NBC Bans Olamide, Falz, Wande Coal’s Songs For Vulgar Lyrics .

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has banned Falz’s song, This is Nigeria, from being aired on radio. .

The commission in a recent letter said the song contained vulgar lyrics and was unfit for radio. .

This was made known on Twitter by broadcaster, Folaranmi Folayan, who shared the picture of a letter the NBC sent to a radio station for airing the song.

Apparently Falz’s line “this is Nigeria; look how we living now. everybody be criminal” has been flagged “vulgar” and the song is now declared “unfit for radio”. See why sometimes I can’t blame our musicians if they choose to give social commentary a wide berth? “Apparently Falz’s line “this is Nigeria; look how we living now. everybody be criminal” has been flagged “vulgar” and the song is now declared “unfit for radio”. .

See why sometimes I can’t blame our musicians if they choose to give social commentary a wide berth?” Excerpt of the letter which she was referring to below; “The Commission has observed with great concern the continuous airing of vulgar and indecent music lyrics inspite of our warnings both verbal and written to the station. .
. “On 30th July, 2018 at about 9:56am, your station aired a song by falz titled “This is Nigeria” laced with vulgar lyrics: “this is Nigeria, look how we are living now, everybody be criminal”. “Also, an 15‘ August, 2018 at about 3:50pm you aired a song by Wande Coal titled “Iskaba” With vulgar lyrics: “Girl you dey make me kolo, shaking the ass like kolo”, in contravention of Section 3.6.1 and 3.13.2.2c.

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