Jesse King Buga

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Jesse King Buga

JESSE KING BUGA, a contemporary & urban high-life and Afro Jazz singer was born
in the mid- seventies to the family of Pastor and Mrs Omokagbor originally from
Okpella in Edo State.
He grew up in Lagos and attended The Boys Academy (Lagos Island), Ikeja
Grammar school and Badagry high school after he proceeded to the Ondo State
University, Ado- Ekiti.
Jesse began his early life growing up in Lagos in a Mission House. He started his
music career in church and was able to organise many events while in the


He started his journey into music as a pianist/producer, before delving fully into
music professionally.  Most of his tracks are self-produced and he released his debut
album, Buga Within a year of going fully into Professional music as a music artiste
His first album ‘Buga’ was released in 2006. It has inspired a lot of youths within his
community and has made him an authentic brand leading the way in campaigning
for unity and peaceful co-existence, heritage and upholding the positive values
entrenched in our tradition.

Connect with Jesse King Buga

Popularly now known and referred to as “Buga”, he is easily recognised by his

traditional style of dressing infused with modern day styling to promote and encourage the younger generation to embrace the African dressing and fabrics. His
signature hat with long tail used by the Yoruba hunters(looks like a santa claus hat)
makes this all interesting. The hat has commonly taken up the new name “buga” 
after Jesse King Buga,

One of his popular tracks, ‘mummy Ooo” remains the preferred choice of song to
celebrate women on mothers days, birthdays and at traditional weddings of the
Yoruba speaking  tribe both home and abroad 
One of his signature productions amongst many is the Music, Dance and Drama
concert titled ‘Eko Benin Connexion’. Jesse King doubled as a producer and director
of this production and till date remains one of his greatest and biggest. This concert
depicts a kind of cultural rebirth using education as the tool to rekindle and unite the
cultural ties between the Benin Kingdom and the Eko (Lagos) of today. As a curator
of the idea which is borne out of the unpleasant nature of events stemming from
tribal wars and hatred, the intent behind this not-so-common type of concert is
simply to bring back the memories of where humans evolved from so that we don’t
miss the big picture of our being connected and having the same source. It is simply
a wake-up call for people to reconnect with their roots and stay in peaceful co-
Jesse is a certified music producer/director, member of COSON Nigeria and uses
music to promote his undying passion for the African Culture and Tourism.


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Our hours

10:00 AM – 22.00 PM
Monday – Saturday

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Phone: +23481 602 01647

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