Pix Stories from the Motherland: Ogene

“I just released a song called ‘Ogene’ with one of our greatest artistes- Flavor. It’s going to be a big hit”


Lexicon Analysis:  Ogene is a style of music unique to the Igbo tribe. It takes its name from the ogene instrument pictured in the hand of the young man above.

Background info:

Legendary writer Chimamanda Adichie once said, “…the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue; but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story”. 

NoCoolStory is in existence for the purpose of creatively correcting the many unfair and incomplete African stereotypes through the lips of Africans.

It is important to note that some of the stories on these series have been translated from different local languages to English. And while the contents are totally original to the individual(s) pictured; some of the wordings and sentence constructions may have been modified for easier comprehension and consumption.

By Obi Odenigbo

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