Jake Sollo

Real Name:
Nkem Okonkwo
Profile:
Jake Sollo (Nkem Okonkwo) started his career in the 1960s with The Hykkers, a "beat" group formed at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. After they disbanded Sollo subsequently joined the Aba-based Funkees. By 1976, with creative and personal tensions The Funkees slowly disintegrating, Sollo was offered the golden opportunity to play a year with the creme de la creme of Afro-rock groups, Osibisa.
Around the 1980s Jake Sollo made his career as producer, mostly at Tabansi/Taretone and spawned various artists as Felix Lebarty, Veno and Esbee Family, traveled to London and recorded various great solo Lp's.
Jake Sollo died in a car accident along Ihiala Road Anambra State on 13th day of September, 1985.
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Albums

NEMI (LP) 0294 Jake Sollo - Coming Home album art Jake Sollo Coming Home (Album) EMI NEMI (LP) 0294 Nigeria 1977 Sell This Version
ESPC 7502 Jake Sollo - Show Me How album art Jake Sollo Show Me How (Album) Taretone ESPC 7502 France 1978 Sell This Version
TTL 162 Jake Sollo - Boogie Legs album art Jake Sollo Boogie Legs (Album) Taretone TTL 162 Nigeria 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

7N 46131 Jake Sollo - Hot 'N' Spicy album art Jake Sollo Hot 'N' Spicy(7", Promo) Pye Records 7N 46131 UK 1978 Sell This Version
7N 46162 Jake Sollo - Say No More album art Jake Sollo Say No More (Single) Pye Records 7N 46162 UK 1979 Sell This Version
DJS 10953 Jake Sollo - Shockproof album art Jake Sollo Shockproof(7") DJM Records (2) DJS 10953 UK 1980 Sell This Version
TTD 162 Jake Sollo - Boogie Legs - Special Disco Cut album art Jake Sollo Boogie Legs - Special Disco Cut(12") Taretone TTD 162 Nigeria Unknown Sell This Version