Sammie Needle: Sunny Neji, Sammy Okposo, others plan post humus album launch

Before the demise of Calypso Reggae artiste, Sammie Needle, the decade old performer was working on a new album – his first in years – that was scheduled to be released under his label tagged Sammy Needle Rhythm and culture (SNRC). Sammie Needle’s  planned to launch his long overdue album – which he anticipated would revamp his ailing career as a recording artiste- on the 21st of June. The date was very significant to the late singer because it not only commemorated the World Music Day, but the singer would have celebrated his 39th birthday as well as his 20th anniversary as a performer on that day.

Sammie Needle had already booked for the Expo Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites in preparation for the d-day before his untimely demise. Not withstanding, his Committee of Friends, have decided to honor the late singer’s dying wish by going ahead with the album launch and anniversary party in honor of the late singer. There are also plans to re-work some of the materials from his album that will feature post-humus collaborations with other artistes.

Sources say that the move was initiated by the former first lady of Cross River State, Lady Onari Duke who had supported thae artiste’s career by inviting his band regularly to perform for the then ‘First Family’. Other members of the Committee of Friends include: Now Muzik head honcho, Efe Omorogbe and partner Tony Anifite, as well as artistes like Sunny Neji, Blackky, Alariwo of Africa, Feladey, Ali Baba, and Sammy Okposo

The late singer was laid to rest on the 12th of June.


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