Kabiyesi Oba Obama (Unquestionable King Obama)

Kabiyesi Oba Obama (Unquestionable King Obama)
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It does not interests me where Obama came from. He has been a good president under the Circumstances. Beautiful illustration work o Yemi Tubi.

Hang on Studio Wall
03/08/2016
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The title of this painting is in Yoruba Language – KABIYESI OBA OBAMA (Unquestionable King Obama). Many people who have been following American politics will be familiar with “Mr MMB – the Motor-Mouth-Billionaire”, Mr Donald Trump, and his relentless ranting against President Obama. He is the one that dared to question President Obama’s American Citizenship. In an absolute monarchy government, in which Oba (the King) is revered as second to God or gods, nobody dares to question Oba regardless of your wealth or your position in the community. Whoever dares to question the “Unquestionable King” may have to pay for it with his own life. It is this scenario that I painted. Taking President Obama to his African heritage, I chose to paint him with the Regalia of a Yoruba King. Oba Obama is holding his staff of office with his right hand which is close to the mouth of the fox on the left side of the painting. This means that Oba Obama uses his staff of authority to seal off the barking mout

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O Yemi Tubi

Olabamiji Yemi Tubi, commonly known as O Yemi Tubi and also known in the art world as MOYAT was born in 1955 in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria, West Africa. His BFA Degree was obtained from Valdosta State College, Valdosta Georgia USA where he majored in Graphic Design. He was awarded Art Scholarship…

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