BREAKING: Veteran Highlife Musician Chief ‘Morocco’ Maduka dies at 73

Legendary Igbo Musician, Emeka Morocco Maduka Is Dead - Gatmash

Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka

 

Popular highlife musician, Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka has died at the age of 73.

His death was confirmed and announced by Ikeme Mazeli, the Chairman of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (Anambra Chapter) on Thursday.

However, he did not disclose Maduka’s cause of death.

”With a heavy heart of sorrow…We, the entire Anambra state PMAN announce the exit of a Music Legend, Dr Prince Morroco Maduka…..Ozonweluibe.

”He passed on this afternoon (Thursday, October 29th, 2020). All other arrangements as regards his planting to mother earth will be communicated to all of us later.”

The news of Prince Morocco’s death comes after a few months he celebrated his 60 years anniversary as a musician. One of Prince Morocco’s most famous songs is ‘Ochuba Aku’ which is currently one of the most played highlife songs in Igboland.

The Ukwulu, Anambra-born music maestro, Chief Dr. Emeka Morocco Maduka, started his music career at the age of 14.

The famous Ekpili music exponent has followers all over the world, including in the United States of America, Europe and Asia. He has over 120 albums to his credit.

Some of Maduka’s hit songs include Ojemba Enwe Ilo, Echi di ime, Amara onye bu onye, Enenebe Ejeolu, Akalaka, South Africa Dynamic Friends Club, Egwu, Tribute to Oliver De Coque, Emeka Morgan and Mayo Port-Harcourt.

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