Ajegunle-Parable of the Talent
Ajegunle is an entertainment/showbiz village. It is a talent field that runs on factories or entertainment minting presses, churning out fresh talents in sports, music, comedy, dance, movie, session men and others on a continuous conveyor belt.
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.
A who is who in the Ajegunle entertainment space?
AJ has produced (aside other professionals like lecturers, poets, CEOs and techies) notable comedians, Thespians, footballers and musicians, amongst whom are Samson Siasia-Coach of Nigeria’s Olympic Team, Watford striker Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles ace defender Taribo West and Emmanuel Amuneke, former African Footballer of the Year.
Also groomed from Ajegunle are the handsome fresh face and fresh voiced Daddy Fresh, Fuji music star, Saheed Osupa, Baba Fryo, Mighty Mouse, African China, Danfo Drivers, Nicco Gravity, popular Nigerian dancehall singer, Benjamin Ukeja aka Marvellous Benjy, Cashman Davies, African China, Baba Fryo, Daddy Fresh, Mad Melon and Mountain Black and others like-
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