He recently revealed that Nigerians should learn to separate most hyped albums from the actual best albums.
According to him, no album compares to his own “Yellow” in Africa this year and the best-selling artists have always been the best live performers and dopest overall professionals amongst the lot.
He added that people should stop pointing fingers at the Nigerian politicians because his colleagues are more dangerous and corrupt than our political class.
His words, “No album, not one compares to “Yellow” on the continent this year… Maybe you should start separating “most hyped album” from “best album”
Lol.. show up last quarter, pull a few power moves and declare big numbers… fuck this!!
The best selling artistes have always been the best live! performers and best overall professionals amongst the lot… and for as long as distribution platforms display streams and views publicly artistes will continue to run wild with the need to grow the most numbers.
Stop pointing fingers at the Nigerian Politician… My colleagues are more dangerous and corrupt than our political class.”
What do you think?
Ọlawale Ọlọfọrọ (born Olawale Ashimi; 9 May 1986), better known as Brymo, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and author. He started recording music in 1999 while in secondary school. He signed a record deal with Chocolate City in 2010 but was accused of breaching his contract with the label in 2013.
Brymo released his debut studio album Brymstone, in 2007. His second studio album The Son of a Kapenta was released in 2012; it was supported by three singles; “Ara”, “Good Morning” and “Go Hard”. His third studio album Merchants, Dealers & Slaves was released on 20 October 2013; it received positive reviews from music critics and was preceded by two singles; “Down” and “Eko”. In October 2014, Brymo released his fourth studio album Tabula Rasa; its lead single “Fe Mi” was described as a “soft traditional ballad”. On 8 December 2015, Brymo released an eight-track compilation album titled Trance.
Olawale Ashimi was born and raised in Okokomaiko, Ojo, Lagos State; his father is an Awori carpenter and his mother is an Egun petty trader; he is the only child of his parents. Brymo grew up in a multi-faith household and learned to recite the entire Qur’an after being enrolled into an Islamic School. He went to Aganju Aka Primary School and later enrolled at Japual Primary School.
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