Happy Birthday : QUEEN SALAWA ABENI AT 61 ~ 1STELEVEN9JATV – 1stEleven9jaTv
September 28, 2022

1steleven9jatv.com celebrating Nigerian foremost singer Salawa Abeni on her blissful birthday today [May 5, 1961].

She began her professional career in waka music when she released her debut album titled, Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, in 1976, on Leader Records. It became the first recording by a female artist in Yoruba Songs to sell over a million copies in Nigeria.

She was crowned “Queen of Waka Music” by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi in 1992. Waka is an Islamic-influenced, traditional Yoruba music style, popularized by Batile Alake; it is a much older genre than jùjú and fuji.

Happy birthday Waka Queen.

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