Fújì is a popular Nigerian musical genre. It arose from the improvisational wéré music, also known as ajísari meaning “waking up for sari”.
The genre began as a modification of a traditional Islamic style of music used to wake Muslims up during the Ramadan fast in Nigeria.
Ayinde Barrister is known as the originator of Fuji music.
Below is a list of Fuji musicians with the most fan base:
Pasuma or Oganla 1 is a film actor, Fuji musician, Songwriter, actor and philanthropist.
As a teen, Pasuma loved listening to King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall (KWAM 1) album ‘Talazo’ and he claims that the album inspired his decision to become a Fuji musician.
The 53-year-old Mushin, Lagos born has 614k and 19.8k followers on his Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively.
King Saheed Osupa (K.S.O) is a Fuji musician, film actor and Hip Fuji creator.
Saheed Osupa started music professionally as a teenager in 1983. In 2008, he was declared the “King of Fuji Music” by Ayinde Barrister.
The 51-year-old Ajegunle, Lagos born has 439k and 8.1k followers on his Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively.
Sulaimon Alao Adekunle better known as Ks1 Malaika is a songwriter, singer and performer.
He started playing and performing music from an early age in a quranic school in the suburb of Lagos known as Agege.
The 48-year-old has 275k and 12k followers on his Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively.
K1 DE ULTIMATE
King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (K1 De ultimate) or K1 popularised a brand of the Fuji genre based on the work of the Fuji creator Ayinde Barrister known as Talazo Fuji that appeals to all age groups, irrespective of tribe and background.
The 64-year-old Lagos born has 275k and 1,316k followers on his Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively.
Abass Akande Obesere, also known as Omo Rapala or Papa Tosibe forced his way into the limelight through his unusual music style and slangs usage that throws his fans into frenzy.
His song “Egungun be careful” which trended in 2020 was actually a remix of one of his old songs.
The 56-year-old Ibadan born has 177k and 10.1k followers on his Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively.
Popularly known as Queen Salawa Abeni, she began her professional career when she released her debut album titled: “Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed,” in 1976, on Leader Records. It became the first recording by a female artist in Yoruba Songs to sell over a million copies in Nigeria.
The 59-year-old, Epe, Lagos born has 125k and 836 followers on her Instagram (verified) and Twitter pages respectively This according to THE NATION
Stars To Storm Oshodi As Highkay Dancent Marks Birthday On Friday
Important players in Music, movie, politics and the business sectors are expected to gather come Friday, 22nd of October to celebrate an icon, Innocent elota A K A. HighKay Dancent as he add another year.
The birthday celebration is scheduled to take place at the popular Oshodi Main Market Arena where he has other fleets of businesses.
Notable musicians who have worked with the showbiz promoter both in the past and present will be on the bandstand to thrill guests to live music.
Explaining why the celebration is so special, Dancent said “I just want to celebrate with my friends. It’s an open celebration where everyone is welcome because it’s going to take place inside Oshodi Arena”
DELE GOLD IN THE STUDIO FOR HIS NEW ALBUM
Dele Gold born Dele Agbeyo the unassuming reputable Classical Miliki Gospel musician is back in the studio doing what he knows how to do best with his unique genre of music in this part of the world.
The sensational musician has been working with the best resourceful music producers and engineers to arrange and master a world class album from his composed songs. And, before now, he has produced many evergreen songs for his numerous fans home and abroad.
Information gathered also revealed that the music works production in the studio will herald his forthcoming exclusive listening party to be attended by crème-dela-crème in the society.
Dele Gold has carved a classy niche for himself by fusing the Miliki genre of music with his highly energetic, innovative and original tunes to blend gospel and juju music seamlessly, and you can never get anything less but the best from the songs he is working on in the studio presently.
Those who should know disclosed that his initial interest in singing was cultivated from a series of dreams and with the help and glory of the Almighty God coupled with the mentorship of Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi that made him what he is today.
Talented Dele Gold is unarguably one of the few musicians in Nigeria with a well organized standard band that control his stage performances without hitches and no wonder he has performed effortlessly with popular world class musicians in Nigeria and beyond.
Being in the studio with his creative band boys at the moment will surely resonate Dele Gold ingenious in releasing melodious and evergreen music back-to-back in the music world as he is known not to do anything less than very good music like no other amongst his contemporaries.
Unlike others, checks from the industry watchers revealed that at the forthcoming listening party, he would be rendering all the songs he carefully produced in the studio live to selected special guests at the event.
A MUST ATTEND! ‘INVASION PARTY’ LIKE NO OTHER WITH KING SEGUN BLESSING (KSB) IN LAGOS ON OCTOBER 10, 2021
King Segun Blessing (KSB) a talented Juju musician of international repute popularly known as Mr. Laka is planning something big like never been seen in this part of the world tagged- Invasion Party.
The talk of the town coming event will herald the re-launch of his company known as BigTr33 Entertainment– a one stop hub for music production, Photo-shoot, live band, audio-visual, recording & rehearsal studios, video production, live streaming, events & shows performances.
Checks showed that the rebranded company- BigTr33 Entertainment strategically located at 24, Dipeolu Street, Off Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos also housed KSB Golden Tones and newly double equipped Digital and Analogue Studios for recordings and music equipments for rental.
Further findings revealed that King Segun Blessing the bubbling musician has been working silently behind the scenes since his arrival back in Nigeria to take his music and company to the next level.
Since he relocated back to Nigeria from his base in United Kingdom, he has achieved so much to the admiration of his contemporaries. And, those who should know disclosed that the easy going musician just had a private house warming for his multi-million naira mansion built in Lagos.
Information available also revealed that he just bought a new staff bus and truck for the newly acquired music equipments for the company.
The top notch forthcoming Invasion Party like no other would feature King Segun Blessing, King Saheed Osupa, Shilloh, Xabitee, Dr. Smile, Ifakaleluya, Dr. Frick, Honey Tongue, DJ Maxwell on the wheel of steel and many more up and coming acts to spice up the groove.
The must attend Invasion Party is positioned to be a new sign post for quality concert to be remembered during the Independence festive season as it is definitely going to be a colourful show with glitz and glamour billed to take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at the prestigious Excellence Hotel Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos starting with the Red Carpet by 2.00pm and the Main Event by 3.00pm prompt.
King Segun Blessing (KSB) the self-acclaimed crown king of modern Juju music will also be launching 7-In-1 Bumper Collection Albums at the Invasion Party for his numerous fans and special guests to have in their music collections like no one ever done.
It is a premium concert designed for family bonding, merry-moments, a great time with fans and associates and you can get a Regular Ticket 2k, VIP Ticket 5k, Table for 5 @100K and Table for 10 @ 200k at the BigTr33 Entertainment office or the venue to be part the Invasion Party.
The Invasion Party is a unique concert that is set to treat its audience to an evening of great music, comedy, dance, fun, and un-parallel entertainment. Those in the know squealed that the anticipated audience will surely get the value for their money and maximum security is guaranteed.
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