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Tito releases ‘Majekaja’, a remastered version of one of Afro-fusion & Afrobeats pioneer songs that topped charts

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Tito releases ‘Majekaja’, a remastered version of one of Afro-fusion & Afrobeats pioneer songs that topped charts

Recording Academy® voting member, Tito Da.Fire reissues “MAJEKAJA”, one of Nigeria’s Afro-fusion and what later became globally known as Afrobeats definitive pioneer releases that helped shape the early propagation of the genre Twenty-One (21) years ago.

MAJEKAJA, originally released in 2003 as a follow-up to “Seun Rere (It’s gon’ be alright), Tito Da.Fire’s first single along with partner Mickey of the duo Gent2Men spent numerous weeks at the top spot on numerous charts including MTN Nigeria Top 10 and was in the Top 5 of the best 10songs of 2003.

The song also spawned several weeks on Rhythm 93.7Fm Top Ten and eventual Top 3 spot on 93best songs of 2003 on Rhythm Fm countdown, it also held a spot on the top 10 on Ray Power Fm’s 100 best songs of 2003. In Tito Da.Fire’s words: “Majekaja remains a love and unification theme, that propagates oneness devoid of fights”.

As Afrobeats and the various shades such as Afro-pop, Afro-fusion take centre stage globally, MaJeKaJa is a resounding theme of how far the journey has grown.

Uduak Jedidiah Peters, popularly known as Tito Da.Fire, is a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, producer and song-writer and voting member of GRAMMY® Recording Academy who is charting his brand of Ganta-Music which blends Afrobeats, World music, Reggae, Pop and R&B fused with African percussions.

He was a member of popular Nigerian Duo Gent2Men of “Ma Je Ka Ja” fame. He started performing at high school gigs and was earlier influenced by Pop, R&B reggae and Disco music played by his mother while growing up in Ganta.

Tito Da.Fire represented Nigeria on India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s World Yoga Day June 2021 “Gratitude Song” which featured leading Indian stars and other international artistes.

He followed up with Kokoro, a Dance smash in August 2021, while his 2019 sophomore album “One Kiss” Album featured Grammy Award winners Beenie Man and Wouter Kellerman, along with Nigerian Star 9ice, while his debut solo “Graduation Day” Album album featured rapper MI, and Harrysong.

The Presidential Villa, Aso Rock played host to Tito Da.Fire’s performance in November 2021.

Tito Da.Fire was 2020/21 Brand Ambassador of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF).

The Singer’s 2019 Album “One Kiss” Featured Grammy Award winning International Star Beenie Man, Grammy Award Winning Flutist Wouter Kellerman, and America Got Talent finalist, “Ndlovu Youth Choir” of South Africa.

The 17-track song studio album also featured the legendary Fela Kuti. This further highlighted his versatility and cross-cultural appeal.

Tito Da.Fire upped the ante with his AfroPop-Fusion titled “One Kiss” produced by Mantra (production credits: Future, Rihanna) in collaboration with Mason “MDL” Levy and “Pop Tins” with Mobo Award winning Nigerian star 9ice.

He performed “Freedom Song” and “One Kiss” along with Grammy Winner Wouter Kellerman and Ndlovu Youth Choir in Johannesburg and got a standing ovation! OSG (On the Shoulders Of Giants) is his recent album.

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