Sound Sultan – Ghetto Love feat. AJ Allstars (Nigeria)



While Drake is just putting out his new album, again heavily drawing on african pop music and the world is going crazy for what has been labeled Afrobeats. Nigerian popstars like Wizkid, Davido are finding themselves in high demand outside Nigeria. In Lagos the founding-fathers of this popular sound have come together to tell the world who created it and where it all happend: a poor neighbourhood of Lagos: Ajegunle. “Ghetto love” is their call for a respect long overdue.


For more than 15 years local stars like Daddy Showkey, African China, Marvelous Benji, Raymond King, Nutty & Wharfy, Prof. Linkin, the Danfo Drivers have been creating a sound called AJ Dancehall with incredible energetic dance-moves such as Galala, Suo, Jogodo and many others …

Recently acts like Timaya, Davido, Burna Boy, Runtown or Wizkid have drawn from this source and have turned it into an international successful dancehall trend with millions of views on youtube. „They are biting of our music“, says Sound Sultan, who managed to bring the pioneers together …

AJ Dancehall

Check out some of the local landmark releases of these true pioners or tune into Lagos Story Plenti featuring songs from this golden era …


Sound Sultan – Ghetto Love feat. Daddy Showkey, African China, Baba Fryo, Marvelous Benji & Danfo Drivers


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