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5 Most Controversial Nigerian Music Videos

Music videos are not only produced to depict the lyrics of a song but to also make the song popular. While some musical videos are deliberately produced for controversies by the artistes, others become controversial due to the reactions it generate. Below are the most recent controversial music videos: Fever (Wizkid, Tiwa Savage) “Fever” by Wizkid got intense backlash/controversy due to the sexual scenes portrayed by Wizkid and his 'Best friend' Tiwa Savage. Bro Teebillz after watching fever music video…

‘Nigerians Are Frustrated,’ Says Falz

Nigerian entertainer Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has said that the problems Nigerians face in the country have made them frustrated. Speaking in an interview with Africa’s Finest, a magazine by Guaranty Trust Bank, the acclaimed president of the sweet boys association said Nigerians are getting to their breaking point “Everyone has a breaking point and I think Nigerians are getting to that point – we’re quite frustrated with the millions of problems we’ve been facing. "So, now we want to see…

SERAP Urges Reversal Of Fine On Radio Station Over Falz’ ‘This Is Nigeria’

Following the letter sent by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to a radio station in Jos asking it to pay a fine of N100,000 for Airing Falz' “This is Nigeria” amongst other songs, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the NBC to drop the fine imposed on the radio station. According to SERAP, the action by the NBC “amounts to illegal restrictions on media freedom, the right to freedom of opinion and expression and free information and ideas.” Recall that the NBC had in a…

Falz Mocks NBC After It Fined Radio Station For Airing His Song

Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has mocked the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for fining a radio station in Jos for airing his "This is Nigeria" music. THE WHISTLER had earlier reported that NBC, on Thursday, fined the radio station N100, 000, for playing Falz’ song According to NBC, the song was “laced with vulgar lyrics” and as such shouldn’t be played on air. In reaction to this, Falz shared a picture of the letter allegedly written by NBC zonal office in Jos to a media…

‘I Expected The Hijab Controversy’, Falz Speaks On ‘This Is Nigeria’ Video

Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana popularly known as ‘Falz’ has revealed that he expected the criticism he got after releasing ‘This is Nigeria’ video. Recall that the video captures pressing issues facing the country, such as, Chibok and Dapchi girls, political thieves, Fulani herdsmen, BB Naija and “yahoo yahoo”. Following the release of the song, the singer was criticised and treatened by The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) group, for featuring girls in hijab dancing ‘shaku shaku’. Speaking during an interview on…

Hijab Is For Head Covering Not Religion – Helen Paul

Nigerian comedienne, Helen Paul seems to be in support of popular artist Falz's viral ‘This is Nigeria’ video. Following the Muslim Rights Concern group's ultimatum to Falz to take down the video which saw girls in hijab dancing Shaku Shaku, Helen made comedy skit where she made a parody video of Olamide’s hit song ‘WO’. The skit attracted an unfavourable comment from a fan. She has shared another video of herself wearing a green Hijab. She wrote; "I am an actor that uses costumes to depict a character. Hijab is…

Helen Paul Wears Hijab, Performs Parody Of ‘Wo’ [VIDEO]

Amidst Falz controversial ‘This Is Nigeria’ video, Nigerian comedian and actress, Helen Paul, has released a parody of ‘Wo’, by rapper Olamide. In the video posted on Instagram, Paul was wearing a hijab and praying for Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor. Helen Paul eulogized the governor for constructing roads and the improved electricity in parts of Lagos. She also celebrated his wife for being modest, adding that she will name her child after Ambode. In Conclusion of the parody video, Paul urged Lagosians…

We Didn’t Censor Falz’s Song Before Its Release -NFVCB

The Director, Licensing Department of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Cornell Agim, has reacted to Nigerian rapper, Falz, controversial video titled ‘This is Nigeria’. The video, which is a remake of Childish Gambino’s viral video ‘This Is America’ addresses issues like, Chibok and Dapchi girls, church extortion, SARS brutality, JAMB fraud, political thieves, Fulani herdsmen, and “yahoo yahoo”. Agim said Falz did not summit the video for licensing and rating before releasing it to the public, adding…

Diddy Hails Falz’s ‘This Is Nigeria’ Video

American hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has hailed Falz’s new video, ‘This is Nigeria’. The Bad Boy Records owner posted a short clip on his Instagram page, and wrote: “Sending love to Nigeria. So many great, beautiful artist changing the game!!!! Sending love to Nigeria. So many great, beautiful artist changing the game!!!! 🇳🇬🇳🇬 ✊🏿 @falzthebahdguy A post shared by Diddy (@diddy) on May 27, 2018 at 7:41am PDT The video, which is a cover of Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’, was released on Friday. Falz…

Watch Falz’s New Video ‘This Is Nigeria’

Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz, has dropped a new song and video entitled "This is Nigeria". The video, which captures pressing issues facing the country, is a spin on Childish Gambino’s viral video ‘This Is America’. The pressing issues addressed in the 4-minute music video include, Chibok and Dapchi girls, church extortion, SARS brutality, JAMB fraud, political thieves, Fulani herdsmen, BB Naija and "yahoo yahoo”. The video was directed by Peter Mudei.
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