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Nigerian Idol takes a dancehall twist

Recently we had Clarks on Canadian 'So You Think You Can Dance', now this. I've waited forever to see something like this over here. Sadly it still hasn't happened. However this Nigerian repped hard! (Disclaimer: I think this is new. Video uploaded on Tuesday)



This brings a smile to my face. I'm still laughing at the students partying to Serani's No Games in the middle of the protest/riot as posted here

It's funny how Nigerians and Jamaicans cuss each other all the while over here (sometimes banter, sometimes ignorance), yet in Nigeria some of (could be a lot but I don't know) their music is clearly influenced by Jamaica and Jamaica sings about Africa (mainly Ethiopia but still).

I remember Congolese entertainer Eddie Kadi's show at the o2 taking the piss out of Jamaicans in a way my Ghanaian friend thought was offensive (talking about Jamaican man coming home from betting shop after claiming benefits = wotless) before being joined on stage by Vocal Slender from BBC2 program Welcome To Lagos who performed like a dancehall artist...

Deep down I'm sure most of us love each other :)

Happy Black Friday :)

p.s. If you didn't get the little smart joke there, click here. I'm hil-air-e-us

Comments

  1. He want bad. LOL!!!

    Reggae/dancehall has been popular in Africa for years now.

    As for Eddie... KMT lol

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  2. Lol.. this dude is soo funny...
    Good Post Marvin

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