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A group of young drummer boys and griots converse and trek towards an event.  Adekusibe creates a festive ambience in this painting with ochre and warm colours to give it a receptive atmosphere of harmony, gaiety and fun.  In Yoruba land (and in Lagos), these drummers flock event centres especially society weddings, birthday celebrations, funerals […]

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artiste Ade Odunfa Lagos, Nigeria

Adekusibe Odunfa was born in Lagos on May 19th, 1973.  Adekusibe is an indigene of Imala in Ogun State. He attended the Abina Primary School, Abina, Surulere, Lagos (First School Leaving Certificate) 1980-1985 and the Ansar Ud – Deen Secondary School, Surulere, Lagos (WAEC/GCE “O Level”) 1985 – 1991.  He subsequently graduated with a degree […]

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A group of young drummer boys and griots converse and trek towards an event.  Adekusibe creates a festive ambience in this painting with ochre and warm colours to give it a receptive atmosphere of harmony, gaiety and fun.  In Yoruba land (and in Lagos), these drummers flock event centres especially society weddings, birthday celebrations, funerals etc. to play “praise singing” tunes to dignitaries and guests in friendly manners as the solicit for money and handouts.

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