Phyno (a nickname from the word phenomenal, given to him by a friend), Rapper and Record Producer, real name being Azubuike Chibuzo Nelson, is obviously not an unfamiliar name in the Nigerian music scene. Born October 9, 1986, Phyno has certainly paid his dues in the Nigerian industry.
With a debut album in 2014, titled No Guts, No Glory, which featured songs like Ghost Mode, Phyno has this unique practice of showcasing his Igbo language in nearly all his songs and raps.
Sincerely, I wasn’t a big fan when songs like Ghost Mode was released. It was the release of Connect, that actually increased my interest in this guy. But the interest was still not too deep until when Fada Fada hit the music scene like a storm. This was when Phyno entered my favourites’s list 🙂
Fada Fada (Father Father), is a song of gratitude to God, with a dance hall flavour. No doubt, God and heaven is certainly very happy with him, not only for admitting that God is responsible for all his successes, but also because the song has made a lot of people to appreciate the importance of being humble before God Almighty, and also shown the need, in a melodious manner, to thank Him for all He has done. Each time I see people sing this song, I see this deliberate and emotionally-moving appreciation of God by those who sing and dance to it…including me 🙂
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This, to me, is a great achievement by a Musician….and particularly Phyno 🙂 The song, which features Olamide, is certainly one of my best songs and has really made me like Phyno so much. I love songs which have strong messages, solid instrumentation, nice video which I can watch with my children and which I can sing along to. Fada Fada has them all and more 🙂
So, for all the Lord has done for me and my family, yesterday, today and will do tomorrow, I join Phyno in saying
I JUST WANT TO SAY TANK YOU JEHOVAH
Phyno’s pix is courtesy of wikipedia.org