When you think about what’s classic about Nollywood, it’s sometimes tempting to look only at memorable characters and well-written lines.
Decades after these Nollywood films were released, we unearthed clips on social media. give Just the right atmosphere.and like Olorade mi asakethey keep giving.
One voice you must have heard over the years, even if you couldn’t name it: Stanley Okorieof. Stanley Okorie is a classic fabric from Nollywood. He is an integral part of making Nollywood classics: storytelling in music. A kind of storytelling that imbues us with the sarcasm and colloquialisms we know so well.
For over 20 years, his unique falsetto voice has rang out in the background whenever it was called for in Nollywood classics. When the characters get sad, when the plot gets thicker, when the story swells with joy, and even when you need a third person narrator to tell the story through song.
We look at five examples of how Stanley O’Colley’s music is cued as the running soundtrack to our lives.
happy mum – Valentine’s Day is 13 days away and you’re wondering what to do for that special occasion. you are smiling You charged the cost of Swarovski. The economy cut your salary in half, but your love still deserves something beautiful. . Everything is set. love is too sweet This person is giving you endorphins. You need a sense to love. You are, frankly, a happy mum.
billionaire – Payroll week, “Millionaire! There is nothing more exciting than having a successful salary week. Expectations before that, bills that need to be sorted, rewards for yourself, important purchases you need to make to look good. When that sweet-scented alert reaches your account, there’s no better soundtrack to enhance it.
Mumiri Ngene / Zam Ekpere – Money finish, eye clear. Prayer is the only thing that will guide you through this period. Yes, I pray.
fine mama – This is the accompaniment Prince Nico Mubarga‘Sweet Mother’ is meant to celebrate mothers on the ’15’ Mother’s Day they celebrate every year. Denne mama!
all about packaging – Who says you have to have it all until you start acting like a big chief? It’s all about packaging. Pimp yourself to be sharp. Go to Aswani and spend N2,500 to buy a wardrobe full of clothes. Wash it so it doesn’t smell like sprayed camphor. Get a designer bag from Yaba. Starch your shirt and raise your shoulders. you are it Go to the bus stop, board the bus and get off at the stop closest to your destination. Hop in a taxi and arrive in style. If you reign!
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