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Naira Marley teases new single, Soapy


Naira Marley.Photo. YouTube

Barely one week after he breathed air of freedom from the prison, singer Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, has teased his Marlian fans with a yet to be release single, which he captioned Soapy.

The song, which looks set to be a banger, has the production imprint of Rexxie. Marley made known the new hit in an Instagram post on Wednesday, June 19.

Marlians you ready for the next song called #SOAPY. I will show you guys the #Soapy dance inna min. Prod by @rexxiepondabeat, #InsideLife,” he posted.

The new hit is coming days after his message to ‘yahoo boys’ and his quest to institute prison reforms in Nigeria. Marley had days after his released from Ikoyi, where he was remanded reached out to yahoo boys.


In a video published by an online platform, Instablog9ja on Sunday, June 16, the Issa Goal crooner demanded some sort of compensations from yahoo boys saying he went to jail because of them.

“Those of you that are yahoo boys are owing me money because Am I a Yahoo Boy? No. I have gone to jail because of you,” he posted on his social media handle.

Taking to his Instagram page again on Monday, June 17, Marley also announced his plans to help some of the people he met while being remanded and cannot defend themselves.

According to him, these guys have been in prison for years without getting to the trial stage of their cases. He further stated that though he can’t change Nigeria alone, with a collective effort from everyone, it can be done.

“I have to help a lot of ni**gas I met in jail. I met one guy, he has been in jail for nine years, never been to the court, as in they haven’t even found him guilty. What if he is not even guilty? I met another nigga in jail. Been in jail for over two years because he was in a relationship with one rich woman’s daughter and the woman locked him up for not leaving her daughter,” Marley wrote.

Recalled that the embattled hip-hop artiste, regained his freedom 34 days after his arrest by the by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on May 10 this year.

He was arraigned in court on 11 counts charges for allegedly committing internet fraud, popularly called ‘yahoo yahoo’.

He was granted bail on May 30 by Justice Nelson Oweibo in the sum of N2 million with two sureties, one being a civil servant not below Grade Level 10, and the other must own a landed property within the court’s jurisdiction.

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