Friday, 15 September 2017

I dropped 'Jaga Jaga' 15 years ago and it's still evergreen.' Eedris Abdulkareem says


Popular Nigerian rapper during former president, Olusegun Obasanjo's Administration, Eedris Abdulkareem has spoken on the high rate of regular and meaningless songs populating the Nigerian Music Industry.

in an interview with Linda Ikeji's Blog, the controversial rapper said:

'Music needs to have meaning and should be able to add value to the lives of people, not just about dance and shake booty. Any song that is strictly about dance and shake booty, the life span is about three to four months.'

'This is why we should be able to have classic songs. I dropped 'Jaga Jaga' 15 years ago and it's still there, it's evergreen.'

Eedris Abdulkareem who made his way into the music scene in 1996, is behind hit songs such as 'Jaga Jaga', 'Mr. Lecturer' and  'Letter to Mr. President' among many others.


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