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On Nollywood and Mad Men

Except for a few outliers, how many Nollywood movies/series can make for a good discussion about character study, motifs, and themes? Many filmmakers argue that Nigerians only enjoy comical movies, but the rise of Layi Wasabi proves that Nigerians want more than just laughter.

There used to be a time when our favourite artists and songs were American, but the music industry turned this around. Talents eclipsed with quality of production and now we have the whole world dancing to Afrobeats. Nigerians might want to laugh, but they want something deeper.

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