Media personality and radio host Gbemi Olateru took to twitter to inform the public of the National Broadcasting Commission’s ban on several songs for “obscene lyrics or visuals.”
You will NOT hear me complain. In fact I co-sign. Our artists have been defiant and unwilling to self regulate. Songs broadcast on radio stations or television ought to take the curse words and inappropriate words out as they are transmitted to our youths. Again we tend to emulate American culture and artists but we REF– USE to quit with the blind copy copy syndrome and set up the appropriate structure (that the institutions we copy have set up to protect minors).
If it was left to me, those Clarence Peters music videos with the Timaya like ‘Bum bum’ videos would be banned as well, among others. I see stations being affected with fines if they too do not stop playing these songs. Stations need to demand the artist and their production team do the requisite edit and provide clean versions of their songs for broadcasting.
Artists, such is life. Deal with it. Make the reasonable adjustments asked of you or lose money. End of story.
LOL! They banned Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball. Okay, NBC watched the African remix by Naija Boyz and went crazy. LOL!
Tweet photos via Linda Ikeji
Naija Boyz Wrecking Ball
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