It’s been a year since Teni got signed to Magic Finger records, and released “Amen”. The lyrical prowess together with her distinctive vocals quickly made her one of Nigeria’s favourite artist on the rise. In a bid to please her fans, after the video of her covering Osita Osadebe’s song went viral, she came out with a single “Fargin”. A song that brings to life the daily ordeal of the girl child in relation to sexual exploitation and rape. And recently, to the delight of a lot of fans, she’s released the visual to her comical single “Fargin”
Shot and directed by Adasa Coker in a lush rural environment, the video recreates the lyrics of the song in a refreshing way, while pointing out the underlying fear of rejection, most girls suffer by simply saying no to sexual advances. You may get away with saying the story line on “Fargin” [an alteration of the English word “Virgin”] is basic and regurgitated. But you can’t deny it’s excellent videography complete with the perfect lighting. One need not just listen to her music but also take into consideration her fashion sense, to know Teni Apata is unapologetically different from all the alternative new talents in the industry.
Watch “Fargin” below.
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