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.
Should the Gods deem me worthy of fatherhood, I have vowed to some day name my first daughter, ‘Morenike’ (moe-re-knee-ke). The name ‘Morenike’, in Yoruba means ‘I have found one to cherish’ and is usually bestowed upon a much sought after female child. Taken from my sophomore album ‘Adesiji’, the song has thus far turned … Continue reading
We’ve just completed the first half of the video shoot for , ‘Morenike‘ and currently working on post production. ‘Enjoy.
I met Osunlade back in ’98 during what was then my first professional musical trip to the US. Our very first collaboration together, yielded the much raved about and danced to, Soulful House classic, ‘Feel’s Like‘. During his initial foray into the dance world, Osunlade was kind and generous enough to have me tend to … Continue reading
I’m digging Eric Robersons new album ‘Music Fan First. It’s highly encouraging to see an independent artist taking on the industry on his own terms and winning on all fronts. I particularly love his ode to chocolate city’s finest on the sensual ‘Howard Girls‘ Go check it out and help spread the word.
Artist: SIJI Title: YEARNING FOR HOME (VIDEO) Label: IVY Records Director: Siji Cinematographer: Scott Beardslee Film Editor: Julie Carr-Lawal A close friend of mine whom upon listening to my new album, showered me with compliments and then jokingly commented that it appeared as though I’d just built the Empire State building, but had yet to … Continue reading
I finally made it!!! My latest offering, ‘ADESIJI’ is now exclusively available for purchase in digital download format from http://www.sijimusic.com. All downloads have been bounced at a bit rate of 320 kbps for your optimum listening pleasure. ‘ADESIJI’, shall be made widely available on all digital outlets (Itunes, Rhaphsody, Amazon etc) in the coming weeks. … Continue reading
Reviews on the forthcoming album have been appearing online as well as on a number of key tastemaker playlists. Gabriel Rich of Soul Interviews, has just posted up a glowing review on the album. Check it out.
As a youngster in Gidi (Lagos) back in the 70’s, Isaac Hayes ruled the airwaves of my household alongside James Brown, Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade. His powerful baritone, bald dome and impossing figure, created quite a an impression on my young ears, eyes and mind. The unending organ and guitar and meltdown at … Continue reading