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Artistes Don’t Care About Lyrics Because Nigerians Just Want to Dance – Falz

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The poor lyrical content of Nigerian songs has become a source of concern to the audience as well as the artistes themselves.

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Nigerian musician, Folarin Falana, known as ‘Falz the Bahdguy’ has said that Music of today truly lacks content, but it is hardly the fault of the musician, as Nigerians just want to dance.

He made this known in an Interview with News Agency of Nigeria where he stated that most musicians are forced to dance to the tune of the masses.
Falz said, “It is correct to say that a lot of artists are not concerned about lyrical content because they know that the Nigerian people just want to dance.
 
“However, a few musicians still pay attention to lyrical content. I personally pay a lot of attention to that.
 
“Music shouldn’t be about the beats alone. Good music is a good blend of everything – good beat, good message and nice melody,” he said.
This was supported by some veteran musicians who raised concern over the lack of good contents in the songs by contemporary musicians.
According to them musicians should be creative and focus on issues of socio-economic importance.
They explained that lyrics should not dwell on money, women, alcohol and similar issues but on issues relevant to societal development.
 
“Music should not be on ‘whine your waist’, a notable musician, Innocent Onyemuwa, also known as Daddy Fresh told NAN.
According to him, musicians should make lyrics meaningful to the society.
“Our artists are trying but I have a little problem with their stereotyped lyrics. Everybody is talking about, `whine your waist’.
 
“Sometimes, there is too much repetition and I’m not okay with that. I want us to be more creative.
 
“Creativity will give us what we are looking for to stand out internationally and when it comes to nominations for awards,” he said.
Onyemuwa, however, hailed Nigerians musicians for efforts in promoting the entertainment industry.
 
“It gives me the hope that Nigeria will in future be on top because we have got all it takes: good rappers, good singers; we have got our representatives,” he said.
A veteran reggae musician, Daniel Wilson, who came to limelight in the early 90s with his hit tune, ‘Mr Ragamuffin’, told NAN that he was dissatisfied with lyrics of contemporary music.
He said: “I grew up listening to good music from Mike Okri, Evi Edna Ogoli and Majek Fashek and others.
 
“Music can mean anything to anybody. I grew up listening to the best Nigeria had to offer, but what I listen to these days breaks my heart.
 
“Times without number, I ask some young musicians what they know about music.
 
“How can you hope to be celebrated when you don’t even celebrate those who were there before you?’’ Wilson asked.


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Rapper Illbliss Comes Under Fire For Saying Burna Boy ‘Is The Greatest’

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Nigerian rapper, Illbliss, has been made to feel the heat after his comment on Burna Boy’s greatness did not go down well with some people.

The rapper, whose real name is Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, had tweeted in favour of the two-time Grammy nominated artist.

He wrote:

“2 Grammy nods in 2 years. Are we finally settled on who the greatest is? Big congratulations my bro @burnaboy. You are beyond a spaceship. Your craft is second to none.”

Read Also: Rapper IllBliss Welcomes Baby Girl (Photo)

Going under his post to drag him for his opinion, a few Twitter users reminded the music entrepreneur cum actor that the Grammys does not necessarily confer greatness on an artist.

The rapper, however, stuck to his guns and replied:

“Your business and opinion totally. Still the most recognized music trophy in the world.”

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Singer Simi Pens Beautiful Letter To Her Daughter As She Turns 6 Months

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Simi and her daughter, Adejare

Simi and her daughter, Adejare

Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simi has penned a beautiful letter to her daughter, Adejare as she turns 6-months-old.

November 30 marked six months since the singer and her husband, Adekunle Gold welcomed their little platter of feet. Taking to her Instagram page, Simi posted an adorable photo of her herself and her daughter along with the lovely message.

The first time mum noted that she is excited for her daughter to grow up so they can do fun stuff together.

In her words;

“My baby. My daughter. The love of my life. This feisty little chocolate princess is 6 months old today. God is so great.

You make me giddy Adejare. You changed my life and turned my Spirit inside out. Giving you life (in collaboration with God and your daddy) gave me new life, and is the most spiritual thing I ever did in all my life. You’re everything to me. I’ve never felt a love so complete and thorough and protective and jealous and unconditional. They tell you you’re gonna love your baby so much, but you don’t know how much until you love your baby.

I’m emotional because you’re growing up too fast and some days I want time to freeze, so I can soak up more of these moments, but I’m also excited for you to grow up so we can have cute, silly conversations. So we can go on mommy/daughter dates. So we can have slumber parties. So you can confide in me. So we can pray together. You’re everything I asked for, and then so much more. You complete our little family. Thank you for your gummy smiles and for all the words you think you’re saying. I hear you. I love you too much Deja. Happy half birthday

– Mommy”

Read Also: Singer Simi Laments Over Men Having More Privileges Than Women

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Actress Lilian Afegbai Pens Motivational Quotes After Buying Birkin Bag Worth $22K

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Nigerian actress and film producer, Lilian Afegbai has taken to Instagram to show off her Hermès Birkin bag worth $22K.

The ex-Big Brother Africa housemate posted a photo of the pricey bag along with the receipt to clear all doubts. Afegbai also penned some words of encouragement to her social media followers as she urged them to be patient and keep pushing.

The actress captioned her post with the words;

“There’s time for everything, I got this for my birthday but it arrived late…
I remember when I could only afford an Aldo or Zara bag…. Now I can get myself a birkin

Enjoy the process, very soon you will get everything you want. It just takes time
More to come”

Read Also: Lilian Afegbai Returns To IG After Her Mum Was Dragged For Shooting UNIBEN Student

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