How the covid-19 pandemic reshaped the Nigerian music industry
This highlights how the convid-19 pandemic reshaped the Nigerian music industry.
The Nigerian music industry is heavily affected by the ravaging covid 19 pandemics, halting every viable music activity in the system.
However, the overview of Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world, confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus (otherwise known as the COVID-19) on February 27th, 2020.
Spanning through Asia and into Europe, Lagos saw the first reported case of the now-declared pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Also, an Italian citizen entering the country showed symptoms and was subsequently isolated and treated. Since then, efforts have been on an increase throughout the country.
large parts of Africa are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus because of fragile health systems and dense populations.
In addition, awareness of care and how to observe symptoms has been created through the varying forms of media as the Health Ministry of the country continues to relay daily updates to Nigerians.
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Pointing out the vital activities and proceeding that has been omitted due to the pandemic is too alarming, limiting the new and emerging artistes the completion level with their craft.
Virtual activities can never equate to the usual physical rudiments in showbiz, concerts, tour, tour dates, and shows postponed, also with music festivals, for example, the Afro Nation festival which was to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from March 18 – March 21 has also been postponed.
Post pandemic breakout artists, like Omah Lay, Zinoleesky, Superboy cheque, Laycon, Ruger, Arystarr, and so on are yet to exhibit their full artistical physical impaction, Rema hasn’t fully had a complete concert run in the industry as well.
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