Nigerian legendary singer, Onyeka Onwenu, has advised the new generation of female artistes on how to last long in the music industry.
Onyeka Onwenu (68) is undoubtedly one of Nigeria’s female singers since the turn of Independence. The music star in a recent interview said artistes should center their artistry around something that will last meaning, not just shaking bumbum.
She shared her thought when asked about the quality of music in terms of lyrics and nudity when compared to evergreen songs recorded by the older generation.
In her words, ”Be careful of what you live for prosperity. If you can’t give your best, don’t step out because what you recorded is always going to be there for long, so you got to give it the very best.
”Center your artistry around something that will last with meaning, not just shaking bumbum and it’s just the women that are shaking it, the men don’t shake anything
‘‘Women are worth more than shaking their bumbum. Enough of the bumbum” she added.
Onyeka Onwenu who have a song new school artistes like Phyno (Ochie Dike) said it’s up for other new-generation artists to call on her for music collaboration.
The veteran singer recently on the 1st of October launched her autobiography titled ‘My Fathers’ Daughter’.
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