18th November, 2022
Nigerian Fuji musician, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, popularly known as KWAM I, has celebrated his new wife, Emmanuella Ropo on their first wedding anniversary.
KWAM I took to his Instagram page to display the lovely photo of his wife and hailed her for coming into his life at this special time.
He wrote: “A year ago, I announce the beginning of a new chapter in my love life, with the arrival of my Angel sent from heavenly father, to love, adore and cherish for the rest of my life.
“Ajike Miiii, the journey isn’t that easy because of side talks, but we weather the storm by the special grace of God Almighty. May we continue to enjoy the blessings as dictate by God the more.
“Happy Wedding Anniversary to us AYAMII.. Itesi Oroki Omo Olukojiya, same you Ojanimogun ara ijamo, Omo Epo N pon roro. Aya Omoba Fidipotemole Ojusagbola Ogoji @emmanuellaeversmiling.
Born on 3 March, 1957, Ayinde popularized a brand of the fuji genre based on the work of the fuji creator Ayinde Barrister known as Talazo fuji that appeals to all age groups, irrespective of tribe and background.
He began his global tour between North America and Europe in 1986 and performed at Hammersmith Town Hall in 1987. That was followed by New York city, United States with full Talazo Band on Sep. 28 1990, London Yuppie 1 & 2 Nights 1991/92, European Tour 1995, Berlin 1997, North America (USA & Canada ’98), Canada 2000, and USA Tour 2003.
He has continued non stop touring annually since. In 1995 he delivered the first Fuji performance ever at WOMAD Festival. He is also the only Fuji musician to perform at Troxy, WOMEX and SOB’s.