A Sneak Peek at Emma Agu,alias AllaBama's Latest CD Project titled '1PEOPLE'
Coming to stores near you this fall. Watch out for the main video.Visit www.emmaagu.com for more..C 'Emma Agu is a musician/producer/songwriter / multi-instrumentalist/ music teacher/sound Engineer'..newspapers...'call him a one man riot squad....THISDAY Newspapers...
Emma Agu is set to rattle ears with his new brand of rhythm......The Guardian
"You can not describe Emma Agu popularly known as AllaBama in one word. Emma Agu is a singer,one of the best songwriters in our midst,music teacher,multi-instrumentalist and music producer
Emma Agu's 'Money Palava,is projected to change the face of the African Music Scene........Sunday Diet..
Emma Agu walks like a banker but when he speaks,he is the closest thing to music radical...................Jude Arijaje.. Punch Newspapers,1986..
Allabama is the popular man of the century...Times of Nigeria
Emma Agu's 'Jump Around now making waves on African Independent Television,has Lagosians,Jumping around-Fame Magazine
Calypso Prince,Emma Agu begins today,a national tour sponsored by French Cultural Center-W/Concord
As a multi-instrumentalist,songwriter,music teacher,sound sequencer,writer,social activist & singer,supplemented by his
wide extensive knowledge of rudiments of music,he is seen as a musical genius and one of the best African -International act who rarely blows his own trumpet'.....
...popularly called AllaBama...Style of Music,Afro-groove
His first social based album titled 'WAI' was
sponsored by a State Government in 1983
Became the Youngest State's Arts/Culture Music Director in 1983
As a teen,he Led a 500 cultural troupes to welcome a visiting head of State in 1983 .
Performed in a capacity filled Stadium- crowd and also played at the governor's house for two past heads of State
In 1986,Emma Agu made another history when his choir,won the All Nigerian Christian music festival held in UniLag In 1986
His 1st major news interview was published by Punch Newspapers,in 1986
He became a television Youth Scene Star-80's (NTA,Channel 7) In 1987,
Emma Agu joined the most famous party band in Nigeria,called,;Yom-Yem as their keyboardist.The band did backup for local/Intl Stars In 1991,he formed his own band,called IKEE & starz2000
He Was part of the band that played for Prince Charles/Lady Dianne,when they royals came to Lagos
He became a professional Musician in Dec.1996,having made his debut in 1995. Don't Worry(josimi-laya) was his 1st
His Sophomore according to fame magazine got all Lagosians 'jumping around' It was titled,'Money Palava
1st African solo Artist to headline a West Indies Carnival
1st African Act to play a Carnival Ball
"Messiah,a gospel" CD was his 3rd.
'Jungle Dance(Ihe-Oma)' was his 4th
'RhythmAfrikka' a project he did as a rocky sound engineer was his 5th..
singles,like 'the Wind of Change',"American Nurse,released in 2008-2010
1st West African Act to headline President Obama Inaugural Ball 2009
1st African Act to Headline the Edmonton African Music festival 2011
He was honored with a LifeTime Achievment Award in London by the Igbo Organization in 2009
Honored in Edmonton with 'A Unique Music Award'
NPA-Best Music Producer of the year 2011
NPA Best Entertainment Personality of the year
His self Built Website won the NPA Best Entertainment site of the year
He is the President of Castle Hill recording Studios,a high definition melting point for professional music recordings,movie editing,graphics,After Effects/web Development,located in New York.His agency is Iktune NY.