He was a contemporary of Segun Bucknor , and they were both among the leading Lagos high school bandleaders. The sound was released when soul music was popular in Lagos and lasted a few years. Nigerian Top Stars Festival. Refresh the page to see the result. We’ve detected that your browser isn’t showing ads.

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Uwaifo is famous for his joromi music. He received a bachelor’s degree with first-class honours and a master’s degree from the University of Benin [3] inwhere he studied fine and applied arts and majored in sculpture.

We’ve detected that your browser isn’t showing ads. He is a Christian, and is married with children. Uwaifo later experimented with a new rhythm that was similar to soul but soon left it for Ekassa, an interpretation of a traditional Benin sound.

Between andhe developed the Akwete rhythm sound. He was a contemporary of Segun Bucknorand they were victor uwaifo joromi among the leading Lagos high school bandleaders. If you are running an ad blocker, please disable it on whosampled. He runs and manages an art gallery and uwaifl Victor Uwaifo Hall of Fame. Refresh victor uwaifo joromi page to see the result.


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Uwaifo was the first professional musician in Nigeria to receive such an award. The sound was released when soul music was popular in Lagos and lasted a few years. Arinze’s highlife during late hours.

During school holidays and weekends, he jammed with Olaiya’s All Stars band. If ads still aren’t showing, look into tweaking your browser settings so that they start to show. Thank you for supporting our work.

#ThrowBack: Sir Victor Uwaifo – Joromi

Inhe launched a new beat called Shadow accompanied by a new dance also called shadow, a mixture of Akwete and twist. Uwaifo is the Jroomi of Joromi Organization, a multi-track recording and television studio in Benin City. He is a Justice of the Peace and has served in many capacities. Sample appears at 0: The band released “Joromi” which became a huge hit in Nigeria and other parts of West Africa.


After completing secondary school studies, he iwaifo with E. After the launch of Shadow, the Melody Maestros went on tour of various Nigerian victor uwaifo joromi. Every subscription supports the running of our service.

Uwaifo’s hobbies include swimming, bodybuilding, gaming, reading and writing.

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