Fast rising music artist, Olayiwola Kokumo popularly known as `Mr Koker` on Thursday in Lagos commended the visible growth in the Nigeria music industry.
Mr Koker, the mastermind behind the hit song: “Do something“ told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the growth has encouraged more youths to evolve and dominate.
According to him, young people had redefined the creativity of music in Nigeria.
“The industry has continued to encourage more and more young people to pick up music related careers.”
“We now have a better music industry with an influx of youths with originality and having the hunger to dish out good music to the public.”
“Youths now even have an increased level of approval and supports from their parents to pursue careers in music.”
“We have been able to inject new and fresh ideas in the music industry and that is why we are referred to as the new school comers, which we are living up to.”
“I believe Nigerian artistes are trying and have really taken the music industry to the next level, although there are still rooms for improvement,” he said.
Koker, who signed to one of the top record labels in Nigeria, `Chocolate City Records`, also talked about the importance of good music.
“Good music is all about good beats and inspiring lyrics. And it surely reflects in the song I release previously titled “Do something,” he said.
“A good music needs no advertisement. Music is like a spirit, you don’t need anybody to invite you before you contact the virus;
“It moves and when it hits you, you can’t resist it even if you hate the artiste singing.
“When you listen to a song and you have that burning desires in you to play it again and again then, it means the song has all the elements of being a good music,” he said.
NAN reports that Koker is a contemporary afro pop and afro juju singer and had also released songs like, “Kaabo` and `Kolework.`