• Has sporting facilities like squash, tennis and basketball courts and a swimming pool in his Igba home in Ondo .
  • That he visits a golf course in Idanre to horn his skills.
  • That he has not gone on holiday for years.
  • That because of his hectic routine with music, he has not undertaken any major exercise except dancing.
  • That he runs a business empire which includes real estate and construction .
  • That he recently played alongside youthful artistes including Olamide, Wizkid among others at Mo Abudu’s 50th birthday bash.
  • That KSA is ranked 68th on the list of world famous guitarists.
  • That he has had four ( 4) Grammy nominations (  equalled only by Femi Kuti).
  • That he has participated in a couple of Hollywood movies.
  • That he became known as the King of World Beat when his music attained international status.
  • That when at the international level, his music could not be classified, the world beat category came into being.
  • That he is the first Nigerian to play at a World Class Reggae Festival. There, “ They first categorized me under crossover and the people said there is nothing like crossover. They had to create world beat category.”
  • That his house in Igba, Ondo Town is built on close to one acre of land, is serviced by 20 staff , including security personnel, cooks and house managers.
  • That KSA stays at the head of a big band of 50 persons. “I started from five. In case of eventuality, you have a second set. Sometimes we are 23 or 22 plus , the two engineers, sometimes the dancers will come; making about 30, sometimes we have the roadies, going to about 50. It is not easy to move a big band. I started moving a big band long ago”.
  • That when on foreign tour, he plays nearly everyday , except Mondays.
  • That, when his children are going to school, he is coming home to sleep. “ When my children are going to school, that is the time I am going home to sleep. By the time they are heading back, I am already in the office or ready to go out. Weekends would have been idle meeting time for the family, but that is when my services is most sought after. I still find my way to put all the schedule apart and speak with them even on the phone.”
  • That he sang the song to eulogise the Ogun diety when he was in search of an identity and popularity. “ Ogun festival is very popular among us in Ondo. I thought if I did the song, more people from my town will identify with me. But I can tell you that my Christian upbringing has always reflected in all my songs. There is none of my albums that I do not have several tracks praising God.”
  • That the busy schedule that accommodates shows every month of the year has also denied him of visiting his doctors for medical check-up which he undertook twice a year. According to him, “ Upon all the troubles from the shows, I am lucky to enjoy good health. I don’t drink or smoke. I am yet to sleep now for the past three days. If I go to bed, for two hours, the sleep may not come. If I am lucky to sleep and you wake me up, for four days I may not sleep again. I don’t want to go to anywhere to regularise it because if I try to regularise it, it will affect me. It will come to a new pattern. My sleeping has never been regulated before now and I don’t want to ask my God why because I don’t want to copy anybody as long as I am ok. Coming to my country home does not mean I came here to sleep. Music has already taken over that side of my life. I relax a little when I can and then I am awake. If I don’t have anything to do I will lie down on the bed or go and sit down somewhere.”
  • King Sunny Ade does not know how to use drugs, “ I don’t know how to use drugs. Sometimes I go to the pharmacy, until when it is getting to the expiry date, then I will be forced to give it out, particularly the multi-vitamins or supplement. Why do I need to buy all those when I know I cannot use it. I am just lucky. You are the one giving me that energy.”
  • KSA is contemplating a gradual move to relocate to his homestead in Igba, Ondo town, away from the hustle and bustle of Lagos. “ I stay more in Lagos than Ondo. It is in Lagos that I have my businesses; my office and my house too. I am planning to return gradually. I stay here now until when I sort out where I am going to operate from. I would say  the house is more less like a country house for me; when I am coming I would bring my portfolio to accomplish the little job I want to do here.”
  • KSA has high regard for Nigerian music and musicians . “ No foreign music has toppled Nigerian music. Families are now allowing their children to play music. The musician themselves now realize that they are Nigerian artistes. They don’t copy. Most of them are learning to play instruments on stage. I do not blame them because I left my guitar for a while. I am going back to it now and it happened last night, before they don’t mind to mime. Everything is within. All the music coming out now… if you don’t take from Juju, you take from highlife.”
  • On his marital status, he has promised not to marry more wives. “ I used to say that I am married to one woman who represents the rest of them. The truth is that I do not know which one of them is going to leave and which of them will stay. But what I can tell you is that right now, I will not marry more wives. I am a grandfather now.”
  • He admits that his love for music took a toll on his family. “I thank God for holding my family for me. When you are out there to serve humanity, your family suffers.

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