Tag: King Sunny Ade

YNaijaJuly 17, 2023

Timeless Classics and Unforgettable Anthems: The Old Cats Who Defined Nigerian Afrobeats

When we talk about the Nigerian Afrobeats scene, we can’t ignore the pioneers who paved the way for its global ...

YNaijaSeptember 21, 2022

Music legend King Sunny Ade has agreed to meet his alleged daughter, Ayeni

Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adeyeye, also known as King Sunny Ade, a legendary Nigerian musician and songwriter, has finally agreed to ...

YNaijaSeptember 20, 2022

Asake, Burna Boy, and Wizkid among other Nigerian artists feature on Billboard 200 album chart

When your art gets known around the world, as an artist, you tend to brag about it, and your fans ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 13, 2021

Iconic Onyeka Onwenu discusses rumoured affairs with Obasanjo, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti #WithChude

Being in the eye of the public sometimes comes with unfounded backlashes. For the iconic singer, actor, journalist, broadcaster and ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 21, 2021

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

For a country with numerous social issues, music is the one thing that manages to keep us sane. Every year, ...

musicblogOctober 1, 2017

[The Music Blog] Remembering King Sunny Ade’s call for unity, “Lift Nigeria”

It’s hard to tell the mindset of the average Nigerian on ‘Independence Day’ as Nigeria marks its 57th year as ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 15, 2017

Opinion: Leadership lessons I learnt from King Sunny Ade

by Jide Ojo Over time, as a media personality featuring on various radio and television programmes and writing for newspapers, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Hard Rock Cafe to honour Fela Anikulapo Kuti

by Omoleye Omoruyi Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has not stopped receiving accolades, honours and awards, as Temple Management Company (TMC) ...

ToluMarch 1, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Mavin Records welcomes three new acts, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom split | More stories

Catch up on all the entertainment stories you missed yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid plans to release four mixtapes in 2017, King Sunny Ade to perform alongside Beyonce at Coachella | More stories i

Here are some of the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

Pictures from Ovation Christmas Carol

The 2016 edition of the Ovation Carol held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday. Dignitaries ...

ToluDecember 12, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: King Sunny Ade’s guitar sells for N52m at concert, Usher jams to Phyno’s Fada Fada in the club | More stories

Here are the top entertainment stories from the weekend and others that unraveled while you slept through Sunday night – ...

ToluDecember 1, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Kanye West checks out of hospital, King Sunny Ade inducted into Hard Rock Hall of Fame | More stories

Here are some of the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

AzeezNovember 30, 2016

KSA makes history, donates personal belongings to Hard Rock (PHOTOS)

Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade has donated some of his personal belongings to Hard Rock. KSA on Wednesday donated a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

King Sunny Ade to be inducted into Hard Rock hall of fame

Veteran Juju singer, King Sunny Ade on Wednesday, November 30 will be inducted into the Hard Rock Cafe Lagos Music ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 18, 2016

Mabu Dibango, Sunny Ade, Papa Wemba shine at AFRIMA 2016

Cameroon-born saxophonist, Manu Dibango, has revealed that the Legendary Award, conferred on him at AFRIMA 2016, was the first award ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2016

Omoigui Osasogie: Do music that impacts positively on our youth [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie Music is a form of entertainment whether secular or religious. According to the Oxford dictionary, music is ...

RoqeebahSeptember 23, 2016

7 things you should know about the legendary King Sunny Ade, as he turns 70

The country is suffering a major setback and everyone has been hit. But if there’s any way to know those ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 23, 2016

They still have it! KSA, Ebenezer Obey, Onyeka Onwenu, dazzled fans this weekend (WATCH)

It was all about evergreen music at the Space Legend Series which held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos yesterday. ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 29, 2016

Is Wizkid the biggest act out of Africa? | Nigerian Twitter intensely debates

Wizkid has gained so much international attention in the past year – especially with his recent collaboration with Canadian recording ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

Yemi Alade, Basketmouth, King Sunny Ade, others: All the fun photos from Tyme out with Tee A

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 7, 2014

Man of many women: Meet King Sunny Ade’s 7 wives (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju When you are a successful veteran musician, you’re probably allowed to have as many wives as you ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

“My ideal partner shouldn’t necessarily be pretty” || 20 things you never knew about Asa at 32

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigerian international singer, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as ‘Asa’ turns 32, today, 17 September. Asa recently released ...

writerJuly 21, 2014

Fela used to abort 6 pregnancies a day – Fela’s wife talks, and talks (and talks)

by Kolapo Olapoju Laide Anikulapo-Kuti, nee Babayale, one of the numerous wives of the late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, says ...

June 1, 2014

Dangote, Kola Abiola, Don Jazzy, others attend funeral of Femi Otedola’s dad (See Photos)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The funeral mass for a former Governor of Lagos, Sir Micheal Otedola held on Friday in Epe ...

November 19, 2013

You’re invited! The official invites to Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz’s wedding are here (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo The wedding invites are finally out! The much publicized wedding between songstress Tiwa Savage and her beau/manager ...

June 28, 2013

History in the making: Wizkid and King Sunny Ade set to drop new track, reveals upcoming songs

by Rachel Ogbu Starboy Wizkid has announced plans to collaborate with veteran Nigerian music star, King Sunny Ade. With the ...

May 15, 2013

King Sunny Ade’s former guitarist gets 3 years in jail for drug trafficking (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu King Sunny Ade’s former guitarist has received a three years imprisonment for drug trafficking. At the Federal ...

January 6, 2013

King Sunny Ade’s guitarist, Fatoke Abiodun, arrested with cocaine at Lagos airport (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu   Fatoke Abiodun, a guitarist who worked with King Sunny Ade for 30 years was arrested on January ...

OluwapelumiOctober 1, 2011

Arise O’ Compatriots! YNaija selects an Independence Celebration tracklist

Compiled by Wilfred Okiche YNaija wishes you a happy Independence Day celebration. Below are tunes, from the past and present, ...

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