American Magazine Complex Mentions Nigerian Music In Article About Auto-Tune

The American music magazine in a piece titled ‘The T-Pain Effect: How Auto-Tune Ruined Music… And Saved Hip-Hop’ written by Kyler Kramer, mentioned Nigerian Pop music, popular known as Afrobeats as one of the leading users of auto-tune.

The article mentioned Nigerian Pop music and Egyptian Mahraganat as music which engage largely in the use of auto-tune. “In Nigeria, Auto-Tune is all over the country’s burgeoning pop industry, while in Egypt it’s launched an entire genre of revolutionary protest music called Mahraganat.”  The article says. Read Full Article

A lot of Nigerian Afrobeats artist like Oritse Femi, Mochedda, Dammy Krane, Wande Coal, Dr Sid to name a few use auto-tune in their music a trend critics say is a result of laziness. What do you think?

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