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Jesse Woghiren popularly known as Boss is a Nigerian artist who has honed his skill and doing so well in music in the United States of America.
And even as most Nigerian musicians are coming home to the base and establish fully in the country, Boss said it is not his intention to relocate fully at the moment.
“I have two homes now. Most of my family live in the U.S- we’ve lived most of our lives in the U.S than back home here in Nigeria. I am proudly Nigerian too. But coming back home in the way that’s right is what I have been doing. Spend some time here and some time there within a calendar year. After all, that’s how I can best effect viable change.
“We are the reason, why the Afrobeats scene is getting bigger out in the western world. It’s better for it and for all. Arguably, I am the first official Nigerian-American DJ, when I started DJ in the early 1990’s in the U.S there weren’t lots of our local vibes or songs being played at parties. But today, the situation is fast changing- and that’s beneficial to the whole industry and the Nigerian economy. We are sinking our business teeth into the formidable structure of the Western world to profit and benefit us globally.”
While most foreign-based artistes also claim it is not so easy to succeed abroad, Boss views are different.
“The industry market place right now is so grey. It depends what folks consider successful, I mean, there are artists in a local state scene such as Chicago, Detroit, and or even nations like Germany and French who are raking and swimming in millions of dollars but they are not brands or big names down here… Read More...