Wasiu Alabi Pasuma

Wasiu Alabi Odetola Listen (Pasuma) (born 27 November 1967), also known as "Oganla", "Gauzu Fuji", "Ijoba Fuji" is a Fuji musician, Nigerian film actor.[3]

Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
Born(1967-11-27)27 November 1967
NationalityNigerian
CitizenshipNigeria, Georgia[1][2] US
Occupationfilm actor
fuji musician, Hip hop musician
Children10 ; including Wasilat Odetola, Oyindamola Odetola, Sultan Odetola, Aaliyah Odetola, Opeyemi Odetola, Amirah Odetola, Rookebat Odetola, Wariz Odetola, Junior Odetola

Early lifeEdit

Born Wasiu Alabi Odetola on 27 November 1967 in Mushin, Lagos State. He was brought up in Kwara State, Western Nigeria.[4][5]

CareerEdit

Pasuma's album "Recognition" was released in 1993. He has since then released over 30 albums, going on to become one of the most successful Fuji musicians in Nigeria.[6]

He has also collaborated with several recording artists, some of which are Bola Abimbola and King Sunny Ade. Asides from singing, he has also featured in a number of Nigerian movies such as Iyanje and Alenibare.[7]

On 6 Sept 2015, Pasuma beat the likes of Olamide, Phyno, and Flavour to emerge the winner of Best Indigenous Artist of the year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.[8]

He won the Best International Music Video 2021 by Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPAwards).[9]

VideographyEdit

Year Title Director Ref
2016 Aiye Miami (Remix) As featured artist H2G Films [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patricia, Uyeh (2 May 2018). "Fuji singer, Pasuma gets honoured with Georgia state citizenship". Vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  2. ^ David (21 March 2018). "Fuji Musician, Pasuma Awarded Honorary Citizenship of Georgia, USA (Photos)". Informationng.com. Informationng.com.
  3. ^ "I almost emptied my account helping people during COVID-19, says Pasuma". Punch Newspapers. 8 November 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Pasuma vs Saheed Osupa, who is taking over Fujidom". The Sun Newspaper. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Fuji and its Pop Condiments, Articles". thisdaylive.com. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  6. ^ "On new logo, Kwara flaunts its tourist attractions". The Punch. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Wasiu Ayinde Rejects Pasuma At His "K1 Live Unusual" Concert, Saheed Osupa, Obesere, Ayuba, 2Face, Olamide To Grace Show". nigeriatell.com. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  8. ^ Kayode, Badmus (7 September 2015). "Pasuma defeats Olamide and Phyno to emerge Indigenous Artist of the Year". Kayode. The net.ng. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  9. ^ "HAPAwards celebrates Pasuma, supports WAKANDA-One City Initiative". Vanguard News. 1 March 2022. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  10. ^ "Music Video Lace – Aiye Miami @knx9ja.tk (Remix) feat. Reekado Banks & Pasuma". Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. 21 September 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2016.