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Vincent Ezelle
Listen to the music of this Nigerian four-piece band, whose influences range from Fela Kuti to The Cure.
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2010 14:38 GMT
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Listen to the music of Vincent Ezelle:

  President
  Sign and Wonda
  Shoia

Vincent Ezelle was formed in Lagos in 2009. It is a four-piece band made up of Chuma Obumselu on vocals and guitar, Wura Samba on percussion, Tosin Alade on rhythm and lead guitar and Stephen Osadolo on bass.

Their sound is a blend of West African highlife, Indie guitar music, soul and folk and they cite a wide range of influences from Fela Kuti to The Cure.

Their single Sign And Wonda is a regular on the Lagos radio airwaves and their debut album Seven Days in Lagos is due for release in October 2010.

www.vincentezelle.com

Source:
Al Jazeera
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