King Sunny Adé – Long Live the King

This day ( September 22, 1946), in Ondo, Nigeria, is born Sunday Adeniyi a.k.a King Sunny Adé, a performer of Yoruba Nigerian jùjú music.

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Wikipedia : This day ( September 22, 1946), in Ondo, Nigeria, is born Sunday Adeniyi a.k.a King Sunny Adé, a performer of Yoruba Nigerian jùjú music.

@allmusic : He is the undisputed king of juju music, the dance-inspiring hybrid of western pop and traditional African music with roots in the guitar tradition of Nigeria. 

@ allmusic : Although he’s yet to equal the success that he enjoyed with his early-’80s albums and American tours,

@last.fm : He is known as the Minister of Enjoyment. Beginning with Juju Music, Ade began gaining a wide following as Mango Records, a subsidiary of Island Records, released his albums. He was soon billed as the African Bob Marley, and headlined concerts in the US. Soon after,

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