Obafemi Bandele Lasode, born December 4, 1955, better known as Obafemi Lasode, is a Nigerian film director, musician, producer, songwriter, music producer, and playwright. He was born in Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State, but hails from Abeokuta, in Ogun State.
|Full Name:||Obafemi Bandele Lasode|
|Date of Birth:||December 4, 1955|
|Place of Birth:||Port Harcourt, Rivers State|
|State of Origin:||Ogun State|
|Occupation:||Musician & Film Producer|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
Early Life and Education
Obafemi Bandele Lasode, who is from Abeokuta in the southwest Nigerian state of Ogun, was born in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State.
He received his West African Senior School Certificate while attending St. Gregory’s College in Obalende, Lagos State.
Obafemi Lasode attended Kogod School of Business in Washington, D.C., and earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
He then furthered his education to Brooklyn College, City University of New York, where he earned a Master of Science in Communication art.
As a Promotions Coordinator, he began working for Inner City Broadcasting Corporation in New York City in 1983, then in 1984, he hosted Sonny Okosuns at the renowned Apollo Theater in Harlem.
He created the Radio Nigeria 2 program Afrika in Vogue, which featured African music and aired for a year beginning in the first quarter of 1989.
Obafemi Lasode founded Afrika ‘n Vogue/Even-Ezra Studios in 1995.
Sango, an acclaimed African epic that he both produced and directed in 1997, was chosen to open the 2002 Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Film Festival.
Television Broadcasting: The Nigerian Experience (1959-1992), a book written by Obafemi Lasode, is still taught in universities in Nigeria.
Obafemi Lasode Net Worth
Obafemi Lasode’s net worth is an estimated $1 million. The legendary Nigerian singer, film director is one of the best in the industry.
- Sango (1997)
- Mask of Mulumba (1998)
- Tears of Slavery
There have not been any information revealed about the relationship or wife of Obafemi Lasode.
It is rumored that the veteran musician, film producer, director and songwriter is married but keeping his personal life off the media.
Obafemi Lasode is not on Instagram, Twitter, due to personal reasons.