SIJI – ‘Ijo’ (Official Video)

Artist: SIJI Title: IJO (Official Video) Label: Sole Channel Records Director: SIJI Producers: Siji, Alix Alvarez & Tunji Ladoja Video Concept; Akintunde Disu Hot on the success of the recent Siji/Alix Alvarez collaboration comes the stunning visual interpretation to their classic single “Ijo”. Shot on location in Lagos, Nigeria, where Siji has been rediscovering his … Continue reading

“Ijo” now available on Itunes

Siji’s new single ‘Ijo’ is now available for downloading on Itunes The Lagos shot video is currently in post production. Stills to follow shortly.

GIDI WALK THROUGH

For the many who were wondering what I got up to in Lagos, kindly enjoy, Courtesy of my buddies @ Nigezie TV.

GHANA EMOTION

Having spent a manic 3 months plus in Lagos, I thought it best to let off steam. Things had come to a close head on the set of fellow muso, Ade Bantus’ music video shoot which I was co-directing. It was close to 100 degrees in the heart of Ajegunle City, and the area boys … Continue reading

When We Gonna Learn?

Just as  I thought I’d gotten lagos, Naija down with nothing left to shock the senses, I was invited by fellow musician Ade Bantu, to assist on a project which touched upon capital punishment in our public school system appropriately titled ‘Whip Not Child’. We attended a primary school in Ajegunle and beheld, the horror, … Continue reading

THE STORY THUS FAR

I’ve finally settled down into a groove of sorts out this way. The intermittent power supply although irritating, no longer unnerves the soul as does the brain numbing drone of chinese made generators. Hence, the sudden plunge into darkness no longer startles me. Things have slowed down some as Lagosians get back into the swing … Continue reading

LIFE IN GIDI

I’ve finally settling into life back home. It’s been a full and complete assault on the senses. I’ve had to decide between sleeping in a blanket of heat and total darkness or with making do with the mind rattling drone of generators. The landscape itself is brutal, dust/smog filled and humid as f**k! But hell, … Continue reading

GIDI BOUND

I’m about to embark upon a long overdue trip to see my native homeland, Nigeria. I was last on the continent a little over 7 years ago and without a doubt, much has changed since then. I’m hoping the trip would provide fodder for my next recording project as well as fulfill a nagging desire … Continue reading

Thelonius Monk; The Life & Times of An American Original

I’ve just picked this up. It’s quite a riveting and fascinating insight into the work and lifetimes of the high priest of Bop, Thelonius Monk.

‘MORENIKE’

We’ve just completed the first half of the video shoot for , ‘Morenike‘ and currently working on post production. ‘Enjoy.