Many Nigerian youths may not know Sade Adu. She’s a Nigerian British music artist that has made Nigerian proud internationally . A daughter of a Nigerian Adebisi Adu, a male lecturer in economics and Anne Haynes, a British nurse. She was born in Ibadan, Oyo state, in 1959 on January 16.
Her parents separated at the age of 4, her mother took her and her older brother Banji to London.
Sade was raised in England where she horned her musical talent. She won 4 Grammys with her songs like No ordinary love, By your side, Soldier of love. She won many awards like MOBO, Brits award, BET, American music awards, to mention a few. She was accorded CBE (Commander of British Empire) by the Queen of England.
She’s known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, a Nigerian British singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer. Backed by members Paul S. Denman, Andrew Hale and Stuart Matthewman, she gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the English band Sade.
She clocks 59 recently, and she’s ageing gracefully.
So the likes of D’banj, Davido, Wizkid should know that Sade and Seal have been there and they shone like stars in the past.
Happy birthday Sade!