Sonny Okosun Mother & Child Mp3 Download
Sonny Okosun Mother & Child: On today’s episode of Tribute Tuesday, we shine the light on Nigerian artist, late Chief Sonny Okosun. Born on 1 January 1947 in Washington, D.C, the late singer from Edo state, Nigeria and was the leader of the Ozzidi band.
He was one of the leading Nigerian musicians from the late 1970s to mid-1980s. He died at the age of 61 on the 24th of May 2008 as a result of colon cancer. Apart from singing the regular Afropop and blending it with a few reggae tunes, Chief Sonny Okosun lent his voice to freedom and a few other social and political issues affecting Africans.
He released his first American album in 1984 under Shanachie Records. His next American record, “Which Way Nigeria”, dropped in 1985 under the EMI label in Nigeria and licensed to Jive Records for international promotions.
His mainstream success started to fade in the late 1980s, but he continued his career as a gospel musician under the name Evangelist Sonny Okosun
With a catalogue of songs dropped in multiple languages including Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Esan and English, here’s one from the late legend titled, “Mother&Child.”
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