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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…

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  • Well, on one of them anyway.
  • It actually says King Sunny Adé and His African Beats, with the accent on the é..., but let's not fall out :)
  • Look at those album artworks. Every one says King Sunny Ade AND His African Beats, NOT King Sunny Ade & His Aftrican Beats. Yet Last FM claims the former is an incorrect tag. Get it right guys. Surely the artitsts record company knows best?
  • trippy
  • Show some love for him.

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