The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has praised Nigerian music artists for their effort in raising the bar in African music, thereby, putting the country’s name on the global map. The minister how, urged them to pay more attention to the need for socially-relevant messages in their music.
The Minister gave the commendation in his keynote speech at the Business Roundtable of the 2016 African Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Lagos on Friday
“The whole country is listening, dancing and sending via all forms of social media, our music and videos, and our artists clearly have more influence and reach than our law enforcement agencies. As 9ice and 2 Baba boasted, they are the ones with Street Credibility!” he said.