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Entertainment of Sunday, 26 September 2021


Afrobeat can bring positive change to the world - Oshak

Busayo Oshakuade Busayo Oshakuade

A United Kingdom-based Afrobeat musician, Busayo Oshakuade has revealed that the world would be a better place if the right kind of music with purposeful lyrics and messages are encouraged by the people.

Oshak as he’s popularly known said in a statement that the world keeps drowning in countless societal menace owing to the encouragement accorded to what he described as “bad music” with negative messages.

According to him, his next album billed to be released later in the year,” hopes to feature some rated artistes with a view to making positive impacts on the younger generation and inspiring them to remain purposeful and committed to their dreams in life.”

The graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Ekiti State University (EKSU) who released his debut album entitled ‘Because I can’ in 2018 added that his career was impacted greatly 2face Idibia and Remedies as well as reggae dancehall superstars like Buju Banton and Shaba Ranks.

He noted that afrobeat contains quality lyrics, information and messages that could bring about the desired positive change in every sphere of life rather, “than most other kind of music with little or no philosophy nor direction.”

He urged up and coming artistes in Nigeria to eschew pride and fraudulent tendencies that had in recent years portrayed the country in bad light stressing that the future of the country could be reshaped if those in the entertainment industry could do the needful and get their priorities right by placing a premium on credibility and ingenuity rather than frivolities and materialism.