Foremost Nigerian showbiz maestro, singer and activist, Charly Boy has launched a success single ‘Mumu Don Do?’, that includes ace singer and performer, Oritse Femi.
The maverick artiste, whose actual title is Charles Oputa, informed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday that the socially acutely aware ‘collabo’ was a ‘reward’ to his followers as he marked his 70th birthday on June 19.
In response to him, the track is to drive societal change and worth re-awakening amongst Nigerians, particularly the youth who’re supposed to carry leaders accountable.
The “Nwata Miss” crooner, who launched his debut highlife album over three many years in the past, stated he had determined to make use of music as his age-long ardour to impress Nigerians in the direction of taking accountability in nation constructing.
He stated: “I’m giving my followers a birthday current with my track with Oritse Femi, “Mumu Don Do? (MDD)”
“Allow them to go obtain it on youtube and take heed to it, as a result of I nonetheless surprise, whether or not Nigerians ‘mumu by no means do.’
“The message is that needs and prayers alone won’t remedy our issues, as a result of God won’t do for us what he expects us to do for ourselves,” he stated.
The “Areafada” additional defined that he had determined to work with the “Double Wahala” crooner due to his philosophical model of music that addressed societal ills.
“I’ve at all times thought that Nigerian artistes are one of the best on this planet, and that’s the reason as PMAN president I fought so laborious for the respect of Nigerian artistes.
“Its that very same love that’s pushing me until at the moment to at all times wish to work with them as a result of they’re my kids and I like what they’re doing.
“My dream is to have the ability to work with as lots of them, as a result of from them too I study an excellent deal.
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“It’s they that maintain me younger and youthful on a regular basis, and that’s the reason Charly Boy can by no means get out of trend as a result of any time I’m interacting with them, I draw extra inspiration.
“I’ve labored with Falz the Bahd Man, and now am doing this with Oritse Femi,” he stated.
Charly Boy, additionally a former President of the Performing Musicians Affiliation of Nigeria (PMAN) famous that Nigerian music trade had advanced through the years to change into a worldwide model.
He notably extolled younger Nigerian Afro-pop artistes who’ve showcased the Africa model of music on the worldwide stage.
He added that he was nonetheless passionate and dedicated to the expansion of the trade, simply as he did when he was PMAN president.
“I fought for respect for our artistes as a result of I regarded on the trade then and found that our artistes weren’t as vibrant in comparison with as they’re at the moment.
“As that point, it was solely 10 per cent of Nigerian music that had been performed in our radio and TV stations, and even in night time golf equipment, the remaining had been international music.
“Our mental property weren’t dealt with proper, as many artistes had been unaware of what these rights had been.
“These had been among the issues I got down to change, and I used to be ready to make use of my goodwill and connections to trigger the modified.”