Saturday, 12 October 2013

American Soul Legend Millie Jackson returns to Nigeria for KSA concert

Millie Jackson. Photo: MTV

Soul music star Millie Jackson is returning to Nigeria for a performance with Juju legend King Sunny Ade (KSA).

Jackson who first performed in Lagos over 50 years ago is scheduled to be at the launch of The Jadeite Group, an international organisation that specialises in creating platforms for the hosting of upscale entertainment events.

Organisers say the event will also mark the 50th anniversary of KSA’s music career and the musical heritage of Nigeria.

According to Edi Lawani, head of  production of the concert ‘Millie Jackson is another musician who has made an impact on the global entertainment scene over time. She was known and celebrated as the queen of soul music between the 1960s and 1970s in America and here in Nigeria.’

The event tagged ‘KSA through the years’ is scheduled to hold at the Shell Hall Muson Centre Lagos on November 1.

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