Wasiu Ayinde poised to release Fuji The Sound EP
King Wasiu Ayinde, aka K1 De Ultimate, has an EP in the works titled #FUJITHESOUND which would be formally released in less than two weeks.
The six-track EP produced by Grammy Nominated music producer, Bankuli will be released on August 21st. However, the first track off the EP titled “Awade” is presently available on all music platforms. The fuji king also posted this on his twitter page this weekend.
According to Bankuli, Fuji, the Sound EP has been in the works for about ten years, and finally, in 2020, it is becoming a reality. The EP also features millennial music sensations Teni and Toby Grey.
Wasiu Ayinde is a top Nigerian Fuji musician. He popularized a brand of the fuji genre based on the work of the fuji creator, Ayinde Barrister. He was just 15 he had won various local musical competitions and later became a member of Ayinde Barrister’s band, the Supreme Fuji Commanders from 1975 to 1978. Before then he served as an instrument packer. He also adopted the name of Ayinde into his name after seeking the permission and blessing of his master, Ayinde Barrister.
He released his first album titled Iba with the special track ‘Abode Mecca’ in 1980, and thereafter, his most successful album Talazo’84 in 1984.