Acclaimed master of Nigerian fuji music King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal comes to Square Roots Festival | Concert Preview | Chicago Reader

Acclaimed master of Nigerian fuji music King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal comes to Square Roots Festival 

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King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal

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Ayinde Barrister is known as the pioneer of Nigerian fuji music, but it’s King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal who has spread the percussion-rich style globally—after working with Barrister as backup singer between 1975 and 1978 he emerged as a bandleader himself. Though the…

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