Popularly known as Matagbamole, Saheed Akorede Osupa hails from Ibadan. Though the famous musician was born in Lagos, his family house is located in Ayeye, in Ibadan. He has waxed many albums. He bagged his bachelor’s degree from the University of Ibadan, in Political Science. He is one of the wave-making musicians today in the industry.
Alhaji Abass Akande Obesere, popularly known as Omo Rapala, is also an indigene of Ibadan. He has released many popular albums such as Palongo and many more. He holds the chieftaincy title of Agbaakin Bobagunwa. Papa Tosibe, as he is fondly called is one of those making Ibadanland proud.
Taye Adebisi Akande, popularly known as Currency, was born in Ibadan. He started his musical career at the tender age of 17. He is also called Baba Honorable, by most of his fans. Taye Currency began his career at the age of 17 when he founded the “Currency Band” with his twin brother and manager Rahmon Akilapa, who is now deceased. He has been doing well in the industry. He began singing at a young age, with his family’s encouragement. Currency claims that his character is the key to his success. The artist is a true workaholic who puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He also expresses gratitude to his brother, Alhaji Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, for all of his support, and he praises God for his life.
Alhaji Rasheed Ayinde, popularly known as Merenge, is one of the Fuji acts that was born in Ibadan. The sexagenarian is a leading figure in the Fuji world in Nigeria. He has produced many albums as well.
Wasiu Atanda, also known as Shanko Rasheed, is a popular Fuji musician from the city of Ibadan. He started his music career at a tender age, with Wasiu Alabi Pasuma as his mentor. He has waxed many albums. He is popularly called Wayne of Fuji.
Wasiu Aiki, popularly known as Wasiu Container, is also one of the popular Fuji acts from Ibadan. He also started his musical career at a tender age. Late last year, the musician cried out for help from well-meaning Nigerians as he was in dire need of financial assistance due to his ill health.