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Ozobia Special


Artist: Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Brothers
Label: BBE Music
Release Date: 01 May 2020

Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Sound’s one and only album, Ozobia Special, is an example of early '80s Igbo Highlife, drawing on Ghana Highlife as well as traditional Ogene 6/8 bell tempos...

Epitomizes the feel-good, gospel-tinged party atmosphere of Igbo Highlife, Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Sound’s Ozobia Special has been long out of circulation, but thanks to the people at BBE Music it's been reissued and is bound to find a new audience.

It's an upbeat Ghanaian album which is global in its appeal. Of course if you're not a fan off cheesy disco albums then it's unlikely that this will convert you, but for those who warmly embrace the genre this has a lot to offer.

On a side note 'Osula Nwa Eje Ubi Eje Oba' sounds like they band are fondly singing "Oh, Slough"... But I doubt they are... Who would?

An upbeat party album that will get you shaking those hips...


Nick Smithson

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