Brand New Wayo: Funk, Fast Times & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979-1983

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Nigerian pop music has garnered a large international following in recent years through hip-hop's penchant for sampling the beats and rhythms of Afro-beat recordings, which were heavily influenced by funk and disco in the first place. This delightfully packaged set (the included book is worth the admission price alone) highlights a slightly different genre of Nigerian music (don't worry, it still grooves like funk and you can certainly dance to it; call it post-Afro-beat), the genre that has come to be known as Nigerian boogie. Born at an affluent time in the country's history between 1979 and 1983 when the oil boom turned the lights on in the nation's clubs and dance ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Nigerian pop music has garnered a large international following in recent years through hip-hop's penchant for sampling the beats and rhythms of Afro-beat recordings, which were heavily influenced by funk and disco in the first place. This delightfully packaged set (the included book is worth the admission price alone) highlights a slightly different genre of Nigerian music (don't worry, it still grooves like funk and you can certainly dance to it; call it post-Afro-beat), the genre that has come to be known as Nigerian boogie. Born at an affluent time in the country's history between 1979 and 1983 when the oil boom turned the lights on in the nation's clubs and dance halls, the tracks collected here are wonderfully vital and fun.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/2011
  • Label: Comb & Razor Sound
  • UPC: 112437100120
  • Catalog Number: 1001
  • Sales rank: 116,742

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 A Brand New Wayo - The Mixed Grill (5:00)
  2. 2 Show Me Your Backside - Kris Okotie (3:33)
  3. 3 Get On Up - Murphy Williams (3:40)
  4. 4 Boys and Girls - Joe Moks (6:31)
  5. 5 Slow Down - Amas (5:03)
  6. 6 I Want To Feel Your Love - Oby Onyioha (6:00)
  7. 7 Excuse Me Baby - Dizzy K. Falola (4:31)
  8. 8 Listen To the Music - Bayo Damazio (6:27)
  9. 9 Music Alone - Martha Ulaeto (5:29)
  10. 10 Big Race - Segun Robert (3:57)
  11. 11 Jane - Amel Addmore (3:34)
  12. 12 Funky Situation - Chris MBA (4:32)
  13. 13 Pleasure - Honey Machine (6:56)
  14. 14 Love or Money - The Stormmers (6:07)
  15. 15 Let's Love Each Other - Emma Baloka (5:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Duncan Mackay Keyboards
Gary Barnacle Saxophone
Chris Cameron fender rhodes
Pam Douglas Background Vocals
Carol Ingram Background Vocals
Lemmy Jackson Percussion, Keyboards
Terry Jackson Hand Clapping
Kim and Maz Background Vocals
Jojo Kuo Drums
Gaspar Lawal Percussion, Conga
George Lee Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Chris MBA Percussion, Vocals
Morris Michael Guitar, Background Vocals
Ken Okulolo Bass, Vocals
Jo Partridge Guitar
Ray Shell Background Vocals
Randy Taylor Bass
Luke Tunney Trumpet
Annie Whitehead Trombone
Eddie Cox Hand Clapping
Simon Soul Oshijo Bass, Bass Guitar
Noel Assolo Bass Guitar
Fred Fisher Trombone
Akie Deen Percussion
Prince B Choir, Chorus
Laolu Akins Drums
Fuzzy Gbagi Saxophone
Friday Pozo Conga, Timbales
Oscar Elimbi Guitar, Vocals
Candido Obajimi Timbales
Dele Okonkwo Saxophone
Willy Nfor Bass
Tony Okoroji Organ, Percussion
Dizzy K. Falola Vocals, Background Vocals
Berkley Jones Guitar
Eji Oyewole Soprano Saxophone
Dean Disi Percussion
Raimi Olalowo Trombone
Princess Bumy Olajubu Background Vocals
Paul Sokeng Drums
P.P.P. Kiala Nzavotonga Guitar, Vocals
Orits Williki Percussion
Omoko Vincent Ikedi Drums
Okokon Udofia Trumpet
Okoh Maleh Okoh Guitar, Bass Guitar
Nkono Teles Synthesizer, Clavinet, Hand Clapping, Mini Moog, Moog Bass
Nina DaCosta Percussion, Background Vocals
Nico Ossomba Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Mosco Lee Drums
Mike Kollins Drums
Mike Abiola Phillips Guitar
Mahmadi Rado Conga
Leslie Brunner Prophet 5
Leon Charles Percussion, Background Vocals
Kwesi "Mo" Maison Piano
Kponja Epanda Keyboards
Kojo Maison Bass Guitar, Background Vocals, Hand Clapping
Keni St. George Percussion
Kayode Dosunmu Guitar, Bass Guitar
Jett Arnold Nylander Guitar
Jane James Background Vocals
James Eyefia Guitar
Jake Sollo Guitar, Percussion, Synthesizer Bass
Isaiah Obasuyi Guitar (Tenor)
Igwe Ede Percussion
Ify Okwechime Background Vocals
Godfrey Odili Drums
Ghombi Myris Drums, Vocals
George Atomba Conga
George Achini Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Gbubemi Amas Vocals
Fredo Ndoumbez Trumpet
Frankie Song Piano, Keyboards, Vibes
Francis Igboke Percussion
Fidelis Nwekwe Percussion
Fidel Bateke Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Felix Odey Bass, Rhythm Guitar
Felix Lebarty Guitar, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Guitar (Tenor)
Eugene Ndema Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Eno Louis Rhythm Guitar, Guitar (Tenor)
Eddie Wilkey Guitar
Diguga Ifedioranma Percussion, Conga, Background Vocals
Didi Lead Rhythm Guitar, Guitar (Tenor)
D. Number Adebulu Percussion
Chris Ify Hanen Synthesizer, Percussion, Vocals, Background Vocals
Charlie Papa Guitar, Percussion
Basil Barap Bass
Austin Onwurah Drums
Ato Davis Rhythm Guitar
Alex Tony Okoroji Organ, Synthesizer, Guitar, Piano, Strings, Background Vocals, Clavinet
Abiodun "Chico" Oyemade Percussion, Conga
Segun Robert Vocals, Background Vocals, Hand Clapping
Oby Onyioha Vocals
Murphy Williams Vocals, Background Vocals
Martha Ulaeto Vocals, Background Vocals
Kris Okotie Vocals
Joe Moks Vocals, Background Vocals
Emma Baloka Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Bayo Damazio Vocals
Amel Addmore Background Vocals
Zack Roberts Vocals, Background Vocals
Willy Roy Strings, Keyboards
Vincent Ekedi Drums
Uncle Ben Vocals, Background Vocals
The Locrian String Ensemble Strings
Terry Obi Trumpet
Sunny Ojegbalani Ofili Percussion, Conga, Background Vocals
Steeve Black Percussion, Conga, Vocals, Background Vocals
Sony Enang Keyboards
Sonny Okpala Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Simeon Catlyn Background Vocals
Sharp Mike Trumpet
Sega Gafatchi Organ, Synthesizer, Guitar, Percussion, Background Vocals
Sandra Onoh Background Vocals
Renny Pearl Percussion, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Technical Credits
Peter Schreier String Overdubs
Lemmy Jackson Composer, Producer
Chris MBA Composer
Brad Grisdale Engineer
Akie Deen Producer
Odion Iruoje Producer
Pete James overdub engineer
Pat Stapely overdub engineer
Tony Okoroji Producer
Tony Essien Producer
Kayode Salami Engineer
Uchenna Ikonne Liner Notes, Annotation
Alfredo Rick-Dimas Art Direction
Mosco Egbe Arranger, Producer
Mike Abiola Phillips Producer
Matto Osiuwu Engineer
Martin Ikebuaku Engineer
Larry Ifedioranma Producer
Kwesi "Mo" Maison Horn Arrangements
Kunle Falola Composer
Kojo Maison Producer
John Malife Engineer
Jake Sollo Arranger, Producer, String Ensemble
Goddy Ukonu Engineer
George Achini Arranger, Producer
Gbubemi Amanoritsewor Composer
Christian Aghanenu Composer
Chris Ify Hanen Producer
Ben J. Bonnaud Engineer
Bayo Aro Engineer
Ayoade Adigun Engineer
Alex Tony Okoroji Composer, Producer
Segun Robert Arranger
Murphy Williams Composer
Martha Ulaeto Composer, Producer
Kris Okotie Composer
Emma Baloka Arranger
Amel Addmore Producer
A. Martin Ikebuaku Engineer
Zack Roberts Producer
Toks Shotade Engineer
Steeve Black Composer
Segun Robert Lepe Composer
Sega Gafatchi Producer
Renny Pearl Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Remy Njoku Engineer
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