Musiliu Haruna Ishola & His Apala Remix — Soyoyo

Musiliu Haruna Ishola

Side 1

Ise Oluwa Ko Seni Toye

Eyin Agba

Late Chief (Mrs.) Lydia Fasawe

Late Prince Gbenga Adeboye

Opon Apala Ti Sun

Side 2

My Dear (Apala Remix)

Akoko Olute Lorin Wa

Ba O Ri Igun Ao Gbode Sebo

Fadaka Club

Nibo Loboran Miyun


Found this at a Nigerian shop in Brooklyn not too long ago. Track 1 on Side 2 is a monster. Haruna Ishola‘s son Musiliu makes music, didn’t know that til now. This is a revitalized take on apala music, a percussive Yoruba Muslim genre of popular music from back in the day (ie 1930s-70s heyday).

One response to “Musiliu Haruna Ishola & His Apala Remix — Soyoyo”

  1. Gregg A Evans says:

    I was just checking this guy out on a video and thinking it was his father. This sounds more modern than the video.

    What is he singing about? is it ad libbing? very interested in apala

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