A lot was anticipated from fans worldwide when YEGA (the artist formerly known as ADEGBOYEGA) announced that he was re-branding his music identity - more like upgrading it in order to better express himself via his music and artistic culture. Yega released his first single under his newly branded identity recently and it's a song that's been causing mass-hysteria across continents.
Africa's sexy Prince and phenomenal saxophonist, Adegboyega premiers his new summer dance song "Wura" at No.7 on #Top40Africa playlist-chart show following his continental successes of "Faya Dance" and "Fele" (which featured Nigeria's star-kid, Mayorkun). The AfroPop/Dance song 'Wura' (meaning 'GOLD' in the iconic language of the Yoruba people) amplifies Adegboyega's golden-boy persona in Africa's vibrant music scene.
Arts 'n Culture Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Adegboyega rewards his fans with ₦50,000 and ₦20,000 Cash Prizes respectively. Maureen Omodia and MC Goodness were the lucky winners of Adegboyega's #FelebyAdegboyega challenge, which urged fans to enter into the competition by simply recording themselves miming to Adegboyega's new hit song "Félé" which features Nigerian fast-rising star, Mayorkun.
Pan-African singer/songwriter and saxophonist, Adegboyega marks an incredible milestone of over 100k views on YouTube with his latest blockbuster hit-song "Fele" less than 3-week after it's original premier on Trace Naija. This massive Urban-Afro song has been premiered and is enjoying surmountable airplay on all the major satellite, cable and local music channels across Africa. To be frank; "Fele" has always been destined to be a huge success - way before its music video was shot and chopped by TG Omori.
At the just-concluded FELABRATION 2017 held at the 'New Afrika Shrine' in remembrance and celebration of Fela - the great-iconic Afrobeat singer and creator; Arts and Culture Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Adegboyega performed live in front of thousands of global music festival attendees... it was Electric! Adegboyega's form of art is exceptionally wicked in the sense that music lovers (like this writer) fall deeper in-love with Adegboyega's music following each new release. Listen to this sensationally amazing song "Félé" by Adegboyega featuring Mayorkun now on Deezer.
When "Faya Dance" dropped in January 2017, many critics thought they'd finally figured out Adegboyega's genre and style of music. Boy, where they wrong! Adegboyega is a fluid musician entering the peak of his everlasting prime. His personality on and off the mic is 100. Recently unveiled as the Arts and Culture Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Adegboyega unleashes yet another African chart-topping song titled "Félé" which when interpreted from the Ancient Yoruba language means 'Soft'. Adegboyega teams up with Mayorkun (the Pan-African music artiste currently making global waves with his most recent hit song "Mama" who's signed under Davido Music World - DMW).
Following his international breakthrough song "Faya Dance" earlier this year, Pan-African music artiste and phenomenal saxophonist, Adegboyega releases this smash-hit song titled "Give Dem" on major digital music stores worldwide. This Afro-Dance tune is a lovely composition by Adegboyega who features King Mufasa, another talented Nigerian music prospect. Download or Stream "Give Dem" by Adegboyega now on your preferred digital music store.
Afrobeat's rising great, Adegboyega premiers his newest song "Give Dem" exclusively on MUSIC UNITES AFRICA. This Afropop song is a party starter! It's a fusion of dance music, Afropop and a grand solo-saxophone bridge that's mesmerizing as it is captivating.
Afro-beat singer/songwriter and saxophonist, Adegboyega lit 2017 ablaze with his hit track "Faya Dance". The video is electric and reminiscent of the great Afro-Beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. But that's not all! Adegboyega's music history and style is something we're all thrilled about. His unique styles of music and persona spreads across his humble lifestyle. Exporting African culture and heritage through music has been his 'major key' in making greats waves continentally while reaching out to the rest of the world through digital music marketing and sync licencing. Adegboyega's rise to fame and fortune wasn't an easy one...one we'll let him share during the course of the "Faya Dance" era. Until then, here's an exclusive BEHIND THE SCENES footage of Adegboyega and his visual production team as they shot "Faya Dance" in Africa's Number-1 music cultural heritage-site; THE NEW AFRIKA SHRINE.
Gboyega 'bug Z' Adeyemi popularly known as Adegboyega is a Pan-African Afro-jazz artiste from Nigeria. He is a talented musician and an incredible saxophone player with unique sounds that 'shout' Pan-Africanism through subtle-melodic and harmonious tunes. Adegboyega is no new kid on the block. He's been making African-oriented music since 2010 and has performed in major music festivals such as THE BEAT 99.9 FM MUSIC CONCERT and THE ALL AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS - AFRIMA 2016 alongside some of Africa's greatest music icons and legends. His latest music video "Faya Dance" is a mesmerizing song inspired by the beauty and strength of the 21st Century Pan-African Woman. Shot at the New Afrika Shrine (venue of the world's prestigious FELABRATION MUSIC FESTIVAL), Faya Dance showcases the essence and passion for Afro-beats music and celebrates the diversity in different African cultures and ethnicity; a true testament to the actualization of Pan-African Unity and Solidarity using music as weapons of peace to propagate socioeconomic prosperity and cultural-exchange among peoples of diversity and beliefs.