Dayo Kujore Biography, Songs Family, Date of Birth and State of Origin

 Dayo Kujore Biography, Songs Family, Date of Birth and State of Origin

Veteran juju musician, Dayo Kujore’s started making the rounds after he was proclaimed d*ad in the early hours of Monday.

Dayo Kujore was a popular in the South Western part of Nigeria but may seem strange to some Nigerians from other parts of the country.

However, Olainfo has compiled a detailed biography of the great juju musician which I will be sharing with you in this concise and interesting piece.

Who is Dayo Kujore

Dayo Kujore was one of the modern-day pioneers of the juju music in Nigeria.

Dayo Kujore was the crooner of a hit juju song ‘Soko Extra’ that dominated the airwaves in the late 90s.

Dayo Kujore State of Origin

Dayo Kujore hailed from Igbore Robiyan, Abeokuta, Ogun State

Dayo Kujore Date of Birth

Dayo Kujore was born April 4, 1958 into a Christian home of African Church clerics Mr & Mrs Michael Esther Kujore. The musician clocked 63 before his dem!se.

Dayo Kujore Songs

Dayo Kujore songs that reigned in the late 90s include Elevation, Wisdom, Joy, Easy Life, and the popular Soko Xtra.

Dayo Kujore Music Career

During childhood, Dayo Kujore became a chorister in his local church where he was trained on how to play musical instruments such as guitar and piano which inspired him to delve into music.

Dayo Kujore had some major collaborations with the likes of Chief Composer Jossy Olu Oguntade, MD Jaiyesinmi and Prince Adekunle.

Dayo Kujore made his way to fame after performing with the aforementioned juju musicians who visited his village, discovered his talent and invited him to a show they organised.

Thereafter, he formed a musical band called ‘Superstar’ with some youths after which he formed his own band in 1976.

Dayo Kujore Educational Background

Dayo Kujore had his elementary education at African Church Primary and Secondary Schools in Abeokuta, Ogun state. He was later trained as an engineer at a Technical College in Ojuelegba, Lagos

Dayo Kujore’s Family

According to source, Dayo Kujore had many children birthed by different women.

Dayo Kujore Net Worth

There is no reliable source stating the net worth of the de.cea.sed at the time of compiling this piece. However, will update it on this page as soon as it unfolds.

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