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Nigerian First Artiste To Ever Release A Music Album (Photo)



Josiah Jesse Ransome-Kuti

 

Josiah Jesse Ransome-Kuti is the First Nigerian to ever release a record album.

He recorded Yoruba hymns in gramophone & released them in 1925 under Zonophone Records, known today as Warner Music Group.

His album is in the British Museum. He is the grandfather of afrobeat legend fela Anikulakpo Kuti.

Posted by on May 2, 2019.

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