Nigeria’s music elite are celebrating the country’s 50th anniversary of independence with the release of Rep 4 Nigeria – a stunning new urban anthem which celebrates the proud spirit of modern Nigeria.
Penned by Nigerian-American rapper and producer, Eldee, Rep 4 Nigeria Naeto C, M.I. Sound Sultan. is an original composition that features contemporary stars and Commissioned by MTV base as part of the celebrations for Nigerian independence, Rep 4 Nigeria is a call for young Nigerians to ‘rep’ their country and their area with pride. Each of the artists involved wrote their own verse, with R&B artist and ‘Naija Ninja’ Sound Sultan writing and performing the infectiously catchy ‘hook’ and chorus.
The music video for Rep 4 Nigeria was directed by video ace Clarence Peters and filmed on location in Lagos, featuring Eldee, Naeto C, M.I. and Sound Sultan. The music video will premiere on MTV base on Monday 4 October before going on exclusive, A-list rotation on MTV base, guaranteeing at least 30 spins a week for the stirring track.
Commented Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, MTV Networks Africa, “MTV Networks Africa is thrilled to be the catalyst in the creation of Rep 4 Nigeria, a poignant and inspirational track that shows Nigerian artists affirming their pride and optimism in the 50th anniversary of their nation.”
Music fans can watch the music video of Rep 4 Nigeria or download the track free of charge at www.mtvbase.com from 4 October 2010.