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Coronavirus has deprived me of hanging out with friends and family – Rapper Febian Marine

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Fast-rising rapper and singer, Febian Chinedu Okoh, popularly called Febian Marine, spoke with Temitope Adetunji about his music career, family background, his passion for music and his newly released songs titled “ Correct and For your Pocket”

The Musician also shared his experiences on how Covid-19 has affected him as a Singer.

What’s your brand name and tell us about it

My brand name is Febian marine and my real name is Febian chinedu okoh , I’m a songwriter-producer rapper and singer, I hail from Delta state grew up in Lagos state.

When did it start and for how long have you been doing what you do?

I’ve been doing music for over 15years or more

What inspired you into choosing this path

It’s a talent given to me by God so music chose me

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What kind of music do you sing?

I do any kind of music from Afrobeat to RnB pop-reggae blues rap music any type of music depending on the mood and how the spirit leads

The industry seems to be saturated already with a lot of stars, What’s the uniqueness of your brand that will make you stand out?

My brand got so much style, classiness and that is something that is hard to see in the industry these days

How has it been so far?

It has not been easy but all thanks are to God for the gift of life

What was the reaction of your parents when they discovered you chose a career in music?

They supported me because they saw my passion for music

Who inspires you within and outside the industry?

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In Nigeria, my first cousin Franco tia Tia back in the days and outside Nigeria JayZ R-kelly

What’s the biggest moment of your career since you started?

When I performed alongside with aka a South African rapper in South African and I stole the show

Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans?

I take my fans as my family so I relate with them as peaceful family members relate.

Have you ever dealt with stage fright?

Not at all

How has COVID_19 affected you as a Singer?

Well, so far the COVID-19 has affected every country of the world, it has affected every industry not just the music industry and also me as a singer because I cannot go for radio interviews or for TV stations interview or even hang out with my friends and family.

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Have you released any song? How did you feel after your debut song was release

I have released a couple of singles and videos I have done a video for the song called “for your pocket and I just did a video for “correct” and I have a single like omofela, jogodo . And so far it’s been love from my fans and my family home and aboard and from everyone.

Tell us anything you want your fans to know?

Febian marine got talent is no fluke, I’m here to stay forever, if possible and I’m going to be doing big things and I am never gonna let dem down… And to my friends and family keep supporting good music, enjoy every minute of your life cuz you don’t know the next minute.

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Artiste hosts maiden virtual drama festival to sensitise virtues of African culture

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Anthony Oluwabiyi, Chief Executive Officer, Theatre Centrik, on Wednesday urged Nigerians to imbibe strong African moral values that are capable of making the continent great.

Oluwabiyi made the call during an interview with the News reporters in Lagos.
He said that the promotion of African culture and theatrical performances would spur hidden talents to display their creativity.

He told reporters that he would be presenting a virtual drama festival that would educate Nigerians, as part of his efforts to enlighten citizens on the essence of embracing African cultural values.

According to him, the maiden virtual drama festival would hold on June 17 in commemoration of the 2020 edition of the Green African Arts Festival (GAAF2020).

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He said that the festival tagged: “Dance from Dusk to Dawn” would bring to the public the fantasy of stage performance and the beauty of African Theatre.

” The play will center on the theme of love; the intrigue and passion of love, the purpose and value of love, and the true essence of love.

” It intends to re-enact in us the power of love as a veritable tool for self-discovery and fulfillment in Africa Arts and Culture.

” it will expise the strong hope that love brings and the unity it creates in the family, community, nation, and the world at large.

” Theatre Centrik has the vision to nurture and utilize poetry lines along with dance and drums to entertain, educate and create awareness through stage performances on virtual screens,” he said.

Oluwabiyi said it was of paramount importance to still promote African culture even while the COVID-19 ravaged the would as a culture had a huge role to play in successfully combating the virus.

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He said that Agnes Olayemi and Kingsley Bassey would be the supporting Directors while Halimath Alabi would be the Dance Director with other renowned actors and dancers.

He noted that the festival would be like the ancient exhibition of theatrical beauty of the Greco-Roman world.

” I believe that the stage in a drama itself is like the pulpit where the true message of unity and development can be spread abroad and my works are centered on positive change through theatre.

” I urge every art lover to link up with us on Theatre Centrik Facebook page on June 17, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., it promises to be enlightening,” he said.

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Lady whose name was mentioned as a witness by Peruzzi’s rape accuser comes to his defence

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Lady whose name was mentioned as a witness by Peruzzi’s rape accuser comes to his defence

A Nigerian lady, Aisha, whose name was mentioned by Peruzzi’s accuser has come out to defend the artiste while stating that the accuser is lying.

Recall that earlier today, a lady took to Twitter to accuse Peruzzi of rape. The woman claimed she followed a friend named Aisha to Peruzzi’s house and, at night, while everyone was asleep, Peruzzi raped her. She said she tried to wake Aisha up but she was fast asleep.

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Well, to clear his name, Peruzzi went on Instagram Live with the Aisha lady.

During an Instagram live video, Aisha and Peruzzi admitted that they had a thing in the past but Aisha has now moved on.

Aisha went on to say that she knows Peruzzi and he will never do such.

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She added that she was there and her friend was not raped as she claims.

“Please, I have a son that I’m bringing up and I will not want anyone to bring up any dead story that is not true about my son, “Aisha said in the video.

“So I’m not even liking this at all. This is not a real story, like, it didn’t happen at all, like, I was there, it didn’t happen so please.”

 

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Comedian Oluwadolarz responds to rape allegations

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Comedian, Oluwadolarz, has responded to a rape allegation levelled against him by an anonymous lady on Twitter.

A Twitter user @unilaganon had asked people to expose influencers who might have raped or assaulted them in the past. The Twitter handler then shared a DM from a certain lady accusing the comedian of raping her two years ago.

The lady who appears to be 19, alleged that the Comedian saw her photo on IG when she was 17 and contacted her.

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She claimed the comedian mentioned to her that she has a pretty face and would like to feature her in one of his skits.

She claimed he invited her over to his house where he allegedly drugged her and raped her.

She also alleged that she had an abortion for him.

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Oluwadolarz saw the post and made a video reacting to the allegation.  He denied the allegation, saying he has never and will never rape a person. He asked his accuser to come online to share proof. He also mentioned that he will be pressing charges.

“This is false accusation and I will like to press charges because I have never raped anybody in my life. You that sent that message, come out plain, post your picture, post proof, post when I asked you to come down to my house two years ago, post when you accused me of rape by chat. Just post something to tell the world that I actually raped you.

My name is Olamide, I have never in my life raped anybody and I will never do that.” he said.

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