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The Lijadu Sisters Bring Us Mystical Wisdom In Okayafrica TV’s New Series, ‘Lijadu Lessons’ Parts 9 & 10

The Lijadu Sisters bring us mystical wisdom in the final installments of Okayafrica TV's new series, 'Lijadu Lessons.'

We had no idea what we were in for when we met up with the Lijadu Sisters at their home in the Bronx. We thought we'd be interviewing the twin Nigerian songstresses about their rise to fame in the groovy 70's (alongside their cousin, Fela Kuti). We didn't realize that we'd actually climbed the proverbial mountain, and had encountered at the top a two-headed, four-armed, twin oracle dispensing endless wisdom. In each “Lijadu Lesson," identical twins Taiwo and Kehinde confer their mystical intelligence to enrich the world's seekers.


In parts 9 and 10, the final installments of the ten part series on Okayafrica TV, the sisters bring us mystical thoughts on welfare and support from fans. Watch below.

>>>Watch The Full Series, "Lijadu Lessons" On Okayafrica TV

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Tributes have been pouring in for Kehinde Lijadu of the celebrated Nigerian twin duo, known for their funky harmonies and themes of women's empowerment. She was 71.

Nigerians continue to mourn the loss of one of their musical legends, Kehinde Lijadu—one half of the identical twin duo Lijadu Sisters who passed away on Saturday morning after reportedly suffering a stroke, according to Music In Africa. She was 71.

Originally from Ibadan, the Lijadu Sisters, rose to fame in the 1970s. Kehinde was the second-born of the twins (in Yoruba culture, this made her the elder twin). They released their first Iya Mi Jowo in 1969 and dropped several albums throughout the 70s and 80s, including the album Danger (1976), which featured the politically-charged anthem "Cashing In," Sunshine (1978) and Horizon Unlimited (1979) which featured the standout track "Orere Elejigbo." As some of the only female acts in Nigeria's male-dominated music industry at the time, they often spoke about the challenges facing women in the scene, and the importance of social progress and women's empowerment.

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The Lijadu Sisters Bring Us Mystical Wisdom In Okayafrica TV’s New Series, ‘Lijadu Lessons’ Parts 7 & 8

The Lijadu Sisters bring us mystical wisdom in Parts 7 and 8 of Okayafrica TV's new series, 'Lijadu Lessons.'

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The track, which features American singer Jeremih and Jamaican dancehall artist Serani, is arguably one of the album's most fun and memorable tracks. The song gets a hazy music video starring the three artists in various dimly-lit, monochromatic settings. The video was directed by David Camarena.

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J Hus is back. The heavyweight British-Gambian artist returns with his highly-anticipated sophomore album Big Conspiracy.

The 13-track album features the likes of Burna Boy, who joins the artist on the upbeat track "Play Play," as well as buzzing Jamaican artist Koffee who appears on the track "Repeat," one of the album's clear standouts.

It also features a new artist by the name of iceè tgm on three tracks. Some fans have speculated that the mysterious artist is J Hus' sister. The album includes the previously released single 'Must Be,' which he dropped in November of last year.

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