Ofo & The Black Company

Also known as Ofo The Black Company, Ofo The Rock Company, OFO-The Black Company

Discography of Ofo & The Black Company:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Allah Wakbarr / Beautiful Daddy 2 Audio 1972 Decca
2 Live In Europe - Fonk Afrika 9 Audio 1978 Blackspot (2)
3 Allah Wakbarr / Beautiful Daddy 2 Audio 1972 London Records
4 Let's Go Where The Action Is / The Book 2 Audio 1974 Decca

Discovered by Decca's A&R man in Nigeria, David Bennett. Ofo & The Black Company were one of countless student band's playing in Lagos during the 70's. Mostly famous of their tune "Allah Wakbarr", recorded in 1972. Due to it's release in the UK they were invited to play in Berlin before travelling on to the UK. They were based there before undergoing a name change to Ofo The Rock Company and returning to Lagos in 1975.

The personnel includes:

Guitar: Toks Shotade

Drums/Percussion/Vocals; Larry (Lari?) Ifedioranma

Keyboards: Dele Olaseinde

Congas: Kingsley Obiche

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