Ebenezer Obey in London social spotlight, but nostalgic fans fail to whip up the ‘Miliki’ sentiment

Chief Ebenezer Remilekun Olasupo Aremu Fabiyi, aka Ebenezer Obey, is no stranger to the United Kingdom. In his career as a performer and secular musician, continuing into his evangelical ministry, he’s a regular visitor to the queen’s land. The Juju maestro-turned-missionary, whose reputation as a superstar musician remains iconic nonetheless, is currently in London but […]

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Octogenarian musician and the grand-daddy of highlife in Nigeria, the legendary Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju, a.k.a Fatai Rolling Dollar (FRD) is back in the UK. His bill-topping live set will feature at Majestic Restaurant, 330A Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 on Sunday 7th June 2009. Scheduled to start from 8.00pm, the music extravaganza will continue into the night till […]

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Juwon Ogungbe Trio to debut at Majestic Jazz Forum

Juwon Ogungbe Trio to debut at Majestic Jazz Forum Singer-pianist Juwon Ogungbe is returning to performing with a band, after a long break. In the interim, Juwon composed music for theatre shows (including Off Broadway and Royal Shakespeare Company productions), sang in operas (for the Aldeburgh Festival, amongst others) and led large scale community music […]

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Majestic Restaurant: Offering the finest in African cuisine

About five years ago, the ownership cum management baton changed hands at the restaurant formerly known (for almost a decade!) as Labalaba (Butterfly) Restaurant. Since then, the remodelled eatery now known as Majestic Restaurant has been upwardly mobile with customer-centred innovations the cornerstone of the drive to boost its clientele base. Today, with its combination […]

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Afro-Jazz berths at London’s Majestic Restaurant

Afro-Jazz berths at London’s Majestic Restaurant By Segun Fajemisin For all the goodies touted in the event flyer, an e-bulletin sent out a week earlier, London’s bustling Majestic Restaurant certainly lived up to its reputation. The Nigerian-owned eatery on Coldharbour Lane in Brixton literally rolled out the drums on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May 2007 […]

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