Christian recording artiste, composer and performer – Biodun Ajanaku goes traditional and indigenous in the latest release “Èko Nilé,” as she pays homage to her birth-place/hometown with deep gratitude to God for the city of Lagos, Nigeria.
Èko Nilé is a return to her roots. It’s a Yoruba phrase which means “Lagos is my Home”
“Home is a final place of rest where you are always welcomed no matter how long you have been gone“ says Biodun.
“Home is where you remain a brother, an uncle to your siblings, and a child to your folks even when you are old and shaky” She adds “Lagos will forever be home where I belong wholeheartedly”
Speaking further, Biodun Ajanaku also added that; the new anthem is inspired by COWLSO which she currently belongs to, a community based gender organization founded in 1974 by Mrs Funmilayo Johnson, which exists to complement the effort of the Lagos State Government to promote child healthcare, empower women to discover their hidden treasures and protect our environment.
The track produced by DejiKeys (Ayodeji Ojekunle) is heavy on African percussion, jazz-flecked Highlife tune also preaches love, unity and solidarity amongst its residents.
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