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Happy World Music Day

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Happy World Music Day to all Deedeesblog readers! You know I love music don’t you? Here is to all the music lovers on Deedeesblog, happy world music day to you from me.

What do you know about the world music day?

Known as the Fête de la Musique in French with origination from France in 1981, the world music day was created by former french minister of culture, Jack Lang, and created to inspire people to follow their passion in music and follow it through professionally. The concept was therefore created to have a day celebration of music celebrated every year on the 21st day of June, which interestingly coincides with the first day of summer and the world humanist day.

Happy First day of summer and happy world humanist day from deedeeblog.

Here are 5 key things you need to know about the world music day in order for you to wish your friends Happy world music day

1 The first world music day held in 1982 and was celebrated in Paris, France.

2 The Fête de la Musique can also be referred to as the Make Music day instead of World Music day.

3 The world music day is celebrated in over 100 countries and 700 cities all over the world, including Nigeria, Italy, Greece, Germany, France, Russia, USA, Japan, Greece to mention a few.

4 A brain child of Jack Lang, world music day was created to encourage people to live and breathe music.

5 The world music day created the opportunity for everyone whether amateurs or professionals to showcase their musical abilities on a big stage.

What do you need to do to show a happy world music day?

All you need do is check online for musical events happening around your locality. Here in Lagos you can check up the series of activities lined up by locations of art, notably the Allainze Francaiz in Lagos is holding a musical event, and there is the World Music Festival coming up on the 21st June. Get out with your family and friends and live music on the world music day.

Happy world music day from me to you. Have fun celebrating!

Prodigy Rapper of Mobb Deep Died this Week (Updated)

happy world music day, Prodigy rapper

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Why not celebrate the death of Prodigy Rapper for Mobb Deep who died earlier this week of severe complications arising from Sickle Cell Anaemia.

Born and raised in Hempstead, New York, Prodigy (Albert Johnson) was one half of American rap group Mobb Deep. The 42 died from complications arising from the Sickle Cell Anaemia disease after performing in Las Vegas during the week.

Prodigy of Mobb Deep has always displayed his sickle cell anemia crises publicly, a disease he battled with since birth. As at press time however, the major cause of his death has not been ascertained.

This year World Music Day is dedicated to a foremost rapper and a man who struggled and battled with the Sickle Cell Disease throughout his 42 years on Earth, Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Rest in Peace!


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