The original ‘Baby Jowo’ was a classic when it first came out. Now Nigerian musician Tuface Idibia and Sir (Dr) Victor Olaiya have done a remix of the classic song. This is a Must watch. Both artistes just raised the bar for this song. Check it out below. Excellent Collaboration
Who is Victor Olaiya?
Victor Abimbola Olaiya (born 31 December 1930), also known as Dr Victor Olaiya, is a Nigerian trumpeter who plays in the highlife style. Though extremely famous in Nigeria during the 1950s and early 1960s, Olaiya received little recognition outside his native country. Alhaji Alade Odunewu of the Daily Times described him as “The Evil Genius of Highlife.
Olaiya have shared the stage with the American jazz musicianLouis Armstrong. Late afrobeat legend andvocalist Fela Kuti played with Olaiya and went on to achieve individual success.During the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70, Olaiya was given the rank of a lieutenant colonel (honorary) in the Nigerian army and his band played for the troops at various locations. He later travelled to the Congo to perform for United Nations troops.