DJ Irawo

Bio

DJ Irawo (Irawo Oluwakemi Bamidele Famugbode) is a drummer, singer, songwriter, disc jockey, live artist, music publisher and music therapist from Lagos, Nigeria.

She plays the gangan, a musical instrument which originates from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria.

Her genres of music are basically jazz, folk and electronic.

In 2007, she got a scholarship to study music at the Pencils Film and Television Institute (PEFTI) in Lagos. She majored on the drum set and graduated with a distinction.

In 2012, she won the Christmas Magic Contest in a charity concert organized by the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and the Art Colony International. During the event, she competed with a pianist, a violinist, a tenor singer and a quartet of clarinet players, using the talking drums to perform classical and jazz compositions.

In 2014, she was made a talking drum ambassador by Intro Afrika, organizers of the Yoruba Drum Festival.

Posts

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My Freedom Street Jam - Episode 1
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DJ Irawo - Oleku by Ice Prince Ft. Brymo on the Talking Drum
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DJ Irawo - Cheap Thrills by Sia ft. Sean Paul on the Talking Drum
DJ Irawo - Awww by Di'ja on the Talking Drum
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DJ Irawo added a new video

DJ Irawo - Iya Ilu Performance

Music

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Ojumo Ire.mp3
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Double Wahala
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Videos

My Freedom Street Jam - Episode 1
DJ Irawo - Oleku by Ice Prince Ft. Brymo on the Talking Drum
DJ Irawo - Cheap Thrills by Sia ft. Sean Paul on the Talking Drum
DJ Irawo - Awww by Di'ja on the Talking Drum
DJ Irawo - Iya Ilu Performance
DJ Irawo - HipHop by Laycon featuring Deshinor on the talking drum
DJ Irawo - Double Wahala by Oritsefemi on the talking drum
DJ Irawo - 360 by Asa on the talking drum
DJ Irawo - Ojumo Ire
DJ Irawo - Talking Drum Mixology
DJ Irawo - Masterpiece and Folk Songs
DJ Irawo - Talking Drum Workshop and Concert 2015 (1)
DJ Irawo - Talking Drum Workshop and Concert 2015 (2)
DJ Irawo - Talking Drum Workshop and Concert 2015 (3)
DJ Irawo - Talking Drum Workshop
DJ Irawo - Interview on NTA2 Channel 5, Lagos
DJ Irawo - At my cousin; Dupe Beckley's wedding - 2012
DJ Irawo performs Kiss from a Rose by Seal at GT the Guitarman's Soul-A-Rest Concert - 2012
DJ Irawo performs Chop my money by PSquare feat.May D on the talking drum (2012)
DJ Irawo - Corporate Drumming
DJ Irawo : FUR ELLIS AND COCO LOCO ON THE TALKING DRUMS

Photos

NGLagos, Nigeria
In operation since: 
2005

Contact

+234-(0)7069254843
+234-(0)8028770541
Irawo Famugbode

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