Lanrewaju Adepoju

b. Nigeria. As fuji swept through Nigeria and neighbouring countries, supplanting the traditional popularity of highlife and juju, many artists switched allegiance. One of the lesser known but best examples…
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b. Nigeria. As fuji swept through Nigeria and neighbouring countries, supplanting the traditional popularity of highlife and juju, many artists switched allegiance. One of the lesser known but best examples of this instant conversion is former juju veteran Lanrewaju Adepoju. Known as the ‘Ewi King’, he did at least provide his own spin on the music, a hybrid entitled ‘The Alasa Of Ibadanland’.