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When KSA gave out his priceless Fender guitar



When KSA gave out his priceless Fender guitar

Nigerian music legend Sunday Adeniyi Adeyeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade, made history yesterday when he became the first Nigerian musician to donate pieces from his personal reserve to Hard Rock’s world-famous memorabilia collection.

The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist donated a vintage Fender Guitar and other personal items including an album cover and a pair of shoes at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos.

Speaking after making the donation, KSA SAID; “I’m thrilled to be the first Nigerian musician to donate personal items to Hard Rock’s world-famous collection and to be showcased alongside other legendary artists,” said King Sunny Ade.

“For me, this is more than just a ceremony; it’s an opportunity to pass on a cultural legacy and inspire new generations of musicians around the globe.” He added.

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Commenting on the development, Sanjay Mathani, CEO of Hard Rock Cafe Lagos said; “It’s a great honour to be able to pay homage to the rich and historic musical roots in Lagos with a memorabilia donation from King Sunny Ade”.

Continuing, Mathani added that; “Hard Rock embraces all genres of music, and we are proud to support such a talented and influential artist.”

KSA’s donated items now join more than 81,000 pieces of music memorabilia that Hard Rock has acquired over its 45-year history.

Other iconic pieces include Madonna’s wedding dress from “Like a Virgin,” John Lennon’s wireframe tinted glasses, Jim Morrison’s famous brown leather pants, and many more.

By Ahmed Boulor…

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