Veteran singer Flavour loses father

Pa Benjamin Onyemaechi Okoli, the father of Nigerian highlife singer Chinedu Okoli, better known as Flavour N’abania has died.

The award-winning singer announced the death of his father via social media pages on Wednesday.

He shared an old video of him playing guitar to serenade his father.

“My father, papa Ijele rest well”, he wrote in the caption.

Flavour, however, did not disclose the cause of death or the date of his passing.

Fans and colleagues have offered their condolences in the post’s comments section.
Flavour, who is well known for his ability to sing fluently in the Igbo language, was born in Enugu.

He began his music career at the age of 13; playing the drums for his church choir.

In 2005, Flavour released his debut album ‘N’abania’ through Obaino Music.
Since then, he has released eight albums. The projects include ‘African Royalty’, ‘Flavour of Africa’ (2020), ‘Awele’ (2018), ‘Ijele The Traveler’ (2017) and ‘Thankful’ (2014).

Others include ‘Blessed’ (2012), ‘Uplifted’ (2010) and ‘N’abania’ (2005).

Flavour has also established himself as a household name in the music industry.


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