May 20, 2011 – More than two decades after he first came to Nairobi, musician Prince Eyango of the 1987 hit song “You Must Calculer” returns this weekend to perform at festivities set up to celebrate Cameroon’s National Day.
Prince Ndedi Eyango, who is now a musician and producer based in the United States, is native to Cameroon.
He arrives Friday night from Douala, Cameroon on a Kenya Airways flight, one of the sponsors of Saturday’s Gala Dinner event.
In true West African spirit, Cameroonian cuisine and fashion will be plentiful at the annual celebration, marking 39 years of re-unification of the French speaking and English speaking regions of Cameroon. It also Marks the 51st anniversary of the country’s independence.
Prince Eyango burst into the scenes in 1987 with the hit song “You Must Calculer”. Five years and several popular tracks later he moved to the United States.
He owns a production company, Preya Music, and in the year 2000 was nominated in the World Music category at the LA Weekly Music Awards.
A good number of the Kenyan population is familiar with “You Must Calculer”, including Kenya Airways Group CEO and Managing Director Titus Naikuni.
“As a big supporter of African culture, art and music, Kenya airways is proud to be associated with Prince Eyango, a leading African musician,” he said in a statement.