THROWBACK THURSDAY: WHEN BABA DEE HAD HITS

Baba-DeeDare Fasasi, who is popularly known as Baba Dee, joint boss of Naija Ninja and brother to talented singer Sound Sultan, is in the spotlight today.

Baba Dee has been in the music scene spanning a career over a decade. His brand of music is reggae/dancehall and he has at many times blessed us with major hits that topped charts, brought him fame and won him awards.

Today, we take a journey down memory lane to bring you 5 of the very best that the Naija Ninja had to offer.

  1. 1. Shorty: This was one of the biggest dancehall tune some years back when it was released, Baba Dee had gone on a sojourn to Sweden and was missing in action for quite a while, then as he planned his return to the country, he recorded this tune and shot a lovely video for it in Sweden, this became an instant hit and won him some awards.
  2. Sodi E – Easily his breakthrough single, Sodi E paraded brother Sound Sultan and 2face Idibia, It was one jam that was major on the dancefloors in the early 2000s.
  3. Governor’ Daughter: off his debut album, Baba Dee tells a story of the lover boy who dated the Governors Daughter, he was indeed ready to go to Kirikiri for love.
  4. Gum Body (Ye ma sa): This was released sometime in 2011. It featured singer Henry Knight and it is one song that I really like, a dancehall love tune that is well delivered and has a sweet melody.

5 Go Down: Released in 2012, Baba Dee worked with talented producer, Del B to drop this banging tune that definitely set the dance floor on fire and had ladies across the nation going down to the rhythm.

Noteworthy that Baba Dee has released 7 studio albums.

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Ehis Combs Ohunyon is a music lover and writer, follow on twitter @ehiscombs

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