Ade Bantu is a Nigerian-German musician, producer, activist, lecturer, public speaker and grenzgänger. He is the founder of the band, Bantu (Brotherhood Alliance Navigating Towards Unity), and the Afro-German NGO & Musical collective, Brothers Keepers. He currently resides in Lagos, Nigeria
Deservingly, Bantu netted the 2005 edition of the prestigious Kora Award (the pan African equivalent of the Grammy) in the categories “Best Group West Africa” and “Best Group Africa”.
Bantu was introduced to the Nigerian audience in 1999. The group became an instant success with their radio hit singles “Nzogbu” & “Fire Inna Dancehall”. Over the years, they have consistently released videos and audio recordings of their works which has helped garner a loyal fan base and following. He has collaborated with various artists such as: Xavier Naidoo, UB40, Gentleman, Patrice, Nneka, African China, Adewale Ayuba, Abiodun, Fatai Rolling Dollar, Azadus, Mode 9, Tony Allen, Soundsultan, Harry Belafonte and Asa.
He is presently the newest judge on Project Fame West Africa!
Wow!!!..... I cant wait to hear electrifying voices from the
It's been a wonderful programme from the start, building gifted Artist/Singers. I love the judges, the organizers; and above all I LOVE CHRIS ADE, you've made us proud. From: ASOTEC CONSORTIUM LTD. & Family.
Mr. & Mrs. A. Solomon Ojobo
hello,am so happy with the organizers of this entertaining programme,this is one way of taking the youths off the street.
Mummy J, U r such a good mother. I am an orphan I want to be ur son.