Queen Salawa Abeni

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        b. Epe, Nigeria. A child prodigy of NigeriaGÇÖs Yoruba people, Abeni has, since the late 70s, been the acknowledged modernizer and leader of the womenGÇÖs vocal and percussion style known as waka, a close relative of the male-dominated juju, apala and fuji musics. Her professional career began at the age of 10, when she walked into the Lagos offices of the local Leader recording label and asked to be allowed to play a demo tape. Treating the young girlGÇÖs request as something o... Read more

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