King Sunny Ade - Music Royalty - BHM Real History Month

Published on : Mon 13 Feb, 2017

Posted By : Eddie Griffin

Born to a royal family in Ondo, Nigeria, King Sunny Ade is quite literally music royalty.

Popularly known for playing juju music, a popular form of Nigerian music by the 80s.

His band King Sunny Ade & His African Beats, a Pan African collective, touring across Africa and gaining popularity in the US and Europe.

Ade was the first person to introduce the pedal steel guitar to Nigerian pop music.

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