NEW ALBUM 20/09/19
"Afrobeat Highlife Crossing"

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"Big Mistake" is the first single from "Afrobeat Highlife Crossing". Click to watch the CLIP. Find out more about Chief Udoh and his music in the videoblog series "Born with the Beat" on YouTube.

Preview these tracks from "Afrobeat Highlife Crossing" in the music player.
Chief Udoh Essiet - Time For Highlife


Chief Udoh Essiet

"..features great world-beat African sounds made for dancing like 'Bonsue', 'Why You Do Me So?', and 'Time For Highlife'." - Eric Steiner,

Chief Udoh's 1999 acoustic album "Time For Highlife" is now available on the following sites worldwide:

Listen and purchase on Chief Udoh's Bandcamp page.

Chief Udoh Essiet - Afrobeat Blaster


No Condition Is Permanent

Pure Afrobeat with a full horn section, produced and arranged by Chief Udoh Essiet and Sherry Margolin. Listen to these classic tracks that were ahead of their time.

Chief Udoh's 1991 album "Afrobeat Blaster" has just been digitally re-issued. Check out the Afrobeat groove.

Listen and purchase on Chief Udoh's Bandcamp page.

"Chief Udoh speaks the cold-blooded truth, telling us to look inside ourselves and fight against corrupt governments that keep getting us into corporate-sponsored wars, leaving innocent civilians to live with the consequences." (Jeremy Sylvester, Urban Dubz, Birmingham UK)