It is obvious, the emerging young and highly talented skit makers are taking over the movie industry, dishing out rave making contents most especially comedy on their social media handles, especially Instagram.
A lot of fans enjoy watching them on their different pages compared to movies lately.
An average Nigerian can easily and will gladly buy data of 200 naira to watch different skits on Instagram than using 500 to buy the regular home videos.
Social media especially Instagram, has created an avenue for fans to easily have access to these skit makers where they in return also easily share their different videos for the world to see how talented they are and this cost them less compared to the regular movies that require long process and expensive to achieve.
Fans usually enjoy watching these Instagram skit makers. Their skits is usually brief and consume less time, compared to movies that takes minimum of 1hr 20 minutes to complete a full movies, even extends to PT 2 and PT 3, when it requires.
Most fans lately have so much on the head, especially with the current situation of the country, and the only thing most of them want to watch is a skit that will make them laugh and forget their worries at that particular time. Not wasting 1 hour plus watching a meaningless and boring movie with no single lesson attached to it.
With time, these skit makers have become celebrities on their own with large fan base and many fans prefer to watch them on a daily basis and fans feel more comfortable to buy data just to watch the skits of the likes of Broda Shaggi, Mr. Macaroni, Cute Abiola, Mark Angel Comedy, Yawa Skit Crew, Woli Agba, amongst others than movies.
Some of the fans or audience also enjoys watching them mainly because of their costumes and accurate delivery of roles without unnecessary prolonged drama. And all these their qualities and their connections to fans are pushing the regular practitioners off the stage and thereby dominating the big screens with roles in important movies and blockbuster project.
Skit makers are so talented that they identify themselves with a particular role, they play and this in return attracts a wide range of audience to them. Take for example Broda Shaggi always interprete the role of a gangster in his skits.
Mr. Macaroni became famous with his role as a randy Sugar Daddy in his skits and so many others.
Fans also prefers to watch these skit makers because they are always coming out with something new and hilarious. They don’t ever go out of content. Unlike movies with too many similar storyline and viewers can easily predict the end of the movie.
Also their constant release of contents on their pages make lots of fans glued to them, unlike the regular movie stars that features in like 5 movies throughout a year.
These talented skit makers in order to keep increasing their fan base, they often feature Nollywood finest in most of their skits.
They have featured Mercy Johnson, Tina Mba, Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Abraham and a host of others in their skits.
A lot of big brands lately now prefers to use them as brand influencers and ambassadors for their brands than the regular movie stars.
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