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April 20, 2015

VIDEO: Afrohits Modenine interview ‘”you don’t need to take shots at people who rap in English”

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Written by: Quebex
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Legendary African rapper Modenine joined the Afrohits crew Mc Timmy, Adesope (shopsydoo) and Dj Yungmilli on Bang Radio London 103.6 Fm during his recent European trip.

The multiple award winning lyricist who recently signed a deal with a German management outfit had a lot to say about the music scene particularly in Nigeria, “beef” between artistes and how he deals with it, being one of the first rappers to experiment with rapping in pidging English in Nigeria, his support for a kidney disease awareness campaign in Nigeria and lots more. Speaking candidly about some of his industry pairs, Modenine showered praise on the likes of Don Jazzy saying “he is the king of making a song a hit”.

In criticising the bad writing skills of some Afrobeats artistes, he singled out the likes of Banky W and Sound Sultan for praise saying “Banky W has never written a bad song ever” others that got credit from the great one were the Choc Boyz, Wizkid, Burnaboy, Praiz and Davido. He also touched on the return of South African Hip Hop and his admiration for some of the stars in the south and he addressed recent rumours of rappers Reminisce, Phyno and Olamide throwing subliminal shots at him on their song “Local rappers” for the first time on camera.

Rounding off the interview, Modenine answered the famous Afrohits 5 questions naming his current top three African rappers including his current favourite song. Watch and enjoy this interesting interview with one of the finest African entertainers on Bang Radio London 103.6FM.




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