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Old School Jam: Ras Kimono – ‘Kimono De Want’ (Ayaga Yaga Yaga Yo)

Ras Kimono, born Ekeleke Elumelu, was unarguably a legendary and irreplaceable reggae artist in the Nigerian world of music and entertainment. He had constantly been delivering to the public since the 1980s till his death on the 10th of June, 2018.  Here is one of Ras Kimono’s hottest songs, “Kimono De Want“, which was released in 2007 in the album “What’s Gwan?” Stream and download the song below. Continue reading Old School Jam: Ras Kimono – ‘Kimono De Want’ (Ayaga Yaga Yaga Yo)


Nigerian Old School Songs (Collection 2) Early and Late 2000s

Old School SongsBelow are top old school hit songs in the early and late 2000s. Enjoy! Check out other collections for more old school songs.


* Mountain Black & Mad Melon- Danfo Driver

* Wale Thompson- Lalale Friday

* Eedris Abdulkareem- Jaga Jaga

* Tony Tetuila ft. 2face & Ruff Rugged N’ Raw- Omode Meta

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Nigerian Old School Songs (Collection 1, 1960-2003) Download

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Here is a collection of 40 old school Nigerian hit songs from 1960- 2003 available for download

*Sonny Okosun- Which Way Nigeria (1984) 


* IK Dairo- Mo Sorire

* Onyeka Onwenu- Ekwe (1984)

* Fela Anikulapo Kuti- Zombie (1977)

* Bobby Benson- Taxi Driver (1950s)

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Send Down The Rain (1988)- Majek Fashek

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Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is a well known Nigerian reggae singer and guitarist who was born in Benin City to a Yoruba father and an Edo mother. In the 1980s, Majek Fashek earned his recognition on a television (NTA Benin) show as a member of a band called Jastix of which Ras kimono and Amos McRoy Gregg were members. Evi Edna Ogholi also performed as an upcoming artist with Jastax.

In 1988, Majek Fashek released an album titled “Prisoner of Conscience” which include the song “Send Down The Rain” which became Continue reading Send Down The Rain (1988)- Majek Fashek

‘Happy Birthday’ (1988) By Evi Edna Ogholi- Nigeria’s First Female Reggae Artist

Evi Edna Ogholi is a Nigerian female reggae musician who rocked the 1980s with her popular reggae-styled songs. She was born on the 6th of July, 1965 in Isoko, Delta State (then Bendel State). Evi Edna Ogholi is regarded by many people as the first female reggae artist in Nigeria and this is true as it is evident in the title of her debut album released in 1987, ‘My Kind of Music’. Later on, she released three more popular albums tittled ‘On The Move’, ‘Happy Birthday’ and ‘Step by Step’.

Of all Evi Edna Ogholi’s songs, Happy Birthday is the most popular and can also be considered as her magnum opus. The song ‘Happy Birthday’ was released in 1988 under Polygram Records (later Premier Records) and was played all over Nigeria. Even today, people still play the song at birthday celebrations.

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Other songs of Evi Ogholi include: *One Kilometre *Message to the Youths *Jealousy *Oghene Me (My God) *Okioghne (God’s Time) *Ririovara (Wipe Your Tears)

Baby Kilode By Dizzy K Falola (1983)

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Baby Kilode (Baby, what is wrong) is a popular Nigerian pop song sang in the 80s by the Falsetto King, Dizzy K Falola born Kunle Falola. The heavy disco song was released in 1983 and included in the album “Be My Friend”. Dizzy K Falola was known to have taken after the style of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, in his music career. Dizzy K Falola sang many other songs such as Excuse Me Baby, Take It To The DJ, Be My Friend, but Baby Kilode still remain his biggest hit. The song sent people dancing wild on the streets, in clubs, parties and musical concerts throughout the 1980s in Nigeria.