THE HISTORY OF MUSIC GENRES

When Hausa and Yoruba Music Collide

A History of Waka Music

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Under The Sokoto Caliphate

Many ethnic groups and kingdoms have occupied the land presently known as Nigeria. The cultural roots of Waka lies in the musical traditions of two groups; The Hausa and the Yoruba. While Waka is primarily understood as a…

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If Ever You’re Listening

If Ever You’re Listening

IEYL is a blog that posts weekly music essays about albums, genres, songs, and other novel topics in the music world that span across time and culture.