K1 De Ultimate

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K1 De Ultimate
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Background information
Birth nameWasiu Ayinde Adewale Olasunkanmi Omogbolahan Anifowoshe
Also known asIgi Jegede,( King of Fuji Music,) (Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Barrister) (King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal) Kwam1, (k1 de Ultimate)
Born (1957-03-03) 3 March 1957 (age 62)
Agarawu, Lagos State, Nigeria
OriginIjebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria
GenresFuji music
Occupation(s)singer, performer
Years active1979–present
LabelsFuji Repete

K1 De Ultimate (born Olasunkanmi Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, March 3, 1957), is a Nigerian Fuji musician. He is known for introducing the genre to the sounds of keyboards, saxophones and guitars and making the genre a danceable tune, that appeals to all age group, irrespective of tribe and background .[1]

Background[edit]

The King of Fuji Music: Wasiu Ayinde Adewale Omogbolahan Olasunkanmi Anifowoshe K1 De Ultimate discovered his interest in music when he was 8. His parents initially opposed but he continued to pursue his passion and by the time he was 15 he had won various local musical competitions.[2] He later became member of Ayinde Barrister's band, the Supreme Fuji Commanders from 1975 to 1978. He released his first solo album Title Iba Special track 'Abode Mecca' in 1980. He released his most successful album Talazo 84'in 1984.Won Many Titles and Several Music Awards.Title as Badabarawu of ogijo in 1985, Ekerin Amuludun of Ibadanland in 1986,Golden Mercury of Africa Title in 1986, Dr of Music at Saint John University Bakerfield California Usa in 1989.Crown as King of Fuji, (Oluaye Fuji Music in General) at nta ibadan in 1993.The Golden Child of lagos (Oluomo of lagos) by King Adeyinka oyekan of Lagos in 1999 and many more of Titles and Achievements .B[1]

Music career[edit]

K1 De Ultimate began his global tour between North America and Europe in 1986 performed at Amazon Town hall London 1987 and Newyork city United State with full Talazo Band Sep 28 1990,London Yuppie 1 and 2 Night 1991/92, European Tour 1995, Berlin 1997,North America Usa/Canada 98 Canada 2000, Usa Tour 2003 he has continued non stop touring annually since.[3] In 1995 he delivered the first Fuji performance ever at WOMAD Festival.He is also the only Fuji musician to perform at Troxy, WOMEX and SOB's.[4]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • 1980: Iba (Tgaines)
  • 1981: Esi Oro (Tgaines)
  • 1982: Igbalaye (Tgaines)
  • 1984: Talazo System (Tgaines)
  • 1984: Talazo '84
  • 1984: Ise L'Ogun Ise (Tgaines)
  • 1984: Ijo olomo (Tgaines)
  • 1985: Talazo Disco 85 (Tgaines)
  • 1985: Alhaji Chief Wasiu Ayinde Barrister and His Talazo Fuji Commanders Organisation Oloriki Metta / Ki De Se [p] Vinyl LP Leader Record / LRC (LP) 05 (Tgaines)
  • 1985: Elo-Sora (Tgaines)
  • 1985: Pomposity (Tgaines)
  • 1986: Ori (Tgaines)
  • 1986: Tiwa Dayo (Tgaines)
  • 1986: Erin Goke - Lecture (Tgaines)
  • 1986: Baby Je Kajo (Tgaines)
  • 1987: Talazo In London (Tgaines)
  • 1987: Aiyé (Tgaines)
  • 1987: Adieu Awolowo (Tgaines)
  • 1988: Sun - Splash (Tgaines)
  • 1988: Fuji Headline (Tgaines)
  • 1988: My Dear Mother (Tgaines)
  • 1989: Fuji Rapping–– (Tgaines)
  • 1989: Achievement (Tgaines)
  • 1990: Jo Fun Mi (Dance For Me) (Tgaines)
  • 1991: American Tips
  • 1991: Fuji Collections (Tgaines)
  • 1993: The Ultimate (Tgaines)
  • 1995: Consolidation (Tgaines)
  • 1995: Reflection (Tgaines)
  • 1995: Talazo Fuji Party Music Compact Disk (Tgaines)
  • 1996: Legacy (Tgaines)
  • 1996: Faze 2 Global Tour '96 (Tgaines)
  • 1997: History (Edited By Tgaines)
  • 1997: Berlin Compact Disk (Tgaines)
  • 1999: Fuji Fusion (Okofaji Carnival) (Tgaines)
  • 2000: New Era (Tgaines)
  • 2000: Faze 3 (Tgaines)
  • 2001: Message (Tgaines)
  • 2001: Statement (Tgaines)
  • 2001: New Lagos (Tgaines)
  • 2002: Gourd (Tgaines)
  • 2003: Big Deal (Tgaines)
  • 2006: Flavour
  • 2011: Tribute To My Mentor (Tgaines)
  • 2012: Instinct (Tgaines)
  • 2012: Fuji Time (Tgaines)
  • 2017: 22 Dec Fuji Ep Let Music Flow (Tgaines)

Hit Live Play (Edited By Tgaines)

  • 1983: Talazo System
  • 1984: Omo Akorede
  • 1986: Golden Mercury
  • 1989: Siliky
  • 1990: American Tour Live
  • 1991: Yuppie Night 1 n 2
  • 1994: Consolidation live Ade Bendel
  • 1995: Sabaka Night
  • 1995: Oju Opon
  • 1995: Fadaka Club
  • 1995: London Hamburg Amsterdam Berlin 95
  • 1997: London Hamburg Amsterdam Berlin Paris 97
  • 1998: United Kingdom Live
  • 1998: Newyork Chicago Atlanta Houston & Canada Tour Toronto Montreal live 1998
  • 1999: New Era Live United Kingdom
  • 1999: Afinni
  • 2000: Canada live
  • 2007: United Kingdom Ireland Tour Live
  • 2007: The Truth Live

And Many More Hit Live Eko for show usa 1990 Concert

  • 1995 Womad Concert
  • 1997 Benson & Hedges
  • 1999 Benson & Hedges Loud in Lagos

Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013[5] K1 De Ultimate The Headies | Hall Of Fame Won
2014[6] K1 De Ultimate City People Lifetime Achievement Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harris, Craig. "Ayinde King Wasiu Marshal | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved May 29, 2016.
  2. ^ Paul Wale Ademowo, " ISBN 978-9-78322-089-8, Publisher: Effective Publishers (1996)
  3. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/201408010118.html
  4. ^ http://www.rkjmediang.com/2016/09/29/olasunkanmi-marshal-k1-de-ultimate-continues-set-new-standards-indigenous-music/
  5. ^ http://notjustok.com/2013/12/27/the-headies-2013-view-winners-list/
  6. ^ http://www.topcelebritiesng.com/fuji-king-k1-wins-city-peoples-lifetime-achievement-award//