Just Like anything, music has a history. Nigerian Music and Nigerian Musicians have gone a long way to influence a lot of artist both local and international and we can see such effect with projects like FELA on Broadway. FELA on Broadway shares a lot of Fela's musical work and with no doubt has received so much acceptance. Just like Fela, there are a lot more artist who have been a source of influence as well as produced great music and contributed to the success of the industry today.
Elderâs Corner is a project which is aimed to visit Nigerian music history, bringing voices from the past their stories amongst others. Below are synopsis and a video for the project.
click here to see more
ELDER'S CORNER from SIJI
Elderâs Corner is musical journey through pivotal moments in the colorful history of Nigeria as told through the lives and careers of the nations foremost music legends. It is a story about the eroding effects of colonialism, bitter ethnic clashes, politics, oil, power, money and their combined effects on a nation that recently celebrated its 50th year of self rule.