The son of William Onyeabor an Eastern Nigerian music legend, Charles Onyeabor has spoken about the impact his father's music has outside the shores of Africa. Charles during an interview with made it known that his father was a big artiste in Europe and other parts of the world and he needed to be celebrated like the late Afrobeats legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

Why Charles left Nigeria

He further talked about what made him leave Nigeria and pursue a career in Italy: "I wanted to do music that was why I left Nigeria, I wanted something different, being the son on William Onyeabor was difficult, no one ever believed that we could do something without our father's influence, he is rich and very famous. I wanted something different so I went to Italy.

Charles Onyeabor's style of music

On his style of music, he said: "I don't compete with anybody I'm just doing things my own way, listening to my sound is different I'm not competing with anybody. I just want to tell a story do things on my own, I want to work with some of the big guys, if they also want to."