Folk Singer, “Johnny Drille” Talks Music With BBC Africa


Folk Singer, “Johnny
Drille” Talks Music With
BBC Africa

Contemporary folk singer Johnny Drille,
since the release of his breakout single
“Wait For Me” in 2015, has been one of
the most sought-after upcoming
musician in Nigeria.
The singer, who is chiefly recognized and
loved for his unique music skills which
include; music production & writing, had
a brief but compelling conversation with
the British Broadcasting Company
(Africa). And, he elaborated his kind of
According to Johnny, his music is mostly
about Love, and he can’t also separate it
from God. “I sing about the country… I
sing about Nigeria. because, the truth is,
right now the economic situation is so
messed up“. he continued, “PEOPLE just
need to FEEL GOOD. They just need
something to help them forget that things
are difficult right now “.
Speaking on what it feels like being an
artist based outside the heart of the
Nigerian music industry “Lagos State”
and still be able to make an impact, he
said “me coming all the way from Benin
City into Lagos …making this much
impact, means you can be anywhere and
still be able to do great things “.

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