VETERAN musician, Innocent
Onyemuwa, popularly known
as Daddy Fresh, on Monday
advised the new generation
of musicians to focus more
on creating songs that would
impact positively on the
country’s economy.
Daddy Fresh said that they
should not focus on whineyour-
waist songs alone.
They should involve
themselves in activities that
were relevant and meaningful to
their society.
The News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN) reports that Daddy
Fresh,Daddy Showkey and Baba
Fryo are among the forerunners
of reggae music from Ajegunle,
a suburb of Lagos.
Daddy Fresh told NAN in
Lagos that the music industry
was at present in an advanced
stage.
“Thank God for the current
rave of music in Nigeria today, it
shows that we have gotten what
it is to compete with the western
world.
“And thank God, our boys and
girls are actually embracing it.
“It gives me 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.
Daddy Fresh also commended
the new generation of artists for
how they had been promoting
the entertainment industry
through their works.
He advised them to work more
on their lyrics and the contents
they always churned out to meet
international standard.
“Our artists are trying. But I
have a little problem with their
stereotyped kind of lyrics and
the contents of their songs.
“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 is going to give us
what we are looking for to stand
out internationally and standout
when it comes to nominations
for the Grammy awards, “he
said.

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