TuFace Idibia ( 2Baba) Fame and Latest Songs
No one talk of musical accolades in Nigeria without taking his cap off in honour to a living legend, Tuface Idibia.
2Baba’s African Queen of the Face2Face album is labelled as an artistic work of lasting worth which won him an unimaginable fame and honours worldwide.
Face 2 Face which sheltered 11 tracks was his first professional immersion witted in a golden and melodious tone whirling wide around the stream of love, reality, fun, hilarious and appreciation.
Face 2 Face collection of songs which set him on a global fame was full of emotions and vigour, and artistic beauty, streaming and captivating the hearts and minds of Africans and the world at large to the natural beauty of indigenous African women.
His musics usually centre on the glorification of African beauty, culture, encouragement in times of difficulties, discouraging indigenous pride, bad political trends and many more. He is arguably considered as a legend and one of the greatest ever in the musical folklore in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
The first track on the album, “Nfana Ibaga” personified warning shot with the musical icon expectorating a few rap bars, describing himself and giving a small oyster on how he intends to live his life.
With African Queen track, love was pictured as a crystal to analyse the un-glorified beauty of African women. He vividly painted the pictures of African women as the cradle of natural beauty and thereby captivating the listening souls in the process. He carefully selected his choice of words and musical rhythms and directed them to his girlfriend at the time, now wife, Annie Macaulay.
Nfana Ibaga track, 2face declared that he had No Problem with anyone and ‘who God has blessed, no man can curse’. 2face delivered love in a spectrum that appeal from different angles.
Acknowledging music as a food for the soul, he channeled his mind blowing experience and pieces of advice into musical lyrics by condemning societal prejudice in songs like U no holy pass, challenging negative criticisms, ”But they will try to push on more, try to open every door, but negativity doesn’t make it certain’.
2Baba Latest Release
With Tuface latest released song, “AMAKA”, he has vividly demonstrated that music is a talent and a gift from above. The thematic richness of this song mirrors the modifying tides of the politics, Economics and Modern conducts of our society at large. It mirrors the society as a game village, where women easily yield to the temptation of wealth and affluence thereby abandoning their boyfriends or prospective husbands.
2baba with his consistent captivating themes and lyrical episodes style, has proven without any doubt that, with talent, one can still remains evergreen relevant in the global trends of music despite the daily winding thematic adjustment.