King Sunny Adé

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King Sunny Adé says
“Sunny Adé is Afro-pop royalty, his huge band sending out waves of percussion to support the leader’s keening vocals and supple, spidery guitar playing.”—Chicago Tribune

“King Sunny is to Nigerians what James Brown has been to Americans.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

Often called “The African Bob Marley,” legendary singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and master of Nigeria’s hugely popular jùjú music King Sunny Adé and his African Beats—a cadre of seventeen musicians and singers and a rotation of five dancers—return to the United States for a rare appearance.
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By: Musical Instrument Museum - MIM

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