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BREAKING: Popular Edo Musician, Osayomore Joseph Is Dead

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Popular Edo musician, Amb Osayomore Joseph is dead. 

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He passed away on Saturday, 11th June, 2022.

The late musician was born in Ugha village near Benin City, Edo State Nigeria.

He was one of the early pioneers of African popular Highlife music.
He was sometimes referred to as the ‘Fela Kuti of Benin’, as like Fela, he too was imprisoned for speaking out against the government in his music.

His educational, anti-corruption and government critical lyrics sung in Edo but also in pidgin English reached a wide audience worldwide.

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