Fuji Legend 'King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal' Turns 55
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Click for Full Image Size Today March 3,2012, The King of Fuji Music in Nigeria, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal turns 55 .
Born Wasiu Ayinde Adewale Omogbolahan Anifowoshe on the 3rd of March 1957 in Agarawu, Lagos Island, the young Wasiu began his career in music soon after his father died when he was just 13 years old.

He released his first album in 1980.In 1984 he released the classic album “Talazo 84″, featuring a new up-tempo and dynamic beat that was instantly dubbed the “Talazo System”The album became an instant hit and fuji music has never been the same again.

The impact of that album transformed Wasiu into a national icon, and within a few years, he had incorporated western elements into the music such as the keyboard, saxophone and guitar .

Among his many awards are FAME musician of the year, best Fuji artist at the NMA (Nigerian Music Awards) and best African artist at the WOMAD Festival in Reading 1996. In 1994, Wasiu was crowned the King of Fuji music, and officially re-named King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal the First (KWAM 1) by the King of Oyo in Ibadan.

Waisu is currently planning to celebrate his 55th birthday and 40years on stage at his new mansion in ijebu ode.

King Wasiu Ayinde has released over 120 records.

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PHOTOS: K1 THE ULTIMATE COMPLETES COUNTRY HOME IN IJEBU-ODE

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PURPLE FROM GHANA | 3/3/2012 4:28:52 PM
It is a blessing to turn 55 in good health.Jehovah bless King Wasiu and grant him much more wealth and favour in many years ahead.
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PURPLE FROM GHANA | 3/3/2012 4:29:22 PM
It is a blessing to turn 55 in good health.Jehovah bless King Wasiu and grant him much more wealth and favour in many years ahead.
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PURPLE FROM GHANA | 3/3/2012 4:29:33 PM
It is a blessing to turn 55 in good health.Jehovah bless King Wasiu and grant him much more wealth and favour in many years ahead.
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GOD'S SENT | 3/3/2012 4:50:50 PM
Dr Wasiu, Happy birthday long life and prosperity!..... What shall it profit a man, if he gain all in earth and losses his preciouse soul in heaven?.... Will this be all for nothing?.... i pray it wont be in Jesus name!..... Now that u must have clocked 56yrs sir, God has a better plan for ur life sir, God has always wanted u to be useful in his sight, nt in the sight of wicked satanic agents dat dosnt want anythn than to kill ,destroy and to steal,.... bt God is know makin it known unto u ow that he loves u, he care abt u, and he needs ur talent in his vineyard .... repent and turn to Jesus christ, God is ready to forgive!......
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GOD'S SENT | 3/3/2012 4:51:14 PM
Dr Wasiu, Happy birthday long life and prosperity!..... What shall it profit a man, if he gain all in earth and losses his preciouse soul in heaven?.... Will this be all for nothing?.... i pray it wont be in Jesus name!..... Now that u must have clocked 55yrs sir, God has a better plan for ur life sir, God has always wanted u to be useful in his sight, nt in the sight of wicked satanic agents dat dosnt want anythn than to kill ,destroy and to steal,.... bt God is know makin it known unto u ow that he loves u, he care abt u, and he needs ur talent in his vineyard .... repent and turn to Jesus christ, God is ready to forgive!......
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Salakor ibraheem hollarny | 8/21/2012 4:00:27 AM |
Gud days' thanks for your contrbutn towards the birthday.

But y must u want to turn him Juu.

Do ur own and leav him alone. Do not turn these opportunity to somethn else.
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LAWON DALLAS TX | 3/3/2012 7:01:08 PM
Emi a se pupo odun layie mayiegun .
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Alausaty | 1/10/2013 11:08:57 AM |
Congrat oba toju oba lo ride on
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Blue Way | 3/3/2012 9:27:22 PM
King of Fuji is 55... waoh wishing you a happy birthday and hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true .........and Wishing you all the great things in life. hope this day will bring you an extra share of all that makes you happiest. Long life and prosperity!
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PURPLE | 3/3/2012 10:01:19 PM
CONGRATULATIONS: It's d lord's doing and it is marvelous in our eyes and i wish u more succesive long life as God may pleased but Listen!! it does't matters how many yrs u'av spent on earth or how many remaineth, what matters is how many yrs u spend wit God according 2 His directives. God'll b mor hapy 4 any bd wu spend up2 20 yrs or less than on earth wit Him than he wu spend 150 yrs on earth witout Him (God). So, Let us fear God and depart from evil inspite of period of yrs He give 2 every one of us.
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PURPLE, | 3/4/2012 7:36:43 AM |
@fake purple, You are a thief and very dirty.You can never be like me.Just look at the english you write, you'll bring misfortune upon youself, if you keep on to steal my identity.
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akeem awesu | 3/4/2012 6:51:37 AM
owo baba isabela igba odun odun koni long life an prosperity
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kayode titilayo afolasade | 3/5/2012 1:04:37 AM
Baba igba odun odun kan ni
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Bolly | 3/6/2012 3:51:21 AM
Congratulations on ur 55th birthday. I wish u many happy returns of d day, long life and prosperity. Meanwhile, i've longing to chat with u on ur facebook but all 2 no avail. Anyway, i hope to connect with u one of dis day. Catch ya later.
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kilani abdulfatai kilfas | 3/7/2012 2:09:13 AM
Alhaji,Congratulations on ur birthday.Wishes you long life and prosperity.Amin.
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kilani abdulfatai kilfas | 3/7/2012 2:09:23 AM
Alhaji,Congratulations on ur birthday.Wishes you long life and prosperity.Amin.
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royalty | 3/8/2012 6:53:30 AM
Good to hear this and feel so good and was so happy for you king of fuji music.
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Happy Birthady
OMODEHIN OLUWATOBI DAMOLA | 3/11/2012 6:12:23 AM
Happy Birthday 2 u k1 owo Oko Labake. Dis my prayer 4 u . (Oniku ko to ku) (oni wo akisa yehin aso) (oni je egugu keyin eran) (eni eleni onigba ise re se) (biosendun ti ondan yi Olorun mashefi kikan si ore) amen. Dis one of ur fans A.k.A TOBAINO pls am look for an opportunity to be a (movie actist) pls sir i really need ur help Happy Birthday May ur days B long . From OMODEHIN OLUWATOBI DAMOLA 08087516294 Tobainoo@yahoo.com
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am lookin up 2 u
temy | 3/11/2012 4:41:02 PM
May u live long 2 fulfill ur dream. Long life dad 2 b! I Lou u
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Happy birthday
Ajeigbe Adetunji Segun | 3/21/2012 11:00:52 AM
Long live and progres for the king. Igba odun odun kan.
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adeseye adekoya | 4/28/2012 5:15:49 PM
long life and prosperity!we your fans would implore you to translate your music into english for a wider appeal with the youths
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Adekola wasiu kola | 5/17/2012 2:50:28 PM
Congratulations sir, emi yin a se pupo odun laye ati laaye amin
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ENGR. JOSEPH OLUDARE AGBOOLA | 5/18/2012 8:51:53 AM
You are such a great talented and versatile musician.With gigantic combination of oratory voice and accurate sound system.I have watched and listened to your music at some family friend party.
Tremendously impressed at your your decision on your 55TH BIRTHDAY to stop taking and serving friend with alcohol.As a chemical Engineer,it has a lot of burning adverse effect on the body organs. For anyone to live longer the body organs such as liver,kidney,heart must function well.
May the almighty God the owner of the nine planets,seas,ocean,mountains,Hills and valley grant you and the entire member of your household long life and prosperIty.A man called Joshua in the bible said sun and moon should stand still ....and God obeyed his voice which result to leap year today all over the world,the same GOD will perfect your decision of 03/03/2012. REFERENCE BOOK OF JOSHUA 10 VS 12-15
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omo eleshin | 5/31/2012 1:12:19 PM
original king of fuji an d only undivatable king of fuji music,happy birthday, longlife an prosperity.
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komolafe oluwaPelumi | 6/28/2012 2:19:52 PM
Baba emi yin ase pupoodun laye, long life and prosperity..... Amin
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Happy Birthday
Omololu Anibire Ajao | 7/5/2012 9:26:54 PM
My dearest uncle...Chief Omogbolahan Olori ebi Gbogbo,Mayegun in General,May the years continue to be good to you. Happy Birthday!Wishing you all the great things in life, hope this day will bring you an extra share of all that makes you happiest.Amin
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lameda | 7/27/2012 6:53:29 AM
Wishing u d best in life and d hereafter
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wahab giwafeed | 8/20/2012 12:20:36 PM
I just want thank u to alhaji 4 d gud is doing In ijebu ode .GOd wil help u too.I see al what u have doin in world of islam
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mustapha bukar | 8/26/2012 1:29:05 PM
May almaity allah bless you and protect from your enemies. Happy birtday at55 alh wasiu fuji is the best in all over africa and your the king thanks to god the only giver.
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FOLARIN AYINDE (TAMPA FL US) | 9/30/2012 8:30:30 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KING WASIU AYINDE MASHALL.
Alhaji, Congratulations on ur birthday.Wishes you long life and prosperity
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Alahji kwam1 l congratulation you on your house warming ceremony may you live long .
Gbenga ajayi | 10/7/2012 1:44:29 AM
Congratulation alahji kwam1 emin yin to ko awon ile yi atun ko emi to tun ju eyi lo insha-allah .keep it up with your music l like l"m one of your fans .keep it up.
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OMO ALHAJA TOKUNBOH AJEGUNLE | 11/30/2012 3:12:43 AM
a song:omogbolawon mi ayinde o, so ti gbo legacy omo anifowose, mo ni tomo na o ba si nile o to omo na balo sajo,wale ademowo ma mura sile de historyyyyy.laughing.............
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Awolaja Omotayo | 12/11/2012 11:34:47 AM
He dey do me like say make u never reach 55 cos i want u to just be like 30 cos awa ti emasere fun si po baba long life u shall live exhibit every God mission in u luv u so much bro oluaye fuji kone the future oluaye gbogbo musicians king of people that holds microphone.
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