Igbo highlife music is a hybrid of highlife and traditional Igbo music. It began in the 1950s in Nigeria's then-Eastern Region. The music is primarily guitar-based, with a unique blend of saxophone and vocal melodies. Igbo highlife lyrics are mostly sung in Igbo, with a dash of Pidgin English.
Popular Igbo highlife musician, Obi Okwudili Casimir,well known as Voombastic Uncle P, has pass away. The demise of the popular musician was disclosed by music executive, Soso Soberekon,via his verified instagram account on Tuesday night. "Rest in peace Voombastic Uncle P..what a day", he wrote.