Art of Music in Nigeria Bastardized

Rather than music lyrics and videos being a celebration of the quality in conceptualisation and development; attention is aimed at the seemingly blatant manner in which indecent exposure and vulgarity is promoted rather than controlled. Today, rhythm now sell rather than lyrics. They now make use of vulgar lyrics.

Over the years, Nigeria music has made great impact with Highlife, Apala, Fuji, Juju, and Afrobeat genres but today, the ‘now’ music has declined in standard. Lately, notable hip hop artiste has been releasing sexually charged videos without thinking of the harmful effects it will have on the younger generation.

Today, little or nothing can be said of new generation musicians, as they have bastardise the art of music with lewd lyrics and nude videos.

What comes to mind when you see guns, lots of cash on a table and ladies dressed seductively in a music video? This image portrays violence, gangsterism and sensuality. What message can be passed in a music video where bums are being shaken in most of the scenes?

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