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One musician who makes massive difference in the African Nigerian Music Industry turned one and we want to go back on this memory with him. I’m in a reflective mood this morning as Gold turns 1. I know it’s only been a year but it feels like a lifetime of hard work hidden in my heart. I released it this day last year with a lot of uncertainty and nervousness and all I can say is God is good. I am not in this business to make disposable music, the goal is for our relationship to be timeless. For this…

Fela Anikulapo Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also professionally known as Fela Kuti and simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick. He has been called “superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend.” During the height of his popularity, he was often hailed as one of Africa’s most “challenging and charismatic music performers. Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria into an upper-middle-class family. His mother, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, was a feminist activist in the anti-colonial movement; his father, Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, an Anglican minister and school principal, was the first president of the Nigeria…

30th of July at the Landmark event centre was a night to remember. It was indeed an evening of intense worship as individuals were looking forward to the evening with the anointed and skilled worshipper, Onos Ariyo. The red carpet was rolled out and was scheduled to begin at 4:00pm. Several attendees started  coming in to grace the event and it was such a power packed event with an array of ministers including Soluchi, Olamide, with Freke Umoh as the Emcee, Ayo Vincent, Revd. Victor Atenaga, Preye, Tim Godfrey and the host Onos. The Album launch began in a sizzle…