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Big Brother Africa III Star Uti Nwachukwu steps into the music scene with debut single “Go Down”

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Most reality TV stars enjoy their proverbial ’15 minutes of fame’ and bounce from the spotlight. There have been few exceptions worldwide who have managed to carve out careers from their reality TV exposure.
Big Brother Africa III’s Nigerian housemate, Uti Nwachukwu was popular during his time on the show. Since then, we’ve seen him on the red carpet of showbiz events but now we know what he’s really been up to!
Uti is kicking off his music career and has just released his debut single – “Go Down“. Its a naija-pop song with some reggae influenced moments.
Check it out! Should Uti stick to music or snap back to reality?

80 Comments

  1. MiZ Attitude

    July 7, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    nna eh, e get as e be o… i’m not going to be mean about this so let me just leave it as i don’t think music is his calling

  2. yaya

    July 7, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    yipeee.1st to comment.na wa o.is it by force 4 evry1 2 sing or rap???just cuz d music industry is blooming doesnt mean its 4 evry1 oooooooo.smh.wts dis na??baby go down.lwkmd

  3. chidi

    July 7, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    yay!!!! 1st 2 comment
    uhmmm ok song….i think :s

  4. chisom

    July 7, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    I beg Uti in the name of God to respect himself and disappear from that recording studio. Aah aah…what is this? music? or nuisance? Uti please go back to whatever it was you were doing. Thank you.

  5. babylawyer

    July 7, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    I am actually afraid to listen to the song

  6. jennifer

    July 7, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    lmao!!!!…………just to funny!

  7. jennifer

    July 7, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    too*

  8. iLLBLISS (Tobechukwu

    July 7, 2010 at 4:49 pm

    WTF….

  9. Harley

    July 7, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    Uti plsssssss…..wat d heck is dis? Uti let dis song be ur first and last song plsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

  10. CEO

    July 7, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    What d Hell….slow down baby slow down…like seriously Uti..maybe u should stick to TV or ur modellingabeg thank U very much

  11. cricket

    July 7, 2010 at 6:26 pm

    LMAO .. I actually like this comedy .. so funny .. hahahaha …oh!!! did u say it was a song .. did i hear u say garbage .. yeah he should join prince from mo hit .. they should both make a trip together to the garbage bin and drop their music career in the there (garbage bin)!!!

  12. sassycassie

    July 7, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    LMAO!! at some of the comments. naija una too get mouth!!ah ah!!

  13. may

    July 7, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    must he sing……… pls he shuld stick to his acting.
    wasup wit all this celeb?????????????????

  14. observer

    July 7, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    absolute nonsenssssssssse! Go down ko go down ni.
    Indian song……………

  15. Judith

    July 7, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    ME I LIKE D SONG.

  16. AC

    July 8, 2010 at 12:04 am

    Ok, where do I start? Would be Artist coming out 9ja need to be careful with the stuff they are bringing out cuz this ish is beginning to get ridiculous. I live in the west & honestly when I listen to some these our so called 9ja artist trying so hard e dey tire me. Pls stay original & creative that sets apart from the herd cuz there’s a lot of herd mentality going on in the music space right now. Monkey see monkey do

  17. missy_spectacular

    July 8, 2010 at 12:06 am

    this is the crappest piece of poo ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. Ijé

    July 8, 2010 at 1:06 am

    dang, please snap back to reality… this was painful

  19. chinekeGodof Africa

    July 8, 2010 at 1:07 am

    with all d comments me i am afraid to listen to this song o!!lol…the album cover is sa nice

  20. THE AMAKA

    July 8, 2010 at 7:39 am

    terrible! this guy should go and get a REAL job.
    kai! did he just insult my ears?
    hissssss!

  21. NollywoodEntertainmentPortfolios.com

    July 8, 2010 at 8:23 am

    This absolutely horrible. Na this kind of people dey take away resources from the true talent out there in Nigeria and Africa. Here is this horrible song given a front page promotion in BN site. He should try acting maybe instead of singing.

  22. Harley

    July 8, 2010 at 9:16 am

    @Judith r u serious u like dis song “surprised look”

  23. fokasibe

    July 8, 2010 at 10:55 am

    Seriously, I’ve heard worse on the radio! Bust sha, to be truthful, the song is completely crap. I would seriously advise Uti not to go down this lane…..the song no make sense…whats go down baby make you go down… go down baby make you go down… go down baby make you go down……SMH!
    People please before you write music, try to think about the audience and the message you want to pass across…ths is plain mediocrity!

  24. tt

    July 8, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Looooool @ Judith’s comment, loool. But what is the meaning of this, ahan kilode, eis it a must, didnt the producer tell him d song was rubbish!

  25. tt

    July 8, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Chei………go down bby mke u go down……..but wen u listen to it d second time, it sounds better

  26. Chilolo

    July 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    Hmmmmmm that’s all I’m saying jare.

  27. talatala

    July 8, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    hmm the song is actually nice. no dey read the hate comments. actually listen to the song urself. the song make sense. haters allow the guy sing jare. i like the party song.

  28. Omada

    July 9, 2010 at 4:16 am

    is it just me or the song sounds a bit like Doneao’s Party Hard? esp. the beginning? not only the beat but the singing style?
    must every ‘musician’ sing about a girl’s ‘bootie’? seriously? rubbish!
    you people should get creative abeg, we are tired of the same old stuff abeg…

    Uti, pls give the singing a break abeg….

  29. Rimzy

    July 9, 2010 at 5:40 am

    Paula: This is beautiful, i think you are very handsome and sexy…hehehehe…

    Randy: Yo dawg listen, i think you’ve got some dope beats, i was feeling the beats,
    i was not feeling the harmonies though. Was you trying to go Bollywood?

    Simon: That was absolutely horrible, i feel like, when i die, i would be punished for
    all the bad things i did, and listening to that song will be my punishment..

  30. Sandra

    July 9, 2010 at 7:19 am

    Nigerians sha!! Una too dey drink haterade juice! haters kwa!
    Lmao @cricket and observer…indian song..hahahaha

    Anyway, let’s be real, would i want to listen to this song in a club or in my room? No. But on bright note, he has a good voice. He just needs to hook himself up with a good song writer and Don Jazzy/Cobhams for good beats. I wish him the very best!

  31. Donald Iwuchukwu

    July 9, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    ok,,,this is VERY UNBELIEVABLE!!…this is the first site im visiting that everyone “coincedentally”desnt like the song!!!…this is really suspecious..i think the owners of this site have beef or hatred for this brother and so decided to create many fake names and diss this Wonderful Song..the patterns are all the same, the language the text..wow..NIGERIA!!! grow upp!!!…this is a fantastic song!! and as for the owners of this site….SHAME ON YOU!!,,kai..God forgive this our country…filled with biteer people..thats why the country will never grow…SMH!…
    i dare you to allow this post!!..you wont cause its the Truth!!!

  32. Omada

    July 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    Donald, the reason why everyone doesn’t like the song, is bcos the song is crappy! period!
    it has nothing to do with bitterness or hate…
    as for your comment on the owners of the site creating fake names to ‘diss this wonderful song’?
    just shows how ignorant and juvenile you are…

    just bcos people don’t like what you like, doesn’t make them bitter… you should GROW UP!

  33. Babes

    July 10, 2010 at 5:25 am

    When Uti announced on fb he was releasing a single, I was shocked.
    I said to myself “here goes anoda individual ready to embarass himself”.
    This song jst proved me right, I held my breath while listening and bust
    into laughter at the end. Singing is nt for evry1 pls.
    And as for Donald, I will advise you direct ur bitterness @ Uti, cuz I suspect
    ur his frend or sumfn

  34. kenobi

    July 10, 2010 at 5:56 am

    You guys r supposed to encourage him as a first timer, not criticize! At least the song is different from your regular local naija music! just give him time and you’ll see… nICE on there Uti!

  35. kenobi

    July 10, 2010 at 5:59 am

    I see u haters humming to this song 3 weeks from now!!!

  36. Rimzy

    July 10, 2010 at 7:36 am

    When someone releases an artistic endeavor out in the hopes that he can make
    some profit of it, then we the consumers have a reason to criticize it, you know why?
    Because i don’t want to buy rubbish, the same reason why i won’t buy a Lil’wayne
    album because as a consumer i don’t find that it appeals to me, this is not about hating
    this is about making a decision based on what was presented, thats why i don’t have
    a single out, i cannot sing, but i can solve some serious mathematics, see, i recognize
    my talent and i put them to good use, rather than chasing a dream that is futile.

  37. mabel Arinze

    July 10, 2010 at 10:20 am

    I am really surprised at u guys ooo, all u need do is listen to d song again and u will c that he is far better than d junk we hear this dayz. u all danced to koko by dbanj and a lot of nonesense at d clubs. He did a reality show does not mean he should stick to reality shows and it does not make him an actor either.. i love the party jam and u haterz shud encourage him. na wa for una ooo. naija pple.

  38. Elvis Tambo

    July 10, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Haterzzzzzzz. just passing thru n i saw a lot of hate from u guys. what’s wrong with d vibe? a dance song is a dance song any day. have u listened to his rock song yet? u guys shud watch what u say or nobody will encourage u when it gets to ur turn. i listened to his interview on radio and boy, d song was played over n over again, then i realized that this song is gonna rock d clubs real soon. I am not a nigerian but d song meets international standards. can’t stop dancing….

  39. catherine

    July 10, 2010 at 11:14 am

    is this a hate site or what? my God!!, why is everybody saying the same thing. pls isten to the song very well naa, and before you realize, you r already moving to the beats. this is obviously a dance song. I beg, encourage the guy jooor. I blv this is the only site where everybody is dissing the song. please please please, this song is far better than all the terry G’s , maga don pay and omobas that we hear every day.

  40. Gafar

    July 10, 2010 at 11:33 am

    hmmmm.. I saw the headlines and decided to check if i can listen to the song here. honestly, i see nothing wrong with the song or is it because its Uti’s song or what? this is a good start by all standards. i like his attitude on the song and the sky is his starting point if he continues like this. Learnt he has some other songs too. please it is good we all encourage him on this one. dbanj was not born a musician and we all know how he started and today we are all dancing to his tunes. abeg abeg abeg…

  41. Lekings d don

    July 10, 2010 at 10:45 pm

    Mabel,u wantd 2 make mention of minngles musicians,n u mentiond d’banj,dats a very big mistake cus if d’banj is not a born musician den no oder person is.phile

  42. silva

    July 11, 2010 at 1:18 am

    i think someone told Uti that people were not feeling his song, so all his friends have rushed here to defend him… lol…
    if someone doesn’t like something, it doesn’t make them a hater…
    even D’banj & 2face get criticized for some of their songs…

  43. Abinibini

    July 11, 2010 at 2:56 am

    some few good comments, not bad and i smell a lot of bad belle comments too. what is actually wrong with u nigerians. if to say na akon sing am or donaeo, una go jus dey dance and praise d guy. now e don reach the turn to praise una own, na so so bad belle. if na Uti sing am nko? wetin dey wrong? na waa for all of una wey go praise oyibo come hate una own black man. d song sweet joooor. i go keep encouraging talents like this our own. Uti no mind dem oooo. jus dey do ur thing and i go like hear more songs and anytime u wan release ur album, i go buy am. which kind haters and heavy waiters b this ooooo.

  44. CR.

    July 11, 2010 at 11:12 pm

    Song isnt THAT bad.
    He has a good voice, and needs a better produce like someone already said.
    Sounds more indian than reggae though loool
    Go downn babyy, make you go down. haha
    It’s catchy.

  45. Esosa

    July 12, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    heeegwwooo!!!..na wah ooo!!!…see me see wahala eh?..what have any of you here done at all to make urself or your family proud?!..here is a brave and creative endeavour and you guys are dissing????…may God forgive the wicked!!!…like CR said, the song is not bad !!..he has a great voice..cant yu guys alsoo bring out the positive?…my LORD!….look..he has a great Voice, the song is not deep..its a party song for christ’s sake!!!…it shdnt make sense!!..u all danced to fokasibe and tongolo and free madnesss of all songs!!!..and u say this is crap??..fine the production sounds low but hey we are hearing it on a website…lets wait till de blast it at the clubs…in UTI’s own words on bba…let all haters GO AND DIEEE!!!…all of you here with negative comments will be face discremination in anything yu do now and forever more!!..wicked people!!!!..UTI..babaaa..you too much man!!..you are the next big thing in Nigeria and we love you and your work….party mann!!!

  46. Adaeze

    July 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    hahahahahahahah!!!!….you people wont kill me here ooo…hahahahaha…I love my country..see una dey fight another man fight…the guy man dey there dey enjoy una dey here dey hate..nna meeenn,….the song i amazing,..i go dance my booty scatter to this song jor!!…go down baby make u go down…go down baby make u go down…now pick it up make i see it once more!!..i cant wait to ‘shakire’ my waist and go down to that sexy chorus!!..uti baby we love you!!..mwah!!!!

  47. fokasibe

    July 12, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Donald is Uti’s friend…sorry o! I’m not the one who fell your hand…talk to your friend Uti….He CAN’T SING TO SAVE HIS LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    And so you think with your big brains that bella and the other contributors to the site put up all the uncomplimentary comments eh? Hahahaha! You are too smart…SMH!!

  48. asa

    July 12, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    go down baby make u go down go down baby make u go down ,sing till fade, lwkmd

  49. observer

    July 12, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    My daughter just listened to i for the first time and believe me when i tell you she innocently started dancing calling it an INDIAN SONG. She’s 8 oh and can tell.
    Utiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii biko try acting you hear!!

  50. i like like

    July 12, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    just encourage him. don’t put the brother down.

  51. mRS

    July 13, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    LOL!! ok dis song is not bad when you consider the fact he was just trying to make a party jam. I mean look at the i love your booty song mohits reeased. it was frankly all about the female behind. i would dance to this song for my baby hehe!!! get down baby get own LOL

  52. Me

    July 14, 2010 at 11:03 am

    U guys are negative….the song ain’t bad!

  53. zaizee

    July 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm

    Try encouraging. No one is perfect. Diss sumone and u will get your reward one day.

  54. jesse j

    July 18, 2010 at 4:21 am

    if this partucular song by Uti can stare this much controversy btw you guys, then i must admit that the song is gonna b a hit soon. Just listened to the song on radio and beleive me, its not that bad coming from someone like Uti bcos we’ve not heard him sing before now. The brother is good joooooooor. better than the crap we hear this days. like someone wrote, if truly it was akon or donaeo’s song, you’ll all be bouncing to the beats. dont judge the song by listening on your computers, try listen on d radio or your sound system, maybe then you all bad belle pple will have a re think.

  55. Gino

    July 18, 2010 at 4:24 am

    I love it. It meets international standards.

    • dresmith

      September 19, 2010 at 4:04 pm

      lmao. u mean intervillage standard?where r u from, space?

  56. CR.

    July 24, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    I’m back.
    and let me just say..
    I CANT GET ENOUGH OF THIS SONG looool
    Everyone in my family has been singing this song because of how many times I play it.
    Itsss tooo catchy

  57. Dresmith

    August 4, 2010 at 8:41 am

    Uti ma man. u’ve heared it all, from the horsesSS’ mouths. go back and ask ur peeps again, i think they’ll tell you the truth this time. we still love u though.PEACE

  58. sheye

    August 31, 2010 at 8:31 am

    i really do think its a nice try, ts his first and it as a funny but interesting tone to it,…

    im loving it jor….go down babie make you go down!!

  59. dejoke

    September 2, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    lollllllllllll ok seriously wat is dis!

  60. Amra

    September 6, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Y cant we encourage him. Its his first for crying out loud and he could do better if this isnt good enough for u haters. Ask uselves, what have i done in public. To citicise is very easy but try being on d oda sie n c…Haters go n dieeeeeeeeee!

  61. dresmith

    September 19, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    if he cant sing, then he cant sing.he shld leave music 4 those who hav d talent

  62. janet felix

    September 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    utiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii don’t be discourage by your housemate big strong Baba God dey your side,.

  63. janet felix

    September 23, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    what ever thing you what to do in life do it very well,so that people out there we recommend your work done all the best utiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii.i pray so.

  64. janet felix

    September 23, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    i beg i beg play the down folly music for me i they lorry i beg.na wa uti from music to revolution your hand strong.

  65. MICHAEL EGUKS

    September 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    DONT LET 9JA DOWN

  66. MICHAEL EGUKS

    September 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    BE ALWAYS GOOD MY BOY

  67. Guliana

    October 5, 2010 at 6:10 am

    Hey guys, thats a good effort.Big thumbs up King UTI

  68. Young Johnson

    October 12, 2010 at 12:13 am

    Olodumare oooooooo.. wetin be all this nonsense UTI.. E be like say you don drINK b4 you enter studio ni jo? Nawa 4 una .. NIGER E SO RA YIN OOOOOO

  69. stella Obele

    October 17, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    This is another genevive, pls Uti no more songz. Acting will be better or modelling. leave this for Tuface. LOL

  70. stella Obele

    October 17, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    Abeg Abeg Abeg Utiiiiiiii, whatz up with sheillaaaa

  71. Nino

    October 18, 2010 at 1:10 pm

    Seriously though….this song is crap.

  72. Bongo

    October 18, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    guy u try one love keep it real

  73. mike

    October 19, 2010 at 8:52 am

    I’ve not actually listen to the song, but i felt with what everybody are saying the song woludn’t be a good one. but uti you are good in something else so i guess u can improve on that or u can relax urself and try to sing something else that is more creative.

  74. mike

    October 19, 2010 at 8:53 am

    do

  75. martina

    October 19, 2010 at 9:23 pm

    abeg abeg abeg,mouth go change now dat he has won bba 5,d song is not bad,i actually tot it was creative,pple with artistic mind will appreciate it

  76. Baby

    October 24, 2010 at 10:36 am

    The song is not bad.It is actually very nice. The beat has a different feel and it’s not like the usual Nigerian song s produced nowadays. Listen to it again guys at first I felt the same way too but listen to it at least twice and you will notice it’s great! If you can love D’banj’s Mr Endowed and Kas’s Finile, I see no reason why you shouldn’t love Go down by Uti.

  77. hajia

    March 15, 2012 at 5:18 am

    Uti,obviously,dat is an hausa song,it isn’t ibo,it sounded lyk i was listenin 2 an indian song,singin isn’t ur destiny,pls focus on ‘ACTING’!!! PLS….

  78. hajianwigbo

    March 15, 2012 at 5:30 am

    dat song was a bit funny although i 4got 2 laugh,u did nt actually do dat ur self,u needed help,so u sang it wit ur younger brother who jst did his 2yrs birthday cos i heard a voice dat sounds alike wit our new born baby,sori uti,i really lyk u,bt,i advice u leave singin, u dnt hve d talent,obviously nt ur destiny,tank u.hajia.

  79. John Charles

    May 3, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Hey u guys should give him a chance to explore, their is always a first to everything! The song is not that bad’ in fact i like the sound and the arrangements..My guy makes us Nigerians proud in Big brother Africa and keeps us entertained..I wish to see more of him and Karine in the future show. I can’t wait to see this year representative.

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