Afro-Fusion diva and Nigerian Idol 2012 finalist, Jemiriye, released her hottest melody, ‘Eko’ today, Friday, July 9 and the tune is a love letter to the spirit of Lagos. along with the music visual.
In addition, In a discussion with Autonomous, she explained that the soundtrack is about the distinctiveness of Lagos and how it can fuel anyone’s desire to succeed.
“You can come to Lagos on your feet and leave years later in a G Wagon. Lagos is the land of opportunities and anyone can succeed,” she stated.
Also, The female singer, who is from Osun State, stated that she chose to pay respect to Lagos State, where she grew up, because it is where she earned fame and wealth.
“I decided to make a song dedicated to Lagos because it gave me most of what I have and who I am today. This is why it is the centre of excellence.
Furthermore, And that’s why everyone gets to come here because the essence of Lagos is the spirit of achievement.
And in the music industry, individuals come down here to be noticed outside; the kind of Timaya, 2face and many other, they all had to come down here to attain that greatness in their job and now the world is applauding them.
“If you can make it in Lagos, you can make it anywhere in the world. As a Lagosian, you can identify fake people; you know where they are going so you’re already ahead of them. That’s the street and the streets are not smiling.
It doesn’t matter how smart you are, someone is already ahead of you, that’s how Lagosians are. Like I said, it means that you are extra smart, you’re not stupid, you’re not slow, you are careful because there something about us Nigerians, you don’t want to bring shame to your family,” she said.
Finally, She also stated that she plans to release additional music later this year.
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