Ade Bantu Odukoya

Ade Bantu Odukoya

Ade Bantu Odukoya


Ade Bantu Odukoya is co-founder of the anti-racist music initiative “Brothers Keepers” and the subject of Sven Halfar’s documentary film Yes I am!. As one of the best known musicians in Cologne‘s African communities, in 1996 in collaboration with FilmInitiativ, he organised a week of solidarity in memory of the writer Ken Saro Wiwa who was murdered by the Nigerian military regime. At the Out of Europe X festival in 2008 he contributed to a brilliant “Felabration” concert as a tribute to the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti. In the last few years he moved to Lagos where he produced his most recent CD “No man stands alone”. He is currently working on a project for Nigerian television.


YES I AM! (2006): Actor

Marching to aso : Direction

My Music, my hood (2011): Direction