Adewale Ayuba - Music Career

Music Career

In early 1990, Ayuba was signed on by Sony Music (Nigeria) to record an album. “Bubble” released in 1991, brought Ayuba into national prominence. For the first time in history, a Fuji Music album dominated the scene, topping musical charts for six consecutive months, winning multiple awards at the Nigerian Music Awards, (NMA). It bagged Ayuba the coveted Artiste of the Year Award, including the Album of the Year Award, Song of the Year Award and Best Fuji Album of the Year Award - four in all. It sold beyond expectations and made Ayuba a mega- star artiste. Ayuba's hi-tech instrumentation and distinct voice changed the face of Fuji Music. For the first time in History, Fuji Music, which was hitherto ignored by the Nigerian Elite, was embraced by all and sundry. After the success of Bubble, Ayuba released a follow-up album; Mr. Johnson Play for Me (also on Sony Music Nigeria label) and this also became an instant success in 1992. he released another chart topping album,“Buggie D” was a run-way success. It instantly became a hit, winning multiple awards at the Fame Music Awards (FMA) and topping the music chart for several months. He was signed on by Q-badisc Record Company of U.S.A for a year contract and he released Fuji Time on the company's label in 1996. In 1997, he released Fuji Dub on Agogo Music label in London, England. In 1998, he came back to Nigeria and released yet another successful album, Acceleration, on the Corporate Music label.

In 2000, he released a mega-hit Album, Turn Me On. Turn Me On broke music records in Nigeria.

Name Ayuba, Adewale
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Date of birth 1966
Place of birth Ikenne Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
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