Why musicians in Nigeria will keep hustling - Onyeka Nwelue
I will reiterate that there are about 7.9 million ‘singers’ in Nigeria. Having had the great times of my life travelling on the same tour bus with Seun Kuti, attending several concerts of Asa and Nneka in different cities and in different countries, there is a pattern through which they have been able to restructure the capacity of their music business. There is a structure; maybe because they work in countries with structure, but this is mainly because they have been able to structure it themselves. These three artistes have road managers, tour managers, personal managers and booking agents.
They are not greedy enough to keep performance or appearance fees to themselves. Read the rest on lindaikejimusic.com