By Prince Sunny Ebhojiaye.
Award winning Kora best reggae artiste in Africa in 2010, Super Star King Wadada has moved from the realm of being an entertainer to an activist and prophet of music gospel with prophetic messages.
He delivers his messages very clearly and directly to those concerned. One thing going for King Wadada in over 20years in the music industry is his talent and versatility. He is very blunt and is never hypocritical in his music. He sings and passes messages of love, goodwill, caution and advice to person concern.
This has earned him great respect. The emergence of King Wadada on the music scene in Nigeria marked a turn point in his music career. Emperor Wadada who is a budding Nigeria multi-talented music ambassador already has over 80 beats and has recorded with over 10 artistes.
At Startrend awards night held at the Excellence Hotel Ogba, Ikeja,Lagos last year where he bagged the best entertainment music award, he gave a command performance on stage.
Speaking to CITY EXPRESS NEWS at the event, King Wadada said that he has never regret of being a musician and entertainer. According to King Wadada, his music has healed many wounds. “I am a prophet of music and my song captured the mood of the nation. ” There is hunger in Nigeria, We are suffering and smiling, that’s what we are doing in Nigeria now.
His kind of music shows a very original, unique pattern different from the rest musical style that is now a common phenomenon in the music industry. His reggae music is delighted and meaningful to music lovers. His music diction is superb with stage Skaggs that keep people on their feet. He has featured in many events and performed in many music festivals both national and in the world alongside Nigeria’s finest like Femi Anikulapo Kuti, Fela’s son, Daddy Shockey, Lucky Dube, Blossom Chioma Gabriel, James and John,Chidi Uzoma and Africa China.
In 2004, September 10th, King Wadada performed alongside Wyclef Jean at the Guinness International Conert. Shell
Club Portharcourt, 2006 Felabration Concert in Lagos and Ose Gold Hotel Musical Concert in Lagos.
He won the best music award by Encomium magazine twice, the best spiritual music (NMA) Nigeria Music Award in London in 2015. The dreadlocks
Edo State sensational singer said he has never regretted being a musician.