New Video: Siji – Ijo

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2011 at 9:31 AM


Hot on the success of the recent Siji/Alix Alvarez collaboration comes the stunning visual interpretation to their classic single “Ijo”.

Shot on location in Lagos, Nigeria, where Siji has been rediscovering his childhood past following a 20 year plus absence, the colorful and visually arresting masterpiece showcases an open audition held for dancers drawn from the bustling metropolis.

It features cameo appearances from a colorful cast of characters including Afrobeat Singer, Ade Bantu, the songstress, Yinka Davis, radio impresario Tintin ‘The Koolness’ as well as a royal prince, all of who masterfully played out the lyrics with quite amusing results.

The single “Ijo” is currently available for purchase on Itunes and all other digital platforms.

SIJI – ‘Ijo’(Official Video) from SIJI on Vimeo.

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  • 19 Comments on “New Video: Siji – Ijo”

    • MJS April 7, 2011 at 9:48 AM

      Thumbs up! Nigerian artists are really stepping up thier game

    • Hali April 7, 2011 at 9:50 AM


    • dewowo April 7, 2011 at 10:31 AM

      i luv Naija!

    • Glee April 7, 2011 at 11:31 AM

      Brilliant..lavs eet!!

    • Neighbor April 7, 2011 at 12:02 PM

      I can’t believe Bellanaija is just showcasing this. Well, better late than never. This is a brilliant piece!

    • Ronnie's Jeans April 7, 2011 at 1:08 PM

      Awesome & Real.Love it…!

    • ugo April 7, 2011 at 2:30 PM

      lol… well, art is a form of expression, so i’ll comment my reserve :-)

    • partyrider April 7, 2011 at 2:34 PM

      totally love it..creativity at its best

    • mii2 April 7, 2011 at 3:13 PM

      I got to hear this song about 2 wks ago. And its GOOD . Come on u have Yinka Davies in it .

    • kbeee April 7, 2011 at 4:00 PM


    • jtk April 7, 2011 at 4:50 PM

      he’s good. i like he’s style

    • El Bee April 7, 2011 at 8:37 PM

      Errrrrrrrrrmmm…I love the concept of the video though lol

    • NNENNE April 8, 2011 at 2:37 AM

      Refreshingly different.Very Original. For the first time, my Naija peeps, not copying the west.We need more of this.Love, love, love…

    • contraculture April 8, 2011 at 3:55 PM

      Put a smile on my face! Round of applause!

    • Ready April 9, 2011 at 8:13 PM

      This is really fun and cute too…Loovvee it!

    • Olasumbo April 9, 2011 at 8:57 PM

      Nice Video. Eju apa, Ena ese, Emi ori, Edide emojojo

    • THE AMAKA April 11, 2011 at 6:07 AM

      THIS VIDEO WAS FUN! love it

    • joyce Awoyinka April 11, 2011 at 10:13 AM

      My brother inlaw is Representing. Thumb up!!

    • Yetunde April 12, 2011 at 8:23 PM

      This track is about to be underground I can so see this playing in Chicago at shrine. Love it.