Falz To His Colleagues: You Kill Our Future By Glorifying Fraud In Your Music
Renowned Nigerian comic rapper, Folarin Falana aka Falz the Bahd Guy has called on his colleagues in the music industry to stop glorifying fraud in their music.
The “Karishika” crooner who is son to renowned legal luminary, Femi Falana, noted in an interview with Hip TV that musicians who glorify fraud in their songs were only “destroying our future”.
Using 9ice’s single single “Living Things” as an example, Falz said “I feel so strongly about this because an entertainers you are a role model to many especially your fans and youths.
“Yet in your songs you sing and greet all the yahoo boys and fraudsters. You even mention their names personally. You are destroying our future; please stop it.
“As an entertainer you must sing songs that portray our culture, save and transform lives. Instead all you do is give the younger ones the impression that it is cool to do crime, its very wrong.”
Watch 9ice’s song below:
Reacting to Falz’s comment, 9ice said: “Living Things isn’t promoting fraud, so to speak. The song is about an individual who wakes up in the morning needs to go and work and earn a living. It’s not negative, it’s positive. You just have to be in that realm to understand what the song is all about.”
Falz’s comment has also generated reactions on social media with many in his favour. See some reactions below.
Falz spoke the absolute truth…only people who indulge in illegal activities will publicly come out to bash him.
— Uche Daniel (@UcheDandyMUFC) June 22, 2017
Falz is one bold young man. The educated will always differ from the uneducated. Only illiterates would slander him over what he said.
— Isima (@IsimaOdeh) June 22, 2017
If you don't see anything wrong with praising yahoo boys but find fault in Falz's comments aren't you a little like the free Evans people?
— Uglinist (@zzyzx91) June 22, 2017
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