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Highlife’s reborn With a New King

Story by Musa Jibril From Sierra Leone to Sekondi to Surulere, highlife once ruled the music of the West Coast of Africa. Its glory of yore still reverberates: from Osita Osadebey’s “Osondi Owendi,” to Prince Nico Mbarga’s “Sweet Mother” and Victor Uwaifo’s “Joromi” to the classics of Oliver De Coque …

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AFRIMA enriches sounds of Africa

The third edition of the All Africa Music Awards held in Lagos on Sunday celebrates the best on the continent, AKEEM LASISI writes A flurry of stars. Exciting performances. A hitch-free production and impartial judgement. Lagos indeed  proved to the entertainment world on Sunday that it can stage great musical …

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