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My latest collection explored postindependence Nigerian Afro-funk, disco, and highlife subcultures through the unique perspective of my late grandmother Florence.
From early on, jazz was a chief influence on him, alongside highlife and Nigerian spiritual music.
Dominic James—played bright, reiterative figures in the style of Nigerian highlife; the other—
Hundreds of parishioners, overwhelmingly Nigerian, many in African ceremonial clothes, swayed to gospel songs made faster and funkier by Nigerian highlife beats.
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