Nigerian born, UK-based Juju musician, Soji Adebayo, known as Mr Solek,has been named the official musician to the newly crowned Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II.
Mr. Solek who was at the palace to pay homage to the Ooni took to Instagram to announce the good news. He wrote, ‘Yeepa !!! The king Just pronounced me his official musician… Olorin Oba…’
Born in England, Mr Solek who has worked with Don Jazzy and other top Nigerian artistes is one of the entertainers doing Nigeria proud in diaspora. He was raised in Ibadan and moved back to his country of birth in the early 90s to pursue an active career as a performer.
Culled from EAfrique TV