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Prince Nico Mbarga (1 January 1950 – 24 June 1997) was a highlife musician, born to a Nigerian mother and a Cameroonian father in Abakaliki, Nigeria. He is renowned for his hit song “Sweet Mother”, recorded with his band Rocafil Jazz.


He played the xylophone, conga, drums, and electric guitar in school bands and he made his professional debut as a member of a hotel band, the Melody Orchestra, in 1970.

Career - Early years

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  • Avatar for lj141155
    C'est un très bon album
  • Avatar for PinkisGay
    Thank god for free education in Nigeria
  • Avatar for musahimaru
    "Sweet Mother" is not dubbed the "African Anthem" for nothing. Rest In peace, Prince.
  • Avatar for gingerweir
    Are you sure? lol
  • Avatar for Nord-Sud
    Der bedeutendste Künstler der 70er Jahre in Afrika. Super Lyrics, geile Musik! Long live Nigeria, long live Africa!!! Le Prince de Tchékpo-Dédékpoè
  • Avatar for mrkalakuta
    make una open una ears well well and enjoy better music from de centre of de world. who no know no gn know. all u playboys, make una listen and take una time b4 toto finish you. LONG LIVE DE PRINCE O
  • Avatar for Abikyogra
    The Prince! What a dude :0
  • Avatar for Awt
    When i dey sick my mother go cry cry cry
  • Avatar for Hakuin96
    live the highlife!

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