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Sound Sultan, My Lagos, ‘Once in a while you need noise and Lagos can give you that’

Kids can’t go back to school because they’re still waiting for his Textbook. But the first class lyricist can’t leave town for long because he’s in love with the characteristic Lagos noise…


Where do you live in Lagos and why?

I live in Satellite Town. I grew up there and I just love the place.

What is your earliest experience of Lagos?

I know Lagos used to be fun and it is still fun now. There is hustle and bustle everywhere.

What do you like most about Lagos?

I like Lagos because it is a commercial city, it’s lovely and also I love the beats of Lagos.

What do you miss when you are outside Lagos?

I miss the fact that there is no place like home. I miss Lagos because once in a while you need noise and Lagos can give you that.

How do you move around Lagos?

I move around in my car. A Peugeot.

Where do you shop in Lagos?

I shop at any boutique around, especially those close to my area.

Who is your favourite Lagos celebrity?

Daddy Showkey and 2Face.

How do you relax?

I play basketball to help me relax. Sometimes I play the guitar or just chill out with other musicians.

What’s your favourite Lagos hangout?

Any club around. My friend owns Do It All, so most times I’m there.

What new project are you working on?

My album is ready now and I will bring it out at the perfect time. Also, my VCDs are in circulation now. It’s just the album being released at the perfect time that I am dealing with now.


(First published in 2005)



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