King Sunny Ade Celebrates His 74th Birthday Today (Throwback Photos)
King Sunny Ade Turns 74 Today

Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR (born 22 September 1946), known professionally as King Sunny Adé, is a Nigerian jùjú singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is regarded as one of the first African pop musicians to gain international success, and has been called one of the most influential musicians of all time. For his longevity, fluid moves, boundless stage energy and vast collaborative variety, he is Africa's Mick Jagger.

In March 2017, he was appointed ambassador for the "Change Begins With Me" campaign by the Nigerian minister of Information Lai Mohammed.

from Nairaland

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