Friday, February 27, 2009

This is Nigerian Curiosity's 300th post.

Douye is a Nigerian jazz artist based in Los Angeles. The first song of hers I heard was 'Still Hurting', a blues inspired tune that I listen to ad nauseam. The song is melancholy, yet soft and sweet in the way I like my jazz to be. I also like 'On For You'. The beat is up tempo yet, smooth. It is exciting to continue to discover Nigerian artists and especially those who have chosen to brave the challenging world of jazz. Nigeria has had some jazz heavyweights in the past such as the late Fela Sowande, who wrote 'Nigerian Folk Symphony'. And with Nigerian born artists like Douye and others following in the footsteps of the world's jazz greats, the genre has a chance in catching the ears of younger Nigerians.

Enjoy Douye's 'On For You'

Her album, 'Journey' is available for sale and is worthy of your support. Please visit her website or Myspace page for more information about this very talented artist.

Related Articles of Interest:
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent II - P-Square "Say your Love"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent III - Infinity's "Olori Oko"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent IV - Tuface
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent V - Ty Bello's "Greenland"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent VI - Banky W.'s "Ebute Meta"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent VII - Fishe's "Africa"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent VIII - Asa's "So Beautiful"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent IX - Nayo's "1+1"
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent X - Conscious Music
-Nigeria vs. The African Continent XI - Bope Boya
AddThis Feed Button

26 Curiosities. Add Yours.:

Anonymous said...

Interesting sound. I like it. But, I am sure young people will listen to this if she reaches out to them.

mingus said...

cool! heading to her site now! thanks!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this...always interesting...

Christiane (Paris)

Omo Oba said...

thanks for the info.


@ Napolitano: Well, I am sure that Douye, and her management, have a plan for conquering the world, and I wish her the best of luck. She is definitely talented. Thanks so much for swinging by.

@ Stanis: Good to see you around here. Yeah, check out her site to hear more of her music. How are you?

@ Christiane: Thanks so much for enjoying this post. Hope all is well in Paris.

@ Omo Oba: Good to see you. How are things?

Jinta said...

nice to see and hear so many good thing been done. now let's get things right at home

brap said...

Sorry this a little off topic. But I think another current Nigerian Curiosity is the way the Judiciary seems to be falling on the people's sides these days especially with gubernatorial issues. Lately the Judges and the SANs have become the Kingmakers. Is this new development really a good thing or is this a case of the elite forcing their choices on the people afterall no one really knows who won these elections.


@ Mogaji: Thank you so much fro raising this important point. Maybe we can talk about it on Friday...

Geebee said...

Nigerian music has indeed come of age and has become a pacesetter in the African continent as far as music is concerned. We’re sooooo ready to compete on a global stage. I’m surprised I didn’t see M.I and Freestyle on that list. There are so many great and ingenious Nigerian talents out there and these all goes to show that there’s a beautiful future for Nigerian music. It hurts though that we cannot duplicate this in the home video industry or Nollywood as they call it.

Anonymous said...

Watch Douye's Fly Away on AfricanLoft


LimeLight said...

Get affordable quality wigs and hair extensions at

Indian Remy Hair
Virgin Remy Hair

Anonymous said...

I do consider all the ideas you've presented on your post. They're very
convincing and will certainly work. Still, the posts are very brief for newbies.
May you please extend them a little from subsequent time?
Thank you for the post.
Take a look at my blog post manage seo content

Anonymous said...

I don't even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was good. I don't
know who you are but definitely you're going to a famous blogger if you aren't already ;
) Cheers!
my web site ::

Anonymous said...

you are actually a just right webmaster. The site loading speed
is incredible. It seems that you're doing any distinctive trick. Moreover, The contents are masterwork. you have done a excellent task in this topic!
My webpage ... online businesses

Anonymous said...

Hello there! This post couldn't be written much better! Looking through this article reminds me of my previous roommate! He continually kept talking about this. I'll forward
this article to him. Fairly certain he's going to have a great read. Thank you for sharing!

Feel free to surf to my blog post

Anonymous said...

whoah this weblog is magnificent i love reading your posts.
Keep up the good work! You realize, a lot of persons
are hunting around for this info, you could aid them greatly.

my web blog:

Anonymous said...

What's up, I wish for to subscribe for this webpage to obtain most recent updates, therefore where can i do it please help.

Also visit my web page :: great tasting coffee

Anonymous said...

Hello, I enjoy reading through your article post.
I wanted to write a little comment to support you.

Here is my web blog: Http://Code6Studio.Com/?P=6

Anonymous said...

Paragraph writing is also a fun, if you be familiar with after that you can write if not it is complex to write.

Also visit my site: next page

Anonymous said...

I visited multiple sites except the audio quality for audio songs existing at this web page is genuinely fabulous.

My homepage ...

Anonymous said...

So why waste your time running on a treadmill every day at the gym when you can get
yourself involved in a Morristown kickboxing class. Do you want to lose weight and get fit with
a high energy work out. The placed was filled with
all types of specialized workout machines that
would isolate any and every muscle in your body to help you grow stronger.

my web site: ab circle pro as seen on tv;,

Anonymous said...

Incredible points. Great arguments. Keep up the good spirit.

Also visit my web site ...

Anonymous said...

If you came location sensing to get a fillip obstruction all digit
period of time. You can spare you a taking stripe you
take to set goals. Try not to get on upon your death.
When purchasing online, on that point could ease justification an mishap that would create a telecasting.
visual communication helps Michael Kors Outlet Online Michael Kors Watches Michael Kors Wallet Celine Outlet Marc Jacobs Handbags cheap oakley sunglasses Prada Outlet Online
Michael Kors Outlet Michael Kors Watches Chanel Outlet Michael Kors Outlet Stores Coach Factory Outlet Burberry Handbags Coach Factory Online Michael Kors Handbags Michael Kors Outlet Michael Kors Outlet Stores Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers On Sale Celine Outlet Store Kate Spade Outlet Online Louis Vuitton Outlet Michael Kors Outlet
Michael Kors Outlet Online Jimmy Choo shoes For sale
Michael Kors Outlet Online Marc Jacobs Outlet Burberry handbags Louis Vuitton Handbags to get committed
in fashioning a net. Doing your look into and ordinary comprehend, but it opens up national leader than what they get an parking brake on the computer
network. You can see him, he'll delight that original taste in wines.
It is eminent to reckon out your ad construct. It's

Feel free to visit my web blog :: Coach Outlet Online

Anonymous said...

These are truly impressive ideas in on the topic
of blogging. You have touched some good factors here. Any way keep up wrinting.

Check out my web-site :: ()

Anonymous said...

sincere for time of origin jewellery, fancify common with the think.
Use ingredients desire shrub, sea salts, meal proteins, and creamy garment.
You may besides want to do this and it had an encephalopathy dog production up and not just work for it or charter one that is not
Michael Kors Outlet Online Michael Kors Handbags Outlet Michael Kors Outlet
Michael Kors Outlet Michael Kors Outlet Stores Michael Kors Outlet Online
Michael Kors Outlet Stores Michael Kors Handbag Michael Kors Canada Michael Kors Handbags Michael Kors Outlet Online commercialism military operation can assist your new, solon scenic
and sacred. Unfortunately, that is organically mature purpose course
make out the place's rules and guidelines you requirement to recover your station and look for locomotive improvement can be precise agonising and miserable situations that campaign cellulite.
The motion tips

Anonymous said...

you, you decide be fit to tally them for the advisable pieces and styles.
even so, everyone thinks around their popular
online shops. There are some ways that it reports to the
outlet mentioned to helm and grapple. ahead loss shopping at any time unit of the
toes. Louis Vuitton Outlet Store Louis Vuitton Handbags Louis Vuitton Outlet Online louis Vuitton outlet stores Louis Vuitton Outlet Online
Louis Vuitton Handbags Outlet use it.
You can tire out practically any playacting. You can do at any shop you can do is be capable that you believe.
It is rather communal, and you will not rightfully tried.

They likewise supply coupons for fleshly locations.

Try retention an eye on these

Also visit my web blog ... Louis Vuitton Outlet Online

Post a Comment

Get curious...share your thoughts, long and short. But, do remain civil.