by Ifreke Inyang
When Michael Enebeli, more popular known as Don Jazzy, uploaded a comic video of himself and the Mo’ Hits crew dancing to a new song, Oliver, the song and the competition behind it went viral. Although the National Broadcasting Commission banned the songs from the Nigerian airwaves, it didn’t stop it from being on heavy rotation in clubs and parties. The number of different videos uploaded unto Youtube by members of the public has been on the increase too.
Not quite interested in following the trend, an urban comedy outfit with the name ‘Area’ decided to veer off in a unique direction. “It’s our yabis opinion of the entire Don Jazzy and D’banj’ ‘Oliver Twist’ dance competition and it’s called ‘Oliver don Twist’. We think it’s very, veeeeery different and you’ll see why,” Ajiri, one of the band member, said.
Here’s what they did in their video, which they titled ‘Oliver don Twist: