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But he wouldalways get his artistes to get a fair deal; and forpoor reporter like me, an autograph copy of the artiste's album... Then we wouldgo to the Shak by Adipo market for fresh peppered fishand Star larger, with uncountable sticks of Marlboro or Rothmans as damnable victims. Travelling from Jos-via-Makurdi- through-Ogoja, I haddecided to stop by to catch up with Nico Mbarga (late)in Ikom, I had run into him at a popular eatery at Ogoja and he had driven me to Nico's truly fascinating(oh, those hefty boobs!!!!
Sometime in mid 90s the tall, fine face chap with whoma rascally version of one had attempted all theunimaginables, suddenly declared he was tired of Lagos- the very city that he had affected with hisgoodnaturedness and tireless passion for the goodthings of life - and that he was heading home (now Ithink it was almost at the time Akwa Ibom Statewas created); he said he was going to kick offentertainment scene in the new state. ) Sweet Mother Hotel;unfortunately Nico was away to Port Harcourt for ashow.
He was also part of the great concertsof the time _ Reggae Sunspash, Lekki Sunsplash, Badagry Music Festival, Black Water Music Festival, Freedom Jams, Lagos Jeans Carnival, Roots, Rock and Reggae Festival, Food and Music Festival, Surprise 89, Children of Africa, seven up's I got the power, aswell as the early part of the Benson and Hedges Concerts among others.
He worked his artists into theschemes at Polygramm (Premier), Sony, Decca, Tabansi(particularly Tabansi!!!! I notice he wasunhappy with virtually all the labels and recordingcompanies. Hewould go - in his coarse voice that however has a softtimbre - hagggling with Dean Disi at polygramm, anddrive over to bang on Laolu Akins' table at Sony; hecould have killed somebody at Tabansi, though Aibtoniaseemed his eternal verbal punchbag...
Two people have been confirmed dead after a four-storey building collapsed in Abuja, trapping at least eight people on Monday.
Gossner started out in Conakry, the capital of Guinea in 2005, only to discover, fairly quickly, that vinyl was ancient history there.Our heroine becomes the envy of the industry via recording sessions and gigs with some of the greatest American soul legends of the day, whilst simultaneously enjoying the benefit of a highly regarded homegrown backing outfit for stage and studio.MUSIC is the art and science of rhythmic combination of tones, instruments and voices etc precipitating melodious and harmonious effusions that are pleasing to the ear and danceable etc.A survivor, Timothy Ortega, told PREMIUM TIMES how he survived the the collapse of the four-storey building.“I was sleeping in the second floor of the building when I heard the sound not too long before I went to bed at about 11- pm on Sunday.