The New York Times: “Running Deep, the Roots of King Sunny Adé”

A fantastic New York Times article on the roots of King Sunny Adé:

“From Bhojsons, the musician would stroll down the rail track all the way to his rented room in Mushin, some three miles north. It was the mid-1960s and the young man, Sunday Ishola Adeniyi Adegeye, still an unknown artist, could not afford the cab fare home.

Today, 69 and long known as King Sunny Adé, he is a wealthy man and one of Nigeria’s most famous musicians…”

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