By Joseph Abalokwu
(Brymo. Photo: Filed)
A prophet is never appreciated in his home land.
As I played ‘Duro’ by Brymo today, my face lit up instantly, I haven’t heard anything local that beautiful in weeks, it felt like I was the reason why that song was made; A feat only the likes of Asa, Jesse Jagz, 2face and Beautiful Nubia can attain.
I don’t know what you call music, really I don’t but I know what I call music, Music is an experience, Music is life, Music is an epiphany, Music puts me in a trance, I start and end everyday listening to the right vibe of music, Music depicts my mood, Music motivates me, Music tells tales, Music is dynamic, Music is BRYMO.
The ex Chocolate City signee went from mainstream to under ground in a matter of months without giving his overzealous fans a reason for his departure. Chocolate City has always had their eyes for beautiful pieces from the likes of Jesse Jagz, M.I and Nosa to mention a few.
The act who has 4 classic albums (Brymstone 2007, SonOfAKapenter 2011, Merchant Dealer and Slaves 2013, Tabula Rasa 2014) to his name has never been an elite in the Nigerian music scene because of the nation’s love for mediocrity. The society has confined us to the everyday music which revolves around Wizkid, Olamide, Davido and the rest.
A perfect genre cannot classify this maestro as he is dynamic in everything he does. I find it hard to believe he isn’t an A-lister yet. Olawale ‘Brymo’ Ashimi has been under-rated for too long.
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Source:: The NET