Nigerian Rap artiste dares to break carrier boundaries


Nigerian Rapper and songwriter, Abimbola Popoola, popularly known as Yungblnkz, has said that he is not afraid to break boundaries in his career and he said this much in his new song, ‘I’m Hot.’

The artiste, who plays around with music genres such as; afrobeats, reggae, hip hop and R&B, is also set to embark on a tour of the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Turkey. Speaking on the inspiration behind the song, I’m Hot.’ Yungblnkz said, “It is an afrobeats and rap–infused song and it was produced by T.K. I am not afraid to break boundaries in the music industry and with my upcoming tour, I would be announcing myself on the international stage as an artist to watch. So far, I have performed with some industry heavyweights.”

Revealing another side of himself, the artiste said he was concerned about good mental health. He added, “I have started an advocacy for Nigerian youths, using my platforms to raise awareness of mental issues in the country. There are negative consequences of poor mental health and I don’t want that for our youths. That is why I created the mental health campaign, ‘Fight it Movement’ and I have distributed over 10,000 mental health materials and tool kits to create awareness about the mental health crisis in the country.

“I am also encouraging other musicians to join the fight to combat mental health related issues in the country.”

Olusola Akintonde


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