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World Premiere| Vocal Slender – ‘Owo Yapa’!

Posted in Entertainment, Music, News, Nigeria with tags , , , on April 17, 2010 by gidilive

Nigerian artist Eric “Vocal Slender” Eboh’s increased popularity from his appearance in the BBC documentary “Welcome To Lagos” has garnered him alot of critical acclaim on his single “Owo Yapa” off his debut album “Send Them Come”. For a previous scavenger, this is raw talent at its best and a very hot track. Listen below

https://gidilive.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/owoyapa-1.mp3

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TV – Welcome to Lagos: Episode 1!

Posted in Entertainment, Nigeria, TV, Videos with tags , , on April 17, 2010 by gidilive

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Three-part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Today, more than half the world’s population live in cities, and this eye-opening series shows what life is really like in some of the toughest parts of the world’s fastest growing megacity.

The first episode uncovers life in the Olusosun rubbish dump. Here, around 1000 people live on top of the rubbish in houses built from scrap. The film follows the daily lives of two men who have become skilled at turning rubbish into gold. Eric, aka Vocal Slender, is a musician, and every bit of scrap he finds brings him one step closer to his dream of launching his music career, but a serious fight nearly ruins his chances.
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