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.
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,
Audio : Ja Funmi . Ori Mmi Maje N’te – 4 Song Medley . Sunny Ti De Ariya . Enia l’Asho Mi . Ibanuje Mon Iwon . Afai Bowon . E Dide E Mujo . Appreciation . Yoruba . Orisun Iye .
Video : Live In London (2012) . w/ His African Beats – Oluwa No’O Jeun Kan / Sijuade . Live In Lagos (2009) . Live In Atlanta . w/ The African Beats – (1984) . Ja Funmi (1983) .