2019 is definitely Naira Marley‘s year as the popularly known controversial star just bagged his first magazine cover with a leading British publication named The Face.
Shot by Bolade Banjo, Naira sits down with music editor Davy Reed for the magazine’s Vol 4, issue 002 to discuss his career, biggest hits and why the government want him behind bars.
On trap and Afrobeats: “I used to do this trap and everything, but it’s too violent, I give the kids the wrong idea and they all go to jail or whatever. So right now, Afrobeats is the new wave.”
On Nigerian police and EFCC: “there’s a constant war Nigerians are having with the police and the EFCC. They’re [seen to be] targeting young dreads – or young, not necessarily conventional-looking Nigerians – and turning them into detention without cause.”
Read the rest of the interview here.
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