Okay we’re a day late. (It’s Sean’s fault.) Happy Indpendence Day Nigeria. Your music industry is too large and prolific and dominant across the continent and the globe to sum up in a few videos, but here’s an idea:


[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEkG6EswH2w&w=600&h=369]

Hip Hop

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrxL2XbHnjo&w=600&h=369]


[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkDgnVJa7SU&w=560&h=315]


If this isn’t enough, check out King Ola and DJ E Cool‘s 2011 Nigerian Independence Day Mix!

Further Reading