Wednesday , December 8 2021

Taiwo Lijadu of Lijadu Sisters fame dies at 71

Taiwo, one half of the Lijadu Sisters music group has died at the age of 71. The deceased who alongside her twin sister Kehinde achieved success in Nigeria and also had modest influence in the United States and Europe from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s by mixing Afrobeat sounds with jazz and disco, had been battling severe stroke.

Taiwo died in the early hours of Saturday November 9 in New York, United States as confirmed by her sister Kehinde.

The music duo who performed with drummer Ginger Baker’s band Salt at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games in Munich at the World Music Festival and also had hit tracks such as Reincarnation, Danger, Orere Elejigbo, were cousins of Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti

READ ALSO  Sharp Guys! Thailand Immigration Police Arrests Four Fleeing Nigerian Yahoo Boys

About Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

Check Also

Woman beaten by boyfriend

Woman who showed off her boyfriend’s love for her and described him as the best shows injury he inflicted on her (video)

This is a typical example of a love story that turned into nightmare. The woman …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: