May 13, 2017 – Lanre Teriba: Nigerians Love Fake Life, We Love To Be Like Oyinbos Who Don’t Want To Be Like Us
Controversial gospel star Lanre Teriba has lambasted hip hop music, saying it is foreign to Nigeria. The famed gospel artiste said this on Tuesday during the Students’ Week of the Nigeria Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba, Lagos.
“Hip hop music is not Nigerian music,” Teriba said while castigating the media for supporting only hip hop music.
He also blasted Nigerians for their love of fakery and attempt to be like westerners.
“Nigerians love fake life a lot,”
“Oyinbo don’t want to be like us. We always want to be like oyinbo.”
However, he said he associates with artistes who constantly make themselves relevant.
“I don’t care whether you sing a secular song or you sing a gospel song, the only thing I care for is as long as you’re relevant and what you’re doing is preaching something good to people out there, then I want to associate with you.”