Veteran Nollywood Actor, Musician and Story Teller Jimi Solanke is reported dead today at 81. He is known for folks stories in Tv Shows like African Stories, Story Land and Stories For Children.
Jimi Solanke, an 81-year-old veteran of Nollywood cinema, was a storyteller, musician, and actor his work has been. Included on television shows such as African Stories, Story Land, and Stories for Children.
Honors for Jimi Solanke, folk singer, dancer, and cultural icon.
Hardly a week had passed since the popular actor and Oja Village king Dejumo Lewis’s ashes were laid to rest. In the earth when renowned actor, dramatist, folk singer, poet, and playwright Jimi Solanke, 81, passed away on Monday, sending. The arts community into yet another state of grief.
According to reports, the artist passed away after a brief illness following his passing, authors, filmmakers, performers, and other members. Of the artistic world have not ceased to honor one of the
He was a “genius” of acting who inspired patriotism with his unwavering hymns of praise it was observed that the. Extraordinary cultural ambassador has created a lasting impression on the history of African arts and will be cherished for his. Efforts to enhancing the country’s cultural legacy.
“He gave us music with the colors of the earth,” Southern Illinois University professor Segun Ojewuyi said in grief over the late actor. Dust covered the gods’ features as he danced. Onstage, he then stood up like a gigantic.
In addition, the family, friends, and the African arts community as a whole have received the sincere condolences of the Center for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) on the loss of one of the renowned veterans.
“Uncle Jimi’s passions and contributions to the Arts transcended mere craftsmanship,” the CBAAC statement stated. These individuals served as wellsprings of inspiration and knowledge, igniting a spark in others and so fostering an artistic spirit that will resonate for many years to come.
The late thespian at CBAAC left us with many happy memories, one of which being that he chaired our October 2021 public lecture on “African Hairstyles, Dress Culture, and Fashion in Contemporary Times,” which was held in Ibadan, Oyo State.
At our 2021 International Conference, “The Renaissance of African Culture: Music, Crafts, Language, Literature and Folklore,” which took place in Lagos in December of that year, he also served as a keynote speaker.