Yahoo Boys Now Control Nigerian Music Industry, They Own Most Of The Labels – D’banj

Singer, D’banj was one of the panelists who discussed the topic, ‘Changing The Game: Artistes As Leaders’ at the 2018 Social Media Week Lagos.

He stated, “Most of the new generation record labels are founded by ‘Yahoo boys’, you must understand why you are coming into music. Nigerian artistes need a lot of capacity building.

It is only in Nigeria that the “Owners of a Record Label doesn’t know anything about Music“.

He also revealed that the fear of poverty made him venture into music.

“Just like any product, you must always evolve.

The fear of being poor made me think outside the box. This is one of the factors that drove me into music,” he said.

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