The remains of superstar highlife musician, Prince Emeka Morocco Maduka, has been buried.
Morocco Maduka was buried on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at his hometown, Umugama village, Ukwulu, Dunukofia Local Government Area, Anambra State.
Prominent personalities at the burial, included former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, Chief Samuel Nwobu of Sammy Sparkle Records, traditional ruler of Ukwulu, Igwe Peter Uyanwa, members of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, PMAN, among others.
Maduka who died at the age of 73 on October 29, 2020, was widely regarded as the King of Ekpili music, his brand of highlife.
He was also the oldest performing musician from the South East of Nigeria, with several albums to his credit.
His music career started at the age of 12 and climaxed with the release of his debut album, “Aya Nigeria” in 1971.
He was later to produce several evergreen hit songs including, ‘Money Palaver’, ‘Ojemba Enwe Ilo’, ‘Echi Di Ime’, ‘Amara Onye Bu Onye’, ‘Enenebe Ejeolu’, ‘Akalaka’ and ‘Igbo Star’, among others.