We have many gifted people, especially in sports and entertainment, yet they are wasting away. Ajegunle has many talented kids, but what most of them lack is money to invest in their talents. Well-meaning talent hunters can be coming here from time to time and will see that this place is brimming with talents.
Industry analysts have described Ajegunle as the music headquarters of Nigeria, the list of stars that came out of the here is endless.
Daddy Showkey-also known as the Ghetto soldier- is the brand ambassador, a face that can represent the region, he can easily be adjudged Ajegunle’s frontline entertainer, he mesmerized millions with his unique brand of reggae music and showmanship.
Others are Daddy Fresh, Fuji music star Saheed Osupa, Baba Fryo, Mighty Mouse, Basket mouth, African China, Danfo Drivers, Nicco Gravity, Galala exponent, Baba Fryo the Denge Potz exponent, Father U-Turn, Eric Obuh aka Vocal slender the dumpsite to stardom phenomenon,…….like Fela will sing ‘e no finish, e no finish’.
John Odafe Asiemo-Showkey or show kid Daddy Showkey is the acknowledged master of the Ajegunle street sound known as “Galala”. Influenced by roots reggae, galala fuses Jamaican, African-American and highlife into pulsating dance music. The music is mostly delivered in Pidgin English of the Warri, Delta State blend. Incidentally most of the Ajegunle stars hail from the Niger Delta axis of Warri, Bayelsa and sundry interlocking towns. He has as many as five albums to his credit, and he is proud to be addressed as “Ghetto Soldier”. He has a professional management team run by the inimitable showbiz impresario Edi Lawani. He is married to Sandra, with a son, Raymond. He bears the title of Aare Onifaji of Ajegunle.