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Fire in Soweto
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Sound of Music (Wonderful Jah)
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Steady & Slow
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Tire Ni Oluwa
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Jungle Beat

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Sonny Okosun towers among the giants of contemporary Nigerian music -- assigning his signature fusion of reggae, highlife, Afro-funk, and traditional melodies and rhythms the catchall description "ozziddi" (or "message"), he tackled head-on the most incendiary political and social issues gripping the African continent. Born in Enugu, Nigeria, on January 1, 1947, Okosun was the son of musicians, although his chief formative influences were rockers like Elvis Presley and the Beatl... Read more

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