Charly Boy to release musical film ‘Odudubariba’

Nigerian showbiz maestro and rights activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, has concluded plans to release a musical film titled ‘Odudubariba’.

A statement released by his manager, Doris Udensi, in Abuja on Friday, said the singer, in leading an advocacy and enlightenment campaign for a better society, decided to go back to music as a way of mobilising citizens for nation-building, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

The statement read in part, “His focus is to take a break from his street protest/peaceful demonstrations and put all that energy into conscious music like never before. This musical film drops on all TV, radio stations, and YouTube. It will also be available on all music platforms from the 20th of September.

“This film was directed by the legendary Akin Alabi, choreographed by the one and only Dr Kaffy, and costumes were designed by Modela. The single puts its spotlight on the position of Charlyboy as the king and pioneer of many positive changes that have taken place in the last 22 years in the entertainment space.

“Charlyboy, the Areafada, returns as a king into the country after three months abroad of rebooting and vacationing to release his highly anticipated Odudubariba musical film.

“The Areafada is one of the pioneers of the new wave music in Nigeria, and he is making his come back to the industry he helped to build.”

The septuagenarian also made a debut in Nollywood as he featured in the Netflix original series, ‘King of Boys: The Return of the king’, where he played the character of Odudubariba.

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