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King Sunny Adé: Afropop Video Interview


Nigerian juju legend King Sunny Adé paid an overdue visit to New York in July 2016, performing at Central Park SummerStage. Afropop was invited to film the concert and interview the legend on video. He spoke with Afropop about his love for New York and the roots of his juju music.

For more, listen to our King Sunny Adé: Hip Deep Portrait from 2005. Also, check out these excellent photos from King Sunny Adé’s 70th birthday celebration this August in Brooklyn!

Filmed by Sean Barlow and Banning Eyre

Edited by Kinte, Le Prince Heritier, an excellent artist in his own right!

Mixing by Stephanie Lebow

King Sunny Adé is represented in the U.S. by Kunle Ade.

For U.S. booking, contact Bolaji Dawodu