Google’s Doodle celebrates posthumous birthday of Nigerian music legend Oliver de Coque

Oliver de Coque

Today, Google unveils a Doodle to posthumously mark the 74th birthday of Nigerian music legend and highlife maestro Oliver de Coque, one of Africa’s most prolific recording artists of all time. The Doodle, created by Lagos-based graphic artist and illustrator Ohab TBJ, pays tribute to the guitarist who died in June 2008 at the age of 61, following a heart attack. The creative inspiration was drawn from  De Coque’s love for the guitar, his energetic performance style, his unique music brand, and his love of tradition and culture. “Oliver de Coque was…

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