“Yoruba is so important to me” – Asake explains why he sings in Yoruba (video)

Nigerian singer-songwriter Ahmed Ololade, aka Asake, outlines the importance of the Yoruba language in his music.

He claims that he likes to sing in Yoruba because it is widely spoken and understood and it is important to him.

Asake said in a NewsLive Prime interview that he sees music as a feeling and that sometimes people don’t need to understand it to enjoy its use on a smartphone.

in his words;

“Yoruba is very important to me. For me, the way I understand music is that it’s a feeling”, he said.

Watch part of the interview below,

In related news, Nigerian musician Florence Otedola, better known as DJ Cuppy, has shared her future plans for her music career.

Cuppy expresses her desire to be the backing vocalist of her colleague Asake.

In her Instagram Story, she asked about the process of becoming one of Asake’s backing vocalists and asked her fans to give her information on how to make it happen.

she wrote;

“Plix can anyone tell me how I can be one of @asakemusic’s backup artists?”

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