Akaycentric drops new single “After All” …tasks colleagues on ‘decent’ songs
One of Nigeria’s very promising artistes, Akaycentric, has dropped a new single titled “After All” with a call on his colleagues to make music that are decent and enduring.
The song, which is an Afropop infused with Makossa tunes. Produced by the prolific music producer, E Kelly, it featured celebrated guitarist, Fiokee. The song preaches about love and the sad experiences that characterize today’s relationships.
Akaycentric, whose real name is Akinola Olumuyiwa Oshodi, and turned professional in 2010, said he would want, through his music, to leave legacy of music that endures, that different age grades could identify with and enjoy, and urged fellow musicians to shun lewd music.
He said: “Every artiste wants to go international; but we must (learn to) take our time, and gradually we would get there.
I’ll want in a hundred years from now, for my songs to be played. Not when you are gone and your song goes with you.
“Some artistes doing so well, but several keep rushing back to the studio because of the longevity of their songs. I am trying as much as possible to do songs everyone can love, that is also commercially viable, that adults love and won’t have to cover the ears of their child from listening.”
He assured that the entertainment industry is on a forward roll given the support of the immediate past government of President Goodluck Jonathan, and urged this regime to try and do more for the industry by attracting more international collaborators, fund redistribution and curb piracy.
He also harped on the need for the industry and its stakeholders to take it more seriously like the U.S.A, as more and more youths were being taken off the streets and gainfully engaged.
Akaycentric has several hit songs under his belt like Parachute, Top of the mountain, and has worked with the likes of Dare Art Alade and many others.