Fuji music is another important genre of African music, particularly in Nigeria. Fuji originated in the late 1960s, and it is influenced by traditional Yoruba music, as well as styles like afrobeat and jazz. The music is characterized by its fast tempo, complex rhythms, and poetic lyrics. Fuji music is often performed at weddings, parties, and other social events, and it is beloved by people of all ages. Artists like Wasiu Ayinde Marshall and Saheed Osupa have helped to popularize fuji music both in Nigeria and abroad.