Music men missing in actionSaturday Magazine — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


Like the country’s movie industry, Nollywood, Nigerian music is drawing interest from beyond the borders, as it showcases the vitality of a creative industry that the government is now depending on, among other sectors, to diversify the economy and foster development.

From Lagos to Accra, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Dubai, London, Toronto, Houston and Atlanta, just to name a few places, Nigerian music, sometimes branded as Naija music, has created a new culture of entertainment, excitement and enjoyment.

Be it a bar, nightclub, lounge or restaurant, music lovers gyrate to the beat coming out of the sound monitors that recognise and celebrate Nigerian music, as Naija musical artistes have made immeasurable contributions to the music industry, making Nigeria, Africa’s biggest depot of talented, creative, and successful musical artistes.

Despite taking their art of singing beyond the shores of West African sub-region and the continent as a whole, having their career blazing…

Source: Guardian Newspaper