Edo Highlife: Culture, Politics and Progressive Traditionalism

Edo Highlife: Culture, Politics and Progressive Traditionalism

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Highlife—West Africa’s pioneer popular music of the late colonial and independence periods—has mostly faded from popularity in 21st century Nigeria. However, highlife is alive and well in Edo State, 300 kilometers east o…

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  • Aloja Airewele
    Aloja Airewele 

    A very important contribution to the fusion of traditional r…

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