Nigeria: I Desire to Make Afro-Trap First Choice Music in Nigeria, Says BadboiHY


Humphrey Osagie Afobhokhan, whose stage name is BadboiHY, is one of the rising music acts in the Nigeria, has pledged to make Nigerian to like Afrotrap music.

Speaking recently in Lagos during an interview session, he stated that there had been a steady growth in the Nigerian music industry in the past decades, adding that he wants to contribute to the development of the industry.

The 25-year-old Edo State indigene described his style of music as Afro-Trap, adding that it is a unique genre of music, which is a fusion of Afro and trap.

According to him, “Afro-trap is attention-catching; an Afro-trap song is the kind of song that you put on replay, simply because you cannot get enough of the unique blend.”

Speaking on the Nigerian music industry, he said: “We moved from copying American and European styles of music composition and delivery to owning our own beautiful sounds.

“Our music has evolved; we have begun churning out the kind of music that the world wants to relate with. Our artistes are steadily representing, breaking new grounds, and gaining worldwide recognition. Afro music is now rated as a top genre, with international acts constantly sampling our sounds.

“This comes as no surprise as the industry is an enormous one; every other day new acts emerge, and we must keep up with newbies that are blessing our ears with fresh sounds.”

BadboiHY described himself as a multi-talented entertainer, performer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist who has always had a flair for music.

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