Morachi’s Comeback Story

//Morachi’s Comeback Story

Morachi’s Comeback Story

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Emerging from a long break from music and a sojourn in the US, Nigeria’s hip-hop act Morachi seeks to pick the threads from where he left them. Yinka Olatunbosun reportsYou may remember the 2006 smash hit, “Hapuya Like That” by Morachi. A sure club-banger it was on arrival and is still a classic vibe anytime. If you wonder what had happened to Morachi since a decade ago, it’s a long break from music, but not a break-up with music.

Morachi was spotted recently at a Surulere lounge where he declared his official comeback to mainstream music industry. His return from Atlanta, USA, is a sure signal to his fans that he is committed to making more music after fathering a child in 2015.

“I have come to repossess my possession; take what belongs to me,” he began as he was surrounded by a flurry of flashing cameras. He considers music as his birth right, which was taken from him some years ago. He had no godfather or music mentor. He just made a song that went viral and successful in airplays but couldn’t get a spot at major music shows which is the real source of income for many Nigerian artists.

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