Omah Lay, a Nigerian musician and songwriter Stanley Omah Didia, has responded to trolls who have called his songs “depressing.”
In response to the criticism, Omah Lay stated that he doesn’t care what label is placed on his music because he views it as a representation of his real-life experiences and feelings.
During his interview, with Beat FM in London, United Kingdom. the singer said he doesn’t care what name his music is given as long as people like it in a recent interview with The
He added that he would never argue with his fans’ opinions regarding the sound of his music.
According to him
“I just make my music how I want to make my music. I try as much as possible to stay away from titles and everything the world is trying to put on me. Because as my guy would always say, ‘When the smokes clear, then you see clearly.
“So when you identify with those things it just… I just make my music, I don’t care what anybody wants to tag it to enjoy it as long as you enjoy the music. If you feel like it’s Afro-depression, I am okay with that as long as you enjoy the music. Some other people would dance to it.
It’s art. That’s what I make and I just leave the world to enjoy how they want to enjoy it. The fans have their own opinions, I would never argue with that. If that’s how they enjoy it, that’s how they enjoy it.”