|Ademola Oyefeso, CEO, New Genesis|
In and out of the country today, the
name Ademola Oyefeso sure rings a loud bell especially when it involves
entertainment trade. Many who know about the New Genesis boss’ exploits
in the showbiz world will readily relay to you that the Staten Island,
New York based showbiz advocate has done so much for Nigerian
entertainment world that his name surely deserved to be etched in the
sand of time. No known musician or movie practitioner in the country
some years back that do not have a good story to tell about the Ikenne,
Ogun state born impresario.
and admirers has done so much in selling our brand to the outside world
especially at his base in the United States of America; not only that,
he has also contributed hugely to the current state and acceptance that
Nigerian music enjoys these days amongst diverse culture and race. He is
regarded as a promoter that commands great respect among musicians and
artistes, especially those in the Yoruba genre.
Sunny Ade, Ebenezer Obey and many others have benefitted immensely from
his promotional skill. Other artistes Ademola Oyefeso has promoted
include K1 the Ultimate, late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, Kollington
Ayinla, Salawa Abeni, Lagbaja, late Orlando Owoh, Adewale Ayuba, Abass
Obesere and Kola Ogunkoya, to mention but a few.
his Midas touch to another area of leadership that involves his Yoruba
people just like he has been positively affecting the Nigeria
entertainment world. He has taken a step further by coordinating the
Yoruba people in his country of residence. Though, his term is gradually
coming to the end, Ademola as at today, is the president of the Yoruba
association known as Egbe Omo Yoruba in New York.
association, his achievement aside promoting peace and progress among
members, he also has the credit of getting an edifice for them that has
the inscription of ‘Yoruba House’ which has become a rendezvous for
Yorubas living in that part of the world.