Nigerian entertainer and activist , Charles Oputa , popularly called Charlyboy , is set to release a hit single featuring rapper Folarin Falana , popularly known as Falz .
The 68 – year – old grandfather , who released his debut high – life album over three decades ago , hinted at the ‘ collabo ’ in an interview with the
News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja .
The “Nwata Miss ” crooner said he has decided to work with Falz because of his philosophical style of music that addresses leadership issues and societal ills .
He added that the project was an advocacy song targeted at driving positive narratives in society.
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“ Falz is a young man that I so much believe in his music and passion for positive change in all aspects of our society , and we share similar thoughts .
“ We are working on something together and it will surely stir positive change in our lives as Nigerians . ”
The former president of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria said that he decided to use music as a tool to inspire ordinary Nigerians , especially youths , towards holding leaders accountable .
He explained that he was leading an advocacy and enlightenment campaign ‘ Na we be Government” and decided to go back to music , his age – long passion , to call citizens to participate in nation – building .
“ All over the world, the arts , especially music , have been used to inspire people and change narratives towards a better society.
“ I did not go into music for money , but for the passion for it , and this time I am using it to awake the consciousness of all Nigerians towards building the country they desire . ”