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TITLE
Doing It In Lagos: Boogie, Pop & Disco In 1980s Nigeria
FORMAT
2CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
SNDW 087CD SNDW 087CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
3/23/2018

2016 release. Soundway present a compilation of twenty rare and mostly unavailable tracks from the slick and sassy world of Nigerian pop music and club culture of the early 1980s. Buoyed by an explosive oil boom and a return to democracy after a series of military dictatorships, Nigeria's economy in the years of the early '80s was mirrored by its recording industry as countless young artists and groups hit the airwaves and dancefloors of the capital and beyond. Features: Hotline, Peter Abdul, Steve Monite, Oby Onyioha, Kio Amachree, Livy Ekemezie, Willy Roy, Danny Offia & The Friks, Rick Asikpo & Afro Fusion, Terry Mackson, Ofege, Odion Iruoje, Mike Umoh, Burnis Moleme, Sony Enang, Veno, Godfrey Odili, Toby Foyeh, Gboyega Adelaja, Lexy Mella, and Nkono Teles.