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Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by fingard02k(m): 1:12pm On Oct 25, 2011
Who is/your nigeria best/king of highlife music dead or alive, please i'll like to know.had argument with somebody over that yesterday
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by amblors(m): 1:46pm On Oct 25, 2011
My pick is Osadebe.
y would you have an argument about a personal choice?
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by mikuz(m): 1:48pm On Oct 25, 2011
Oliver de Coque
presently high life music is running into extinction.
The aged ones now listen to the likes of p_square and Flavour!
Too bad.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Yinkay: 5:10pm On Oct 25, 2011
Cardinal Rex Lawson.

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Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by chimaike: 5:11pm On Oct 25, 2011
I think it is Late Osita Osadebe, though my favourite is Late Sir Warrior
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by boneruns(m): 5:13pm On Oct 25, 2011
it's Dr. Sir Warrior.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by mickey339(m): 5:14pm On Oct 25, 2011
To me it is choice and it depends on the ethnic
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by mbatuku1: 5:15pm On Oct 25, 2011
Flavour Nabania
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Effiko(m): 5:17pm On Oct 25, 2011
clearly osadebe . . . . . buh things re changing ese daiz ooooo
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by engrj(m): 5:20pm On Oct 25, 2011
Highlife Music Highlife Music Highlife Music Highlife Music i think am the King smiley
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by drealnoni(f): 5:21pm On Oct 25, 2011
Osita Osadebe was the best in time past, but i think Flavour is coming up with a modern version of highlife which I like.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Nobody: 5:23pm On Oct 25, 2011
amblors:

My pick is Osadebe.
y would you have an argument about a personal choice?

Nice observation!
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Nobody: 5:28pm On Oct 25, 2011
Osadebe and Oliver de Coque.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Execu1: 5:32pm On Oct 25, 2011
Osankwa all the way! Osadebe was a legend & his music still rings bell, spices up occassions & brings back fond memories, of the old good days.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by upengineer: 5:40pm On Oct 25, 2011
my choice is victor uwaifo
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by lagerwhenindoubt(m): 5:48pm On Oct 25, 2011
9Nice grin
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Bestglo(f): 5:48pm On Oct 25, 2011
upengineer:

my choice is victor uwaifo
Seconded
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Roland17(m): 5:58pm On Oct 25, 2011
For me its between osadebe and Pauline Njoku. I love both of them.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by okooyinbo(m): 6:10pm On Oct 25, 2011
Victor Olaiya
Baba Aladura (I. K. Dairo)
Kayode Fashola
Kwame - something - (a Ghanian)
Rex Lawson
Bobby Benson

The Igbo musician I have listened to and I liked has been Osadebey

Victor Uwaifo
Sunny Okosun

They are my personal,

Omo pupa o, omo pupa le nfe, omo pupa o jowo ko je temi o
Pamurobotoriboto mo gb'omo jo e, ta lo le bi ko ma gbe jo?, aaah mo gb'omo jo o e
Joromi o jo mi jo,
if u see mammi water o,
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Otunbakay(m): 6:16pm On Oct 25, 2011
Them all 're king in their own right. Difficult task picking the best.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by shadrach77: 6:20pm On Oct 25, 2011
1. flavour
2. late orlando owoh
3. late oliver de coque
4. late osita osadebe
5. eddy okonta
6. victor olaiya

angry cheesy grin
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by gamesb: 6:24pm On Oct 25, 2011
Rex Lawson all the way , no rival.

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Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by mikuz(m): 6:31pm On Oct 25, 2011
80% of the favourites are late.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by amblors(m): 6:41pm On Oct 25, 2011
mikuz:

80% of the favourites are late.

lol, the OP asked for DOA musicians.
anyone singin highlife these days?
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Kwezbaba: 6:43pm On Oct 25, 2011
Nobody here obviously knows Celestine Ukwu, prodigious talent that died in a car crash after one album. Do check him out, starting with this one,


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YK4jYXtXf0U&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by aze(m): 6:54pm On Oct 25, 2011
1. Tupac Amaru Shakur

2. D'banj

3. TerryG
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by freecocoa(f): 7:11pm On Oct 25, 2011
aze:

1. Tupac Amaru Shakur

2. D'banj

3. TerryG
Wetin you smoke?cos effect of Igbo no fit make you reason like this,it must be something stronger.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by Nobody: 7:18pm On Oct 25, 2011
Dead: Osadebe

Alive: My future husband Flavour N'abania
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by freecocoa(f): 7:19pm On Oct 25, 2011
For me its osita osadebe and oliver de coque,I love sunny ade alongside sunny okosuns as well.
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by daroz(m): 7:23pm On Oct 25, 2011
Sir Victor Uwaif[b]i[/b]o[b]kun[/b] smiley smiley smiley
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by speeder(m): 7:48pm On Oct 25, 2011
Flavour nabania
Re: Who Is Nigeria's King Of Highlife Music? by odumchi: 7:53pm On Oct 25, 2011
Prince Morroco Maduka in my books, closely trailed by Osita Osadebey and Oliver de Coque.

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