Video: Dino Melaye shows off Dancing skills with tunes from Oliver De Coque
The former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye obviously had a joyful Eid celebration yesterday as the videos he shared on social media have shown.
In one of the videos, Senator Melaye was seen showing off his dancing skills while dancing to songs from Legendary Nigerian guitarist, Oliver De Coque.
Chief Oliver De Coque was a Nigerian guitarist and one of Africa’s most prolific recording artists. Since releasing his debut album Messiah Messiah in 1977, Coque had recorded no fewer than 93 albums in his homeland.
Coque’s dance-inspiring “Ogene” style of Nigerian high life, which blends modern high life and traditional Igbo music, has produced such hits as “People’s Club of Nigeria”,“nempi social club”, “Biri Ka Mbiri,” “Ana Enwe,” “Nnukwu Mmanwu,” and “Identity,” which remained on Radio Nigeria 2’s Top Ten throughout most of 1981.
Coque was often backed by his brother Eugene’s Igede International Band. He married four wives and had twelve children. He died at the age of 61 in 2008.