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Nigerian artists that avoid local award shows are suffering from colonial mentality - DJ Jimmy Jatt

Nigerian disc jockey, Oluwaforijimi Amu popularly often known as Jimmy Jatt, says Nigerian artists that keep away from the 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) are affected by colonial mentality.

 

DJ Jimmy Jatt disclosed this at an occasion on Saturday whereas reacting to the conspicuous absence of Nigerian artists on the AFRIMA present on Friday, November 26. In keeping with him, Nigerian artists are all the time fast to attend western awards reveals however select to ignore native reveals in their very own international locations.

 

“I believe it’s the colonial mentality that’s nonetheless worrying a variety of our folks. When it’s western world inviting you, even whether it is an award in a smallest room, they’re all the time fast to go and would in all probability arrive 4 days earlier than the award.

“However when it’s being held right here, even the most important one right here. From data, all of the awards or the popularity platforms right here had the problems.

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“As soon as it’s us, for us, it’s not as massive for them. All that should change. As soon as it’s different folks for us, we even beg to be there,” he mentioned.

 

 

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