Christy Essien-Igbokwe Dead At Age 50


Music icon, Christy Essien Igbokwe most famous for her major hit in the 80s, Seun Rere, has been confirmed dead. The “Lady of Songs” as popularly known passed today after a brief illness.

Multiple sources including her Husband, and her Son (Kaka), who is also a musician, have confirmed the passing of the star.

The late musician was the first president of the Performing Musicians’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN).

Her last major outing was at the finale of Nigerian Idol in March.

The singer and actress released her first album (Freedom) in 1976 at age 16.

her other albums include ‘Patience’, ‘Time Waits for No One’(both 1978), ‘One Understanding’ (1979), ‘Give Me A Chance’ (1980), and ‘Ever Liked My Person’ (1981) which remains her best LP till date.

RIP to Christy Essien-Igbokwe

News Source: vanguardngr com


  1. her song teach, i grew up listening to her song a grest lost to the nation we will miss her,we love u but Jesus love u best R.I.P

  2. she is one of the best singer Nigeria ever produced , ADIEU lady of songs may her soul rest in peace.

  3. Gr8 loss! I feel like but tears can’t bring back the lost R.I.P mama we luv u are gone but your footprints will always remain. Thumps up to nigeria music


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