I’m a Barracks Boy Till I Disappear: Rapper Vector Lampoons Troll Who Accused Him of ‘Milking’ the Barracks
- Rapper Vector has responded to an online critic who called him out for always referencing the barracks in his works
- The individual noted that virtually everyone in the country already knows Vector’s history with the barracks because of how much he references it
- Responding to the individual, Vector made it clear that he remains a ‘barrack boy’ till he disappears from the surface of the earth
Music stars are known to draw inspiration for their art from personal experiences and one individual on social media seems to have a problem with what inspires rapper Vector.
The online user identified as Yomilevel shared a post on Twitter in which he submitted that the rap star should drop his usual “I be barrack boy” line which features prominently in his works.
According to Yomilevel, virtually everyone in the country now knows that the rap star has a history with the barracks.
In his words:
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"Nobody for naija now wey no know say you come from barracks. Let it go my brother."
Responding to the individual via his Instagram story, Vector pointed out a lot of people aspire to be better than their roots and often tend to forget that it is a part of them.
"Many people want to be better than where they are coming from so bad that they forget that’s where they are coming from as in…that’s the origin."
Vector explained further that the barracks has been a vital part of what has helped him through life.
He added that he is always going to be a barracks boy till he disappears.
See screenshots of his post below:
Senate discloses reasons for deplorable states of barracks across the country
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Lawmakers of the Nigerian Senate assured that they will make sure more money is earmarked for renovation and the building of barracks in Nigeria.
The Senate said that insurgency, kidnapping and banditry are the leading cause of the deplorable state of Army barracks.