Finally! (Nigeria’s version of Justin Bieber according to a colleague of mine) Adekunle Gold blessed us with the release of his debut album aptly titled ‘Gold’. Even though he though he tried to pull ‘Beyoncé’ on us, the album has been received well by fans and critics alike. But what does the release of this long awaited album mean for our industry that has seen in recent times a decline in the release of full projects by new artistes this year?
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Away from the usual applause that greets our more popular genres of music (i.e. Afro beat, Afro pop and even Fuji), the Nigerian Alternative sound has slowly begun forging a path for itself in recent times.
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Sometime in February 2015, I wrote an article titled “Dear Wizkid, Your Star Is Falling” well, I now recognise how wrong I was at that point. Not only has Wizkid’s star not fallen, it has soared!
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Veteran actress Bukky Ajayi passed on recently and while there have been outpourings of condolence messages as expected, many seem to have forgotten that ‘Mama’ as she was known in the latter stages of her career was much more than an actress. She was a symbol of everything good in Nollywood and society in general.
Below are 5 lessons to be lent from the career and life of this remarkable woman.
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Those who came to shop
Those who came to watch (Window shoppers united)
Those spending below N500 but act like they are spending N1Million
Those who came on excursion
Those who came for free Wifi and TV
These people… (No name for them)
The walking walkers
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