Ghana-based Cameroonian chromatic xylophone virtuoso, Obase-Aboli Namolongo is a contemporary pan-African singer, songwriter, composer and entertainer brandishing his soothing traditional … More
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The Afro-Funk star, born in London, raised between Lagos and the UK, now living in New York stayed longer than usual in Lagos this year due to COVID-19 and said, “it has turned out to be a blessing.”
Lagos-based curator, Kennii Ekundayo will be joining 119 other international partners to participate in this year’s 41st edition. “Pandemic-Pandemonium!” is centred on the collective response of Africans living in Africa to some of the prevalent issues that threaten humankind — racial discrimination, violence against women and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 1950s saw the desecration of the Osun-Osogbo Grove and prohibited actions like fishing, hunting and felling of trees in the grove took place until the abuse was stopped by Osogbo people with the participation of Susanne Wenger.
Photos invoke sadness, love, joy, the past are we trying to run away from, good times, great people and the annoying ones, anticipation, never forgetting lots and lots of dearly departed, making Photography a potpourri of emotions for us all, an emotion in my opinion sometimes worth pursuing.
“The African must be able to tell his/her story, mainly from the African eye using Photography and history not just for those here and around today but with the ultimate aim of reaching out to generations unborn. A people with the knowledge of their own HISTORY are proud people. Africa is contributing its part in the information highway and with the internet at our disposal, there’s never a better time to do so.”
The ten songs on this playlist are selected from his extensive discography, some recorded in the studio and others live.
Last February, he won the Best RnB/Soul Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration awards at the TunesLiberia Music Awards, confirming his status as one of Liberia’s top artists.
Olatuja’s third album, Lagos Peppersoup features Angélique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves (nine Grammy Awards between both artists)
Fufu, his debut album with BANTU (a band that features his brother Ade Odukoya, popularly known as Ade BANTU) was released in 2000.