Tracing Nigerian Roots to Oyo Kingdom’s Ewe Heritage

Tracing Nigerian Roots to Oyo Kingdom’s Ewe Heritage

Ancestral Revelation

Renowned Ghanaian dancehall and reggae sensation, Stonebwoy, recently shared insights into his family lineage, unveiling an unexpected link to Nigerian heritage.

Nigerian Roots and Yoruba Ancestry

During a conversation with the prominent automotive influencer and critic, Ola of Lagos, Stonebwoy disclosed that his lineage hails from Nigeria.

He specifically identified his family as Yoruba, an indigenous group within the Oyo Kingdom’s Ewe community.

Tracing Ancestral Movements

The artist delved into the history of his ancestors, highlighting their migration from the southern region of Nigeria to Ghana.

He emphasized their roots in Ijesha, asserting that his people have a direct connection to the Yoruba culture.

Stonebwoy’s Statement

In his revelation, Stonebwoy confidently stated, “Me sef nah Niger, no lies. Me nah Ewe from Oyo Kingdom, my tr!be migrated from Nigeria to Ghana here, na we get Illesha.

Shout-out to my people in the southern part of Nigeria, check Ewe, we root straight to Yoruba.”

Cultural Ties and Recognition

By acknowledging his Nigerian ancestry and the cultural ties to the Yoruba heritage, Stonebwoy sheds light on the deep and longstanding connections between Ghana and Nigeria, celebrating the rich cultural diversity and historical interlinkages between these West African nations.

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