US-based Nigerian Hip Hop artiste, Speed Darlington has said unlike his colleagues in the industry, he doesn’t make music for “poor people”.
The internet sensation said he does bother about putting his music on global streaming platform, Audiomack because it is for the poor.
Speed Darlington stated this while being interviewed by Nedu, Husband Material and Diety Cole on The Honest Bunch podcast.
He said, “I don’t m*ss with Audiomack. Audiomack is for poor people.
My music is not for the poor. If you no get money, you can’t have my song.”
In other news, popualr singer-songwriter, Korede Bello has revealed that he dumped music to study Mass Communication at the University.
The former Mavin Records signee who was a huge rave in 2014 when he just got signed, left his fame and returned to school at the peak of his career.
Korede Bello, whose hit song, ‘Godwin’ dominated charts in the year of its release, said he chose to pursue a degree in Mass Communication because he sees that news is not much different from music.
The singer, in an interview with New Telegraph also talked about how he has been able to cope with the mental health struggles that come with being in the entertainment industry, as well as his decision to leave his music career and study mass communication.
Korede said; “I love education, not so much traditional education, but I love to learn how the world works and how the human mind operates. So getting a degree in Mass Communication seemed congruent with my profession.
“Writing a headline is similar to writing a chorus. They both have to be catchy and evoke some emotional reaction. Music and news are both languages of emotional connection. So, it is a good thing to be educated on your passion. I have observed that you can be the most famous or richest person on earth and still be unhappy or unsatisfied on the inside.”