StandUP Naija Theme Song

Posted May 28th, 2011 in Audio, Recent Projects

This theme song is in support of NLI’s StandUP Naija project; a series of videos which highlight the needs of average Nigerians and their expectations of elected officials.

The song features Joyce Hanson (aka Miss Boss), winner of the Wordslam Competition – a lyrical contest for young Nigerians focused on NLI’s values.

The song also features recording artiste, BOUQUI and Da Grin producer, Sossick

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StandUP Naija Artistes’ Profiles

Posted May 28th, 2011 in Audio


Born Bukola Folayan, BOUQUI is an inspirational rapper and artiste.  An alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, she is noted for her deep lyrical style and positive message. Her latest album is titled Redefinitions.


Born Esosa Douglas Osemwengie, SoSick is a prolific producer and artist.  He is best known for his work on the late Dagrin’s CEO album as well as Gino’s hit, ‘No be God’ and ‘Julie’ for Shank. SoSick produced the StandUP Naija theme song.

Miss Boss

Joyce Hanson, a student of Mass Communications at the University of Lagos, loves to rap. She is an upcoming artiste with the stage name, Miss Boss.  She is the winner of the NLI Wordslam Competition.

StandUP Naija Lyrics

Posted May 28th, 2011 in Audio


Classic… Classic….. This is for my people oh oh oh oh (5x)


Sometimes we rise, sometimes we fall,
Sometimes we slide, sometimes we crawl
But through it all, we dey carry dey go ooooo (Stand up Naija)
Cos we are the best
Na we dey carry first
Cos we are the future – Yes we can!

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