· June, 2022

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from June, 2022

The pioneers of Nigeria's Igbo highlife music

  8 June 2022

Highlife gained popularity in southwestern cosmopolitan Lagos and was transformed in eastern Nigeria. By incorporating Igbo traditional folklore style, they created the Igbo highlife that now enjoys global appeal. 

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