The Nigerian music business is known by many names, but one thing is for sure: it never stops humming.
There is music everywhere in Nigeria, from classical to contemporary, from gospel to secular, from live performances to videos. Mercy Chinwo is one musician among many who has recently generated a lot of buzz.
She gained notoriety after an old video of her singing the well-known Fela Kuti hit song "Zombie" on the Nigerian Idol stage surfaced.
Mercy Chinwo made a striking entrance as she was carried onto the stage from a box.
Her dynamic performance mesmerized and enthralled both the judges and the audience; she held the audience's attention the entire time.
Even Femi Kuti, one of the judges and Fela's eldest son, was happier than ever.
The video quickly gained popularity on social media, eliciting a variety of responses from viewers, many of whom were shocked to learn that Mercy Chinwo had competed on Nigerian Idol and had sung a secular song.
Watch the video below:
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