The Funkees

The Funkees were a Nigerian funk band formed in the late 1960s. Known for their energetic performances and infectious grooves, they quickly became one of the most popular bands in West Africa during the 1970s.

Influenced by Western rock and funk music, The Funkees blended these genres with traditional African rhythms to create a unique sound that resonated with audiences across the continent. Their catchy melodies and soulful vocals made them a favorite among music lovers of all ages.

With their distinct style and electrifying stage presence, The Funkees paved the way for future Nigerian artists such as William Onyeabor, Orlando Julius, and Ebo Taylor. Their music continues to inspire generations of musicians today.


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