What Nollywood Director, Charles Novia Has To Say On Tonto Dikeh's Songs

Published On: October 19, 2012, 12:46 am (8 years ago)
Author: Charles colins
I have restrained myself for a couple of years from commenting on Tonto Dike's career after my last comments about her role in the soft bad movie she acted in two years back, were badly taken by her and she went on twitter to hurl infantile insults on my person with expletives and uncomplimentary remarks.



My reaction to such then was just a dignified silence. After all, I had already spoken on her stunted talent as an up and coming actress and further comments on her incensed tweets were unnecessary.

All through the past few hours, the social media networks have been abuzz with the new singles of actress, Tonto Dike. She seems to have joined the actors of her ilk who have the moonlighting itch to delve into singing.

While no one can stop such an ambition by those artistes, I do think those who surround such artistes are their worst enemies if they can't tell them the truth about leaving their sometimes doubtful day job. Well, I will!

I listened to Miss Dike's two singles a few minutes ago and my initial speechlessness morphed to a nagging laughter and then subsided into a befuddled anguish. I'm a music label owner (November Records) and have produced and Executive Produced acts like Majek Fashek, Terry tha Rapman, Zubby Enebeli etc.

I know much about music and the slant of commercial music. But after listening to Miss Dike's songs, I'm inclined to align with the majorly negative comments about them on cyberspace. Ah-ah! Whoever produced her knew she has a bad voice for singing and masked our listening torture with the Autotune effect.

But even the Autotune rejected any attempt to make a bad voice worse and Miss Dike came out sounding like she was in mid-stream orgasm instead of singing! Her anguished tremolos would have been better reserved for a horror movie sound effect than an attempt at joining the revered profession of music.
If Omotola got away with her last two terrible attempts at singing, it was because Omotola is a fantastic actress and her fans could forgive her musical failings after backtracking her body of work in Nollywood.

With Tonto, I can't say much either for her acting depth. She's a one-dimensional actress in my opinion, who mistakes notoriety for fame. She needs more training in acting and this I say with all sense of professionalism as a movie Director.

She might achieve greater heights in acting if she trains more. But she has no heights to achieve in singing. Only a downward plunge, the stuff bad endings in movies are made of.


Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 12:46 AM | Gistmaniac
na him sabi

Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 12:51 AM | Addicted Hero
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He is entitled to his own opinion just like everybody else. lol  Grin

Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 12:55 AM | Gistmaniac
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She sing?! Shocked
Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 04:49 AM | Newbie
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Hahahahahahahahaha i don fall my chair o. Oh thank u Charles. I thot am d only one who was torture wit dat horrible nightmare sound.
Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 09:17 AM | Addicted Hero
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na she sabi
Posted: (8 years ago) at 19-10-2012 10:01 AM | Newbie
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Mid-stream orgasm??? Oh please...don't make me not wanna make luv again. Something more befitting like...T̶̲̥̅̊h̶̲̥̅̊e̶̲̥̅̊ sound a pig makes receiving shock treatment on T̶̲̥̅̊h̶̲̥̅̊e̶̲̥̅̊ balls......there
Posted: (8 years ago) at 27-10-2012 11:22 AM | Upcoming
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i  am liberian studying in  china and  am lover of  nigerian movie
can  someone please  tell me what tonton dike has done to nigerians  that   anything   she   
does  become of  subject critics,this young girl like music   and she try   to sing her song
what does that have to do  with you?after all she did not  asking anybody for help.if this was in
liberia  we  were going  to encourage her so  much,bcus this just her first song

please leave this young girl to do her business,
if you   like you  can sing your own song tomorrow
Posted: (8 years ago) at 27-10-2012 02:51 PM | Newbie
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see him coconut head

Posted: (8 years ago) at 29-10-2012 10:25 PM | Addicted Hero
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 Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry

Posted: (8 years ago) at 30-10-2012 10:50 PM | Addicted Hero
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Quote from: winace on 19-10-2012 09:17 AM
Hahahahahahahahaha i don fall my chair o. Oh thank u Charles. I thot am d only one who was torture wit dat horrible nightmare sound.
Posted: (7 years ago) at 5-12-2012 02:45 PM | Upcoming
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Quote from: i124q2 on 27-10-2012 11:22 AM
Mid-stream orgasm??? Oh please...don't make me not wanna make luv again. Something more befitting like...T̶̲̥̅̊h̶̲̥̅̊e̶̲̥̅̊ sound a pig makes receiving shock treatment on T̶̲̥̅̊h̶̲̥̅̊e̶̲̥̅̊ balls......there
Lwkm
Posted: (7 years ago) at 5-12-2012 02:47 PM | Upcoming
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Novia, why are you always on other ppl's business? And you are even  destroying them. You are not professional at all. You need to see how great directors promote their stars, even when they dont deliver, they support them, correct them and don't say sh*t about them, cos they are trying to be creative in a good way. Leave her alone if her song is good or not it 's none of ur business leave her to live her life the way she likes. She doesnt give a care so stop wasting your time and focus on your own & do something meaningful with what's left of your career. Why not concentrate in developing your own artists and directing skills. Not even a good producer/director & Havnt even made it to top 10. 


Posted: (7 years ago) at 5-12-2012 03:44 PM | Hero
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lee22 lee22 (f)
 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: (7 years ago) at 5-12-2012 05:27 PM | Gistmaniac
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HMMMM

Posted: (7 years ago) at 17-02-2013 05:23 PM | Addicted Hero
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

Posted: (7 years ago) at 17-02-2013 05:24 PM | Addicted Hero
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: (7 years ago) at 17-02-2013 07:13 PM | Addicted Hero
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Hmmmm

Posted: (6 years ago) at 9-04-2014 03:57 AM | Addicted Hero
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I see
Posted: (5 years ago) at 3-09-2015 10:06 PM | Addicted Hero
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