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Òpátàmèdù is a Nigerian folk musician, singer-songwriter and percussionist.

Lagbaja
GenresFolk
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, founder of Opatradikoncept
InstrumentsPercussion and vocals
Years active1998–present
LabelsOpatradikoncept

Name and maskEdit

According to Òpátàmèdù (pronounced Òpá tàmèdù), his mask is used as an identity .[1] Tàmèdù is a Yoruba word that means "nobody in particular". And the Òpá identifies Talking Drum Stick.[2] He deprived from an icon called Lágbájá. And named himself Òpátàmèdù as a symbol of being majorly an African Traditional performing artist that based mostly on African Talking drums.

AwardsEdit

DiscographyEdit

  • 'Ikira', 1993
  • Lagbaja, 1993
  • Cest Un African Thing, 1996
  • ME, 2000
  • WE, 2000
  • We and Me Part II, 2000
  • ABAMI, 2000
  • Africano... the mother of groove, 2005
  • Paradise, 2009
  • Sharp Sharp, 2009
  • 200 Million Mumu (The Biiter Truth), 2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AJAYI, SEGUN (11 February 2008). "LWHY I DON'T ACCEPT PEANUTS – Lágbájá". ModernGhana.com. Modern Ghana Media Communication. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  2. ^ Pareles, Jon (11 August 2001). "Mining a Musical Diaspora, From a Yoruban Beat to Jazz". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
  3. ^ BBC: Channel O Spirit Of Africa Music Video Awards 2006

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