What started as an experimental act may have opened the door for Nigerian rapper Blaqbonez. This follows his visual self-produced debut on “Back in Uni,” which has made him sought after.
“Back in Uni” became the lead single from his new album Young Preacher, but Blackbones raised the salary of ace video director TG Omori, so his services weren’t included. Declared not to participate.
The rapper joked that he might shoot a video himself, which is exactly what Blaqbonez did, and the result drew applause from fans.
The “Back In Uni” video features Blaqbonez cosplaying at various Afrobeats 2022 occasions. Wizkid’s “Bad To Me,” Burna Boy’s “Last Last,” Oxlade’s “KU LO SA,” Ruger’s “Girlfriend,” and even comedian Carter Efe.
The video’s striking presentation and overall fun nature make it a great video that has achieved the publicity it was meant to generate, and following its success, Blaqbonez may consider offering his services. I made it clear that no
“People have been asking me to shoot a video since I shot Back In Uni,” Blaqbonez tells the Tea with Tay podcast.
The rapper describes his inability to hire TG Omori as a blessing in disguise and a new opportunity to rake in more money if he so desires.
“Seriously, I could make N50 million from shooting a music video next year,” Blaqbonez boasts.
Since entering the mainstream nearly five years ago, Blaqbonez has established himself as one of Afrobeat’s most creative figures. His funny and witty marketing strategies have earned him the admiration of his fans and colleagues.
His efforts in the “Back In Uni” music video are yet another testament to his creativity, and it’s unclear what will come out of this aspect of his talent.
Catch Blaqbonez in the conversation below.