Tag: Highlife

  • History: Fela Kuti & His Lobitos Band in the 1960’s

    <SUNBIGHT> – 29 December, 2021. IN 1959, Fela forms his first group, ‘Fela Ransome-Kuti and His Highlife Rakers’. The band record four sides for Melodisc, one of Britain’s first independent African and Caribbean music labels. One single is released. The A-side is a cover of a Victor Olaiya hit. The other two tracks are “Highlife […]

  • HIGHLIFE KING ‘ANYIDONS’ WINS DOUBLE IN ANAMBRA LEGENDS AND ACHIEVERS AWARD

    HIGHLIFE CROONER ANYIDONS WINS DOUBLE IN ANAMBRA AWARDS ■ Highlife King, Dons Ifeanyi Frank popularly called ANYIDONS aka “Onye Ichaka” took home both awards for ‘Song of the Year’ and ‘Indigenous Artiste of the Year’ at  the Anambra Legends and Achievers Award held weekend in Hilton Leisure Hotels Awka The song ‘Igbotic’ came top as […]