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King Sunny Adé (Sunday Adeniyi, born 1946) is by far the most popular performer of Nigerian Jùjú music. With his band, King Sunny Ade and His African Beats, King Sunny Ade became an international star across Africa during the mid-1980s, touring and gaining a significant audience in the United States and Europe as well. He is known as the Minister of Enjoyment.

Born to a Nigerian royal family in Ondo, Ade left grammar school to pursue his career, which began… read more

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  • Sufi tunes from Syria :)
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  • King Sunny Ade...makes good's great guitar :-)
  • P-Square in London (04/04/2010):
  • His album came with my desktop computer already installed onto the computer...I put him on my Ipod without knowing and one night stumbled upon Sunny Ade, Hooked needless to say. So happy and peacful.
  • still one of the strongest musicians of all time, in any genre.
  • awesomeawesomeawesome
  • Sunny Adé just received the Afropop Hall of Fame award. See Are there any European dates this summer?

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