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I.K. Dairo: Definitive Dairo

In the spectrum of global music appreciation, the Nigerian pulse of Ju-Ju is one of the world’s more reliable recipes for happiness. The bubbling energy force, the driving yet delicate rhythmic sense, the guitar chatter and deceptively intricate vocal parts and harmonies adds up to a thriving dance music with roots in native Yoruban traditions as well as western influences (including country-western). King Sunny Ade is the figure who made the world safe for Ju-Ju with his international splash in the ’80s, but he’s not the only Ju-Ju legend.

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