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Prince Nico Mbarga

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Prince Nico Mbarga

Prince Nico Mbarga has been played on NTS in shows including Saying w/ Nadeem, featured first on 19 August 2017. Songs played include Simplicity, Welenga and Stella.

Prince Nico Mbarga (1 January 1950 – 24 June 1997) was a highlife musician, born to a Nigerian mother and a Cameroonian father in Abakaliki, Nigeria. He is renowned for his hit song “Sweet Mother”, recorded with his band Rocafil Jazz.

Music

He played the xylophone, conga, drums, and electric guitar in school bands and he made his professional debut as a member of a hotel band, the Melody Orchestra, in 1970.

Career - Early years

Although he only recorded one significant…

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Simplicity
Prince Nico Mbarga
African Classics LTD0
Simplicity
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Welenga
Prince Nico Mbarga
African Classics LTD0
Welenga
Prince Nico MbargaAfrican Classics LTD0
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Stella
Prince Nico Mbarga
African Classics LTD0
Stella
Prince Nico MbargaAfrican Classics LTD0
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