Connect with us


Nigerian hip hop singer Okiki Bright releases new single ‘Ibile Lemi’



Nigerian hip hop singer Okiki Bright releases new single ‘Ibile Lemi’

Popular hip hop musician Mutiu Adekunle popularly known as Okiki Bright on Saturday released a new single titled Ibile Lemi.


“Ibile Lemi, which means,’I am a typical Yoruba person’ is a song that promotes the Yoruba culture and our culture as a people, and informs on the need to appreciate and cherish our culture,” he explained to the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview.


According to the fugi-pop artiste, Language is meant to promote love for one another. We have forgotten our language and culture, that is why there is no love anymore.


“So many things have replaced tradition and culture, hence, the need to create a reminder for everyone.


“Yorubas don’t speak their language anymore, the children no longer know how to prostrate to greet their parents in the morning.


“This generation is gradually losing the mindset of culture and embracing foreign traditions, let them think well and not lose our language,” he said.


He added that the youth these days were no longer paying attention to local indigenous music making it hard for singers to do local music.


He said that Ibile Lemi would change the narrative of music in Nigeria.


‘’I am doing this for the love of my culture, I love the Yoruba culture, and will only promote my culture,” he said.


The Oyo born singer who hails from Ijio meso in Oke Ogun has described his 31-year-old journey as one achieved through hard work and dedication.


He is mostly described as a worthy replacement for deceased Fuji-icon, Ayinde Barrister, due to his unique tone and line rendition.


Okiki also pledged to reward 50 people that first download the music with 1.5G data via the link ,

Edited By: Donald Ugwu (NAN)

Patricia Amogu: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]

Arsenal head of football, Sanllehi, leaves club Skills acquisition programmes panacea to youth development – Ganduje Tinubu urges immortalisation of former United States Ambassador, Walter Carrington Sanwo-Olu mourns Lagos APC chieftain, Lanre Razak Corruption: Ganduje tasks anti-graft agency not to compromise School reopening: Kebbi Govt. trains 2,212 teachers on COVID-19 protocols  Buhari greets ex-NESG Chairman, Sam Ohuabunwa at 70 Gov. AbdulRazaq mourns former Deputy Speaker of Kwara Assembly Two COVID-19 patients discharged in Kwara 22 graduates bag 1st Class in Plateau varsity’s combined convocation Film contents registration: LSFVCB alleys stakeholders’s fears Nigerian traders in Ghana decry closure of their shops by Ghanaian authorities Umuezuo community in Imo seeks status of autonomous community Flick’s ‘brutal domination’ makes Bayern new favourites FCTA demolishes 134 houses in Apo Akpmajenya indigenous community Kwara Commissioner urges students to adopt Physiotherapy as career Hundreds of sea lions to be killed in effort to save endangered fish ‘Historic humiliation’: Spanish media flay Barca after Bayern debacle Bayern Munich’s massacre: Ebonyi soccer fans view Messi, Barcelona’s end Kwara Commissioner rewards ad hoc staff for commitment to duty Prominent Lagos politician Lanre Rasak dies at 74 Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu distances self, APC from Etsako-West violence Lagos-Ibadan rail: Crowd cheers Amaechi, Mohammed as duo ride on new trains Fight over United States Postal Service underscores challenges it faces Israel describes UN rejection of Iran arms embargo as ‘disgrace’ Amaechi, Mohammed inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project  My album, “Jehovah”, lifts people going through challenges — Gospel songstress Total blackout in Rivers as angry youths shutdown Afam transmission lines Police arrest pastor, 5 others for alleged child theft in A’Ibom Delta approves 3 additional private schools for JSS exams Buhari rejoices with Kingsley Osadolor at 60 COVID-19: survivors say mental health key to defeating virus Kogi Poly expels 25 students for examination malprcatice NBS says 21.76m Nigerians unemployed in 2020 Refugee Commission commends Humanitarian Affairs Minister Latin America’s coronavirus cases exceed 6m Militants attack kills 2 policemen in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province Britain marks 75 years since Japan’s defeat in World War II S/Korea capital returns to tougher social distancing rules as virus cases spike Food security: Campaign for Democracy tasks Niger Govt. on security India set to mass produce COVID-19 vaccine, launches digital health mission – Modi UN rejects United States bid to extend Iran arms embargo ASUU kicks against alleged take over of institute by Kano Govt COVID-19: Nigeria records 7 more deaths, 329 fresh cases Barca’s Pique calls for wholesale changes after “shameful” defeat INEC seeks stakeholders collaboration in instituting electoral transparency Bayern Munich must stay grounded in spite of Barca demolition, coach says FC Barcelona’s Umtiti tests positive for COVID-19 Bauchi Gov. condoles family of murdered lawmaker, Mante Football united behind Infantino, FIFA general secretary says