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...Known professionally as the “Chief Commander,” Ebenezer Obey’s career trajectory mixed innovative musical performance with traditional music and lyrics and song structure. Obey was born in the Nigerian state of Ogun in 1943 to Egba-Yoruba...

Jùjú

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Jùjú is a genre of Yorùbá popular music rooted in the cosmopolitan coastal culture of early twentieth-century Lagos, a city then at the center of British colonial rule in Nigeria. Emerging in the 1930s as a hybrid of the pan-West African...

Lagos

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 15,000,000 (2004) Lagos is one of the larger and highly populated cities in Nigeria and also one of the country’s 36 regional states. The city is located in the low-lying coastal...

Nigeria

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population 120,047,000 (2002) The Federal Republic of Nigeria covers a land area of 355,770 sq miles (910,770 sq km). Cameroon and Chad border it on the east, Niger on the north, Benin on the west and the Gulf of Guinea...