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Paul Play, My Lagos, ‘I love going to the beach’

The star singer and producer lives close to the airport so he can get away when the civil war comes again…

Where do you live in Lagos and why?

I live in Ajao Estate. I live there because it’s very close to the airport (laughs), so I can get out whenever I want to.

When did you start living permanently in Lagos?

I’ve been in Lagos for the most part of my life. I was born in Lagos. So, I’m home.

What’s your earliest Lagos experience?

Going to the beach to have fun?

What do you like most about Lagos?

For the kind of business I’m into, which is show business, I think Lagos is the only place where you can exploit yourself and make so much money.

What do you hate most about Lagos?

The traffic, the hustle and bustle, the poor security.

What do you miss most when you’re outside Lagos?

I miss my friends. My regular colleagues that I see every day. I miss what Lagos is really about, which is showbiz.

How do you move around in Lagos?

I drive around in my car.

Where’s your favourite Lagos hangout?

I think it’s Niteshift Coliseum.

Where do you shop in Lagos?

I do my shopping abroad, but if I’m not doing it abroad, I prefer Message.

Who’s your favourite Lagos celebrity?

Dr. Mike Adenuga.

Apart from Lagos, what other city are you attached to?


What are your hobbies?

I like watching movies, I like playing chess.

What new projects are you working on?

A new album. My old R ‘n’ B album titled Hitsville. It’s ready now and it’s out on the market. It’s hot.

(First published in 2005)

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