man himself died way back in 1978 even though his music lives on many years after him. His name is Yusufu Olatunji.

  10 months ago ago
Throwback Photo Of Popular Legendary 'Sakara' Musician Yusufu Olatunji

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Meet Yusuf Olatunji, Nigerian Sakara drum player, who popularized the sakara music style.

Yusuf Olatunji, also known as Baba Legba or Baba L’Egbaa (1905 -1978), was a Nigerian Sakara drum player, who popularized the sakara music style. He was purportedly born in 1905 or 1906 in a village called Gbegbinlawo in Ogun State in south-western Nigeria, although there are still doubts about the location of his birth. His mid-life conversion to Islam boosted his career in Yoruba music. He was born a Christian and he hailed from Iseyin in Oyo State. He was formerly known as Joseph Olatunji. He started h

  2 years ago ago
Meet Yusuf Olatunji, Nigerian Sakara drum player, who popularized the sakara music style.

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Remembering late Ayinla Omowura after 40 years: Why Traditional Music Is Dying

If upcoming musicians understanding the proverb that says, “A river that forgets its source often dries up,” they will not allow traditional music genre to fade away. Why traditional music genres are vanishing with young people not showing an interest? Who is to blame? Unarguably, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s genre, Afrobeat is well embraced by youngsters, why are upcoming artistes shun Apala, Fuji, Juju, Sakara etc, to play hip hop? These are some critical questions that crave for answers. GISTMONTSER write

  2 years ago ago
Remembering late Ayinla Omowura after 40 years: Why Traditional Music Is Dying

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"My Family didn't support my musical journey at first"- King Sunny Ade

Nigerian Afropop singer Sunday Adeniyi popularly known as Sunny Ade, says his family didn’t support his decision to be a musician, because only unserious people at the time chose music as a career. The popular singer made this known when he visited Temidara Onafuye, his nine-year-old fan, in Lagos on Sunday. Onafuye, a primary school pupil who is based in North Carolina, USA, visited Nigeria for the Christmas and New Year and said she wanted to see the musician. While answering questions from his young fa

  2 years ago ago

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My Past, Present and Future: King Sunny Ade grants no-holds barred interview with 9-year-old girl

King Sunny Ade (KSA) revealed that he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.  The 73-year-old foremost Juju singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist disclosed this in Lagos when he met a nine-year-old fan, Temidara Onafuye. Onafuye, a primary school pupil based in North Carolina, USA, visiting Nigeria for the Christmas and New Year, had said she craved to see Sunny Ade because of her love for

  2 years ago ago
My Past, Present and Future: King Sunny Ade grants no-holds barred interview with 9-year-old girl

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‘I Bought My First Guitar When I Was 16 years Old’, Sunny Ade Inspires 9 yr Old

King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music. The 73-year-old foremost Juju singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist disclosed this in Lagos when he met a nine-year-old fan, Temidara Onafuye. Onafuye, a primary school pupil based in North Carolina, USA, visiting Nigeria for the Christmas and New Year, had said she craved to see Sunny Ade because of her love for his music.

  2 years ago ago
‘I Bought My First Guitar When I Was 16 years Old’, Sunny Ade Inspires 9 yr Old