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DOWNLOAD MP3:- My Mother – King Sunny Ade (KSA)

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King Sunny Ade: A man of destiny - P.M. News

Download My Mother Mp3 by King Sunny Ade (KSA), you have come to the right place. King Sunny Ade released My Mother in 1995 under the album – E Dide (Get Up).

Chief Sunny Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade or simply K.S.A is unarguably the king of Juju music and one of the first African musicians to gain international recognition.

In his early days, Sunny Ade played highlife, a type of urban dance music that emerged in Ghana in the late 19th century and blended elements of church music, military brass-band music and various local African traditional beats.

 

You can download other Sunny Ade’s songs here. In recent times, hip hop music appears to be holding sway with the electronic media in Nigeria with massive airplay.

Nonetheless, Sunny Ade’s musical output has continued to inspire a vast generation of other Nigerian musicians, who believe in the big band musical set up which Sunny Adé and late Fela Kuti are noted for.

You can download many other Nigerian old school songs (1960-2003) here and old school hip hop music here. Click here to download all Nigerian throwback songs.

 

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King Sunny Ade’ Biography by Craig Harris

King Sunny Ade 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.

Although he’s yet to equal the success that he enjoyed with his early-’80s albums and American tours, Ade and his band, His African Beats, continue to weave an infectious blend of electric guitars, synthesizers and multi-layered percussion. Born to a family of Nigerian royalty, Ade left school to pursue a career in music.

In the mid-’60s, he performed with a highlife band, Moses Olaiya’s Federal Rhythm Dandies. Ade formed his own band, the Green Spots, in 1967. Frustrated by the exploitation of the record industry, Ade launched his own record label in 1974.

In the decades since, the label has released more than 100 of Ade’s recordings in Nigeria. Ade began to attract attention in the western world when three of his albums — Juju Music, Synchro System, and Aura — were released in the early ’80s on the Mango label, a subsidiary of Island Records. Ade & His African Beats made their debut American performances to enthusiastic crowds in 1983.

In 1996, Ade formed a supergroup, the Way Forward, featuring top-notch Nigerian musicians. He and His African Beats have been featured in three films — Juju Music in 1988, Live at Montreux in 1990, and Roots of Rhythm in 1997.



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