Relocation to the village has paid-off – Highlife legend, Bright Chimezie reveals

    Popular Nigerian high-life whiz, Bright Chimezie who is popularly known as Okoro Junior, has disclosed he is still flourishing, despite his relocation to the village after been on stage for about 35 years.

    In a recent chat with The Sun, the Imo State talented singer, dancer and composer, spoke on the gains and pains of his living in the village and his planned relocation to Lagos.

    Responding to questions if he is in any way making moves to relocate from the village, the Zigima Sound boss said, “It is now about 12 years since I relocated to my country home actually, but I am planning on relocating to Lagos soon.

    “I am working on it but it would be a gradual process. You would have noticed that I have been doing a couple of shows in Lagos lately. That is part of the process. Henceforth in terms of regular shows, our presence would be felt more often than before in Lagos.

    “It is part of the process of re-launching the brand in the city. But the Zigima brand is like an institution, and moving it entirely from the East back to Lagos would not be a tea party, just as it was, when we moved down East from Lagos. I was controlling a 16-piece band, and you know what that means, he added.”

    When asked if the drastic relocation had paid off in any way, Chimezie said it has paid off tremendously.

    “I don’t know how I would have felt, as someone that promotes indigenous culture, if my 25-year-old son cannot speak Igbo. It would have been.. click next to continue reading..

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