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Can you perform this exercise real quick with out cheating? Who’s on the N5 Note? How about the N10? Or the N20?

If you said Tafawa Balewa, Alvan Ikoku and General Muritala Muhammed respectively, then you’re very correct.

But now, the real question is this, how much of their stories do you REALLY know?  What year did Muritala Muhammed die and under what circumstances? Can I get a blank stare?

Yes? Thank you!

In the next 5 – 10 years a lot of what makes up the history of our beloved country Nigeria will be lost on the younger generation. Either from a lack of interest or simply the fact there’s no one to put in a medium they can communicate with. I mean, there’s only so much of primary school Social Studies that we can all remember eh?

Now, on Dead Presidents our spoken word crusader, Plumbline tackles this nagging issue. He crosses the spoken word boundaries into rap itself and delivers an abridged refreshing refresher course on the history of Nigerian Politics.

Definitely worth the listen.

Let the music play.

[audio:https://www.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/01-Dead-Presidents.mp3|titles=01 Dead Presidents]

12 Comments

  1. LEO

    November 8, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Yes 🙂
    Keep it real Plumbline…

  2. Funlayo

    November 8, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    I like!

  3. shade

    November 8, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    Nice stuff Plumbline!!

  4. iretI

    November 9, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    you rock!

  5. Dan

    November 9, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    Plumbline is a genius.

  6. Berry

    November 10, 2010 at 2:02 am

    Hurray for spoken word….!

  7. Moigal

    November 10, 2010 at 9:04 am

    go bro!!! supporting u all the way!

  8. aeedeeaee

    November 11, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    GO PLUMBLINE!!! We’re with you all the way Bro!

  9. tayo

    November 13, 2010 at 5:47 am

    CHAZONIF…as usual you hit the lyrical spot….please do not stop this talent from flowing…

  10. fazillion

    November 13, 2010 at 10:02 am

    as far as i am concerned any Website that is yet to post Dead Presidents is Dead . This is Revolution Muzik for Life and for Posterity Big Up Rantimus for doing it well. cant wait for the Video
    #CheckFront
    fAZILLION

  11. myne Whitman

    November 17, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    let the music play indeed. Plumbline never disappoints.

  12. Babs

    November 17, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    History set in song to provoke thought yet again by Plumbline, inspiration and rhyme of a different flavor.

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