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Elder O, Elenu, others for O’ Jez’s independence concerts

FROM September 29 through Monday, October 2, 2017, celebrity restaurant, O’jez, National Stadium, Lagos will be treating Lagosians to a four-day music, comedy, magic and dance festival as part of activities set aside to celebrate this year’s Independence Day anniversary which comes up on October 1.

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How Daddy Showkey, Daddy Fresh, Baba Fryo became stars

Before now, many things had been written and said about the evergreen ‘Ajegunle music’, where the ‘Galala’ dance step Before now, many things had been written and said about the evergreen ‘Ajegunle music’, where the ‘Galala’ dance step  made popular by the likes of Daddy Showkey, Baba Fryo, Marvellous Benji, Daddy Fresh ruled the Nigerian music scene  in the early 90s. But not much has been heard about the man that mentored the stars. John Oboh, a.k.a Mighty Mouse. Mighty Mouse was not just the creator of the Ajegunle beat, he was the man behind the success stories of some of the big stars from the ghetto. Today, the story of AJ music cannot be complete without mentioning the pivotal role played by this Isan, Edo State-born music wizard, performer, composer, producer and showbiz investor. Fondly called Mighty Mouse, Oboh clocks 70 this year, having been born in 1957. In this engaging interview, like he never did before, Mighty Mouse opens up on how the Galala beat was created, his dreams then, and why he shut down the studio that served as a training ground for many of the Ajegunle musicians among other things many didn’t know about the evolution of the AJ music.  

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