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Entertainment of Friday, 12 August 2022


Afrobeat is not just a trend to jump on, It's a culture - CKay tells Western fans and songwriters

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Internationally renowned singer CKay made bold statements recently during an interview about the Nigerian-originated music genre, afrobeat.

He said it's the new pop and carries its own culture. CKay in the course of the interview knocked all those who constantly make a case to argue who the better artist is or who is a better singer.

He said instead of comparisons it would be better for everyone to support each other and enjoy the music.

The Emiliano crooner further noted that just as hip-hop culture grew and became a global phenomenon, afrobeat can also achieve such global influence.

The boyfriend singer, Ckay, warned Western fans and artists who want to embrace afrobeat that it is not just a trend to jump on but a culture with its heritage.

stand where it comes from because that's the only way they can thoroughly relate to the music.

Watch the interview below: