Women Are So Rare In Music Production; The Wake Up CallMay 1, 2020
Over the globe, featured investigations and results shows that there are about 21.7% of female Artistes, 12.3% percent of ladies are songwriters and 2.1% of ladies are record producers.
For near 15 years now, no lady have been awarded producer best at the Headies awards or any international awards and categories for female producers are not always included in Awards.
Investigating the Nigerian music industry, it’s said to take care of business world. From a proportion of 10 – 1 men have been ruling and if the ladies won’t respond to this call men will continue overwhelming the business.
From Davido to Tekno and Wizkid; the greatest stars in the music business who appreciate an enormous fan base starting with one finish of the landmass then onto the next.
Nigeria has been honored with a considerable amount of successful ladies in the previous decades and even by and by. Any semblance of Simi, Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage and barely any others.
In any case, behind the scene, the story is diverse when you leave the front finish of music and go to the back end you will find the nonappearance of ladies.
Female producers, engineers, mixers etc are few and the ones who truly exist are overlooked in some ways.
A reasonable case for this is Nigerian most distinguished service, The Headies. At its last release, no female record producer made the rundown. Since it’s foundation in 2006, no female record producer has even been called up for the honor.
That doesn’t imply that female record producers don’t exist, But can any anyone explain why they are uncommon or none of them in Nigeria?
Most deplorable is the way that for as long as 12 years, no slanting pop record has been created by a lady. The latest one that beat the line war DJ Toxiq, who scored the head ‘ OGEDE TI PON ‘ Performed by Pasuma Wonder and house on his exploratory collection “My World”
Why Are Women Rare In Record Production?
In an announcement by Toxiq, she reprimands the business for minimizing the endeavors of ladies
“As a female produce, individuals don’t ordinarily remember you when you make a beat. Nobody anticipates that a young lady should deliver. I didn’t anticipate that myself should create. That is a significant test, individuals not paying attention to me. They need you to plan something free only for test you since you are a young lady” She said.
Why Female Music Producers Fail
The reasons why numerous female Nigerian music makers who figured out how to begin bomb is since they permit themselves to stop, on the off chance that you don’t stop, you can’t come up short.
Ryan Gary Raddon prominently known as Kaskade is a regularly model and ought to likewise fill in as an inspiration to others never to surrender. It took Kaskade 15 years for his melody to make it to the board. Presently, he is an honor champ who has ascend to the pinnacle of music creation.
Raising New Age Women Record Producer; The New Era
There is requirement for a change, Ladies ought to be urged as conceivable to seek after legitimacy in aptitudes, as opposed to been appreciated distinctly for their physical characteristics.
Urging ladies will in general be significant, Production is an inventive exertion. That way we can raise another age of youthful Nigerian female record producers, Mixer, creators and editors..