Should Veteran Artistes Resign To Fate And Stop Attempting A Comeback?

Should Veteran Artistes Resign To Fate And Stop Attempting A Comeback?

Veteran artiste/video music director, Akin Alabi, in a recent interview with Planet TV,said he believes some veteran acts still have what it takes to make a comeback to the music scene, even though a few others might have nothing more to offer.

In His words:

Some still have what it takes to make a comeback, while some might be spent already…

He added that with some acts, who know it will be impossible to make a comeback, they give new artsites, a platform to build their music career.

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So guys, what do you think? Should veteran acts still try to make a comeback or just start their own label and take on new acts for grooming?

Fresh Out Mayorkun – Sade (prod. Masterkraft)

Mayorkun Set To Drop ‘SADE’ This Friday | PRE-ORDER NOW!

DMW star Mayorkun delivers a massive pop anthem titled “Sade”, as his first outing in 2017; after his contribution to “Prayer” alongside Davido.

Mayorkun was the ultimate Nigerian break-out artiste in 2016, winning the coveted “Rookie of the Year” award of the 2016 edition of the prestigious Headies award and was listed on MTV Africa’s 2017 List of New Artistes to Watch. The Masterkraft produced “Sade” joined his impressive discography with houses the smash “Eleko” and the Mr. Eazi aided ‘Love You Tire”.

The visual for the rich afro-pop/highlife fusion was shot by the award-winning Clarence Peters at the spectacular Kajuru Castle, Kaduna.

Download Mayorkun- Sade (prod. masterkraft)

Govornor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson as his new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture.

 

Johnson’s appointment was announced with 62 others in a statement issued in Lokoja on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade.
-The appointments take effect from April 1, the statement said.

The breakdown of the new appointees showed that 54 of them will serve as Senior Special Assistants while nine will work as Special Assistants to the Governor as Federal Constituency Supervisors for the Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) Connect Programme . The SSG further stated that the appointments were made to recognise and encourage outstanding contributions to the New Direction Agenda.

 

As Far As I Am Concerned Wande Coal Is An Icon – Mayorkun

DMW artist, Mayorkun, bared all in a new interview with Bella Naija music.

Mayorkun. talked about his music, artistes he would love to collaborate with and more.

Read excerpts from the interview below:

On how he kickstarted his music career: Well, I’ve been doing music since I was 11, not professionally though but I’ve been singing since then. I sing in the church choir, morning devotions, write songs at the bathroom. But I started professionally in 2013, not with my own song, though. I was featured one a friend’s song in my class back then.

On how he knew he was interested in music: I already knew beforehand but I told my mum and she was of the opinion that I should finish school first and get a job, so I can use the cash I get from the job to push my music.

On artists that influenced his music: Well, I listened to everybody. I listened to Wande Coal, Wizkid, Davido, Badoo (Olamide), Asa, Fela, Sunny Ade etc.

On how he got signed on DWM: I was working in the bank then. I posted a 15 seconds video of myself playing the keyboard to Davido’s “The Money” featuring Olamide and I said “@iam_Davido, please help me”. I just posted it and wasn’t really looking for anything. I got home and noticed that he had followed me and sent me a DM, said I should send some songs, so I sent some songs I had recorded way back. I told him they were poorly recorded but he said he liked them and when he got back from his trip, we signed the deal.

On artists he’ll love to collaborate with: I’ve worked with most Nigerians but I was to pick, I would say Wande Coal. He is just an icon as far as music is concerned in Nigeria. Then for International, who else? It’s Drake na! (laughs) But it seems someone has worked with Drake, so maybe Migos.

On the upcoming DMW project: We have over 50 songs, I mean group songs featuring myself, Dremo, Davido & Ichaba. We were meant to put out this LP last year but plans changed. It might be sometime this year or not, anytime the fans & our promoters are ready for us. We are equally ready with the hits.