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Seun Kuti, a Nigerian artist, explains why he feels online “Yahoo Yahoo” fraud is preferable to gambling in a brand-new video.

Seun Kuti urged African teenagers to stop gambling and play “Yahoo Yahoo” instead, claiming that greatness is not found in gambling.

The singer also said that white people invented gambling as a scheme to fleece people of their scarce resources and sell them false hope.

Seun declared

“I’LL NEVER BE THE ONE TO SAY, ‘YOU’RE A BAD PERSON FOR GAMBLING’. BUT I’M BEGGING YOUNG AFRICAN PEOPLE. SEE YOUR GREATNESS EHN, DOESN’T LIE IN ALL THIS GAMBLING.

“YES, THEY’VE MADE YOU FEEL LIKE IF YOU DON’T OWN ANYTHING IF YOU CAN NOT AFFORD CERTAIN THINGS, WOMEN WON’T LOOK AT YOUR FACE. YOU TOO THAT YOU ARE A WOMAN, YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO ATTRACT A GOOD MAN AND ALL THAT.

“YES, I UNDERSTAND, BUT NOT BY GAMBLING. BECAUSE IN GAMBLING, YOU’VE ALREADY LOST. THAT’S A SETUP. YOU’VE LOST ALREADY. DO THE ONE THAT YOU’RE IN CONTROL OF.

“I PREFER ‘YAHOO YAHOO’ TO GAMBLING, I SWEAR. DO ‘YAHOO YAHOO. DO ‘YAHOO YAHOO’ DEY GO RATHER THAN GAMBLING; PLEASE.

“JUST THE WAY ALCOHOL ISN’T OUR LIFE IN AFRICA BUT NOBODY WILL SAY ANYTHING ABOUT ALCOHOL. THEY’LL KEEP SHOUTING ‘IGBO IGBO’ (WEED). WHY? BECAUSE, IT’S THE WHITES THAT MAKE ALCOHOL, FINISH.

“WHEN WE WERE YOUNG THE SAME PASTORS, PEOPLE THAT SAID GAMBLING WAS BAD, THEY ARE NOW THE ONES DOING ENDORSEMENT FOR GAMBLING ALL OVER THE PLACE. BECAUSE GAMBLING IS NOW A WHITE MAN’S BUSINESS.

“ALL THESE GAMBLING FIRMS YOU’RE SEEING, THEY ARE WHITE MEN’S BUSINESSES. THERE TO EXTRACT THE LITTLE THAT WE HAVE IN OUR POCKETS. ALL THE GAMBLING PLATFORMS, SELLING YOU FALSE HOPE.”

 

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