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“Nigerian Pop Music Is Not Afrobeats…” + 7 Quotes Pulled Out From #NEC2017

The Nigerian Entertainment conference took place today the 26th of April 2017 at the Landmark event center, Lekki, Lagos. In attendance at the event were entertainment icons and media heavy weights such as Daddy Showkey, Toyin Abraham, Patrick Doyle, Frank Donga, Ade Bantu and a host of others. Issues discussed at the event were mainly centered on the way forward for the entertainment industry in Nigeria. We’ve compiled eight points made by some of the panelists and hosts.

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New generation artistes need to understand that they’re not the first to get international attention. Some of us were approached over two decades ago for our ‘local’ content – Daddy Showkey

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The reason why comedy is on the rise is because comedians support each other without demanding for payment- Tee A

The reason why comedy is on the rise is because comedians support each other without demanding for payment- Tee A #NecLive5

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Social media has played a vital role in shining the spotlight on Nigerian Entertainment- Chichi Nwoko

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I think Afrobeats is the most insulting terminology ever invented. Nigerian pop music is not Afrobeats- Ade Bantu

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There’s very little we can do without power (electricity). Fix the power then we can figure out the rest by ourselves- Frank Donga

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Toyin Abraham giving her speech: ‘It is only a matter of time before Nollywood takes over the market from Hollywood.’

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Nollywood is a continuous journey…we will continue to evolve- Patrick Doyle

Nollywood is a continuous journey…we will continue to evolve- Patrick Doyle #NecLive5

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Supporting one another in the industry can help grow the industry when there is a structure in place. The Head of the digital marketing group First Bank, Yinka Ijabiyi @oneyinka speaking on the 4th panel:Why The Rest of the World needs African Content

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Quotes & Image Source : TheNetNg

 

 

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