Ojukwu Ebele


The social media, as progressive as it has contributed to the development of man, has
brought with it certain problems to humanity and the youths in particular. Most youths
believe that their sentimental attachment to social media is the fact that it provides an
escape from daily stress. Music, being arguably the most direct and personal medium of
leisure and enjoyment, has proven itself to be a diversion from the tedium of work, This
paper is focused on the implications popular music derived through the social media on
the learning attitudes of Nigerian youths. The paper adopts survey and library search as
its methodology and it is anchored on moralist theory since every human society is built
on the principles of morality. It concludes by recommending governmental censoring of
lyrical content of musical compositions which go into the internet while urging music
composers to produce musical compositions that applaud the social values and norms of
Nigerian society.

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