Tech giants, Google on Wednesday created a doodle to celebrate the 74th posthumous birthday of one of Nigeria’s finest highlife musicians, Oliver De Coque.
Oliver De Coque whose real name is Oliver Sunday Akanite was largely regarded as the “Highlife King of Africa” and one of the continent’s most revered recording artistes. He died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 66.
“It’s a doodle to commemorate the late Oliver De Coque, a Nigerian guitarist and one of Africa’s prolific recording artist, on his birthday today,” artiste, Ohab TBJ who made the illustration, wrote on Instagram. “OMG This is one [of] my dream project come true and I still can’t believe it!” (ChannelsTV)