With its delicate piano chords, earnest lyrics and touching vocals, ‘Papa’ is Johnny Drille’s most personal and emotionally driven song to date. A poignant ode to fathers, the lyrics tackle his feelings of missing home after leaving his hometown of Benin City for Lagos as he reflects on how his father’s wisdom continues to guide him.
“After I moved to another city I realized how much I wanted to be with family,” explains the Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. “It’s been two years since I left home and Pa’s words still resonate in me, they keep me going. Fathers deserve more appreciation than they get.”
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