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Rapper Naira Marley: 'It's better to have a big bum than qualifications in Nigeria'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

He's been attacked by pastors and jailed by the authorities. But the outspoken rapper will not be silenced. He talks about his cult-like following - and the weird rules ‘Marlians' live by Depending on who you talk to, Naira Marley is either the scourge of the next generation of Nigerians or their saviour. But whoever's talking, the pop star - arguably the most controversial in Africa - is spoken about in near-mythological tones, which makes his amiability very arresting when we meet in London a few weeks before lockdown. He arrives flanked by an entourage, photoshoot-ready in a reflective...
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