Falz Rapper slams MOPICON draft bill

The rapper was one of the speakers at the 4th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference held on April 20, 2016, at Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos.

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Nigerian rap sensation and actor, Falz, has criticized the bill supporting the formation of the Motion Picture Practitioners Council of Nigeria (MOPICON).

The rapper shared his reservation concerning the proposed bill while speaking at the 4th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference held on April 20, 2016, at Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos.

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Falz, speaking at the 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Conference held on April 20, 2016 in Lagos

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He said, “How can you say if someone wants to post motion picture on YouTube, they have to join a council? The MOPICON Bill is ridiculous”.

The bill has been condemned due to the suggestion that it can lead to a restriction of creativity, as attempts to share artistic inventions might become rigorous.

Fellow comedian and actor, Bovi, agreed with this. He believes the bill will cripple the entertainment industry.

READ: Falz, more than just a rapper

Falz, who is the son of Lagos human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has now become a house-hold name.

He has been garnering a lot of interest from both music and movie lovers, as he is gifted in both art.

In March 2016, Falz won the award for the Best Actor in a Comedy for his role as Segun in Funke Akindele's TV series "Jenifa’s Diary".

See more about the rapper in the video below.

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