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PEOPLE will want to know the where about of these musical icons that held sway in the immediate past, but, now seem to have bowed out. In the field of these icons are musicians like Chief Ebenezer Obey, Sir Shina Peters, Madam Onyeka Onwenu, Dizzy K. Fallola, Show Promoter, Chief GoddyEzike (aka Kharki no bi leather”, Majeck Fashek of “Send Down The Rain Fame, Chris Mba, Lagbaja, to mention but a few.

  These artists are not dead. They are still kicking but might have run out of steam while some are no more fully into churning out tunes for sale.

  For Amichi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State born Chief Goddy Ezike, (aka Kharki-No bi leather) whose music is philosophical, which he renders through highlife renditions, he is down but not out.

In his hay days, Goddy Ezike was a household name in the music industry, especially in the South East where he keeps his fans on their dancing toes on any occasion he was invited to play. Onitsha residents and environs will not forget him in time as he entertained them every weekend in a hotels located along Old Market Road, Onitsha, and at times in another hotel located at Fegge Onitsha, in Anambra State.

 Though Goddy Ezike has not won any acclaimed national award like PMAN or its like, he would not be pushed aside when it comes to philosophical highlife music. According to sources, the highlife crooner is currently practicing his trade in his Amichi home town.

  High Chief Chika Ezenwa, is a highlife musician of repute who hails from Egbema Ozubulu in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State. He is an embodiment of talents but has not gotten the opportunity to be on the lime light.  However, he has his fans mostly from some parts of the South East, especially Anambra State.

At a time, he was a regular at a hotel in Nnewi town but lately, he is trying his hand in a new album and appears on occasions if invited to entertain people. He currently leaves at his hometown – Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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