News

– Nigeria’s Afrobeats Music Scene Is Booming, but Profits Go to Pirates –

3 juillet 2017


LAGOS, Nigeria — Forcing a smile, Seyi Shay, a music star in Nigeria, stood for hours under the hot lights of a film studio to record a video. Three changes of clothes, two wigs and multiple touch-ups later, she was still at it, singing snippets of the song over and over.

“More energy,” a producer called out from behind a camera inches from her face.

“How am I supposed to be happy? It’s not a happy song,” Ms. Shay said, sighing into the lens.

“A little more attitude,” the producer said.

“Attitude?” Ms. Shay asked.

“Yes. Sassy, sexy, all that.”


Read More:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/03/world/africa/nigeria-lagos-afrobeats-music-piracy-seyi-shay.html?_r=1


Vous aimeriez aussi ...

Aucun commentaire

Déposer un message