African Music Forum

King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Maajo (live)

Live in Japan in 1984


Old African Music

Tunde Nightingale & His Highlife Boys – Omo Lafiaji / Araba

Earnest Olatunde Thomas, known as Tunde Nightingale or The Western Nightingale, was a Nigerian singer and guitarist, best known for his unique jùjú music style, following in the tradition of Tunde King… As well as legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Ransome Kuti’s first recordings of highlife and calypso, recorded in London in 1959…

Cool Cats Invasion

This is a classic collection (102 tracks) of Highlife, Palm-wine music & Juju from Nigeria & Ghana, from the 50’s & 60’s….


Lagbaja – Me (Full Album)

Lágbájá (aka Òpátàmèdù) is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter and percussionist as well as a musical humourist.

Lagbaja’s music is a symbolic bridge that connects the old to the new; the dangers, apprehension, and injustices of the Nigerian military era to a new age of democracy and hope.

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