Nigerian musician, Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, who recently released raunchy pictures, has revealed the reason for his action.
Brymo caused controversy on the social media after a video of him was released wearing an underwear.
The singer, in an interview with the Punch, said he appeared naked in his video to portray a man living without civilisation in comparison to Nigeria without inventions.
He also revealed that he is not underrated as his music is heard in America.
He said, “The song is an expression of my environment. I like to paint as much as I can and I think that most of us are bush people, even though we live in cities.
“The video portrayed a bush man living in the city. If you look around, you wouldn’t see much evidence of civilisation. We did not create most of the things that we use in this country and that’s not good. We need to think.
“No, I am don’t feel underrated. People are used to a system and if you want to change them, you have to do it slowly. My albums are doing well and we found that most people, who download my music are in Europe and America. Right now, I have no complaints.”
Speaking on claims that his nudity in the video was just a publicity stunt, Brymo said, “Even if it’s a publicity stunt, is there anything wrong with that?
“Singers spend a lot of time and energy in the studio. So is there anything absurd in them drawing some attention to their songs?”
Brymo, while refuting claims that he doesn’t perform at top concerts anymore, said, “I only perform at top shows. Just this week, I have had two events. I will also be performing today (Sunday) as well.
“Generally, I get a lot of love in Africa, and as for the people who say they haven’t seen me perform on big stages lately, they are most likely looking in the wrong places.
“As much as I’m looking at having an international career, Africa will always be my root. I was once signed to an American company, EGM, and I released an album with them but things didn’t go as planned and we went our separate ways.”