There is no doubt that controversial singer, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, has a lot of fans and their numbers seem to be growing by the day. Despite his vulgar lyrics, the Opotoyi singer’s admirers are drawn from various walks of life.
However, many were surprised when a 56-year-old actor, Jude Chukwuka, became an Internet sensation after posting video clips of himself singing along to one of Marley’s songs titled, Mafo.
In an interview with Sunday Scoop, Chukwuka, who speaks Yoruba fluently, said, “I enjoy singing and in recent times, Naira Marley has become my favourite artiste.
It’s like I help my contemporaries to hear and understand what these young boys are doing. I don’t know why the video of Mafo that I posted went viral. I had actually wanted to do another song but I changed my mind and that one went viral. I didn’t know it was going to spark such an interest globally and I’m glad it did.
I cannot say how long it took me to learn the lines because I must have heard the song over a hundred times. Every time I heard it, I picked one or two lines and in a short while, I started to sing along.”
Recalling how he felt when he was informed that Naira Marley was ‘looking’ for him. He said, “I really cannot explain how I felt when I was told that Naira Marley was looking for me online.
I got over 500 calls. When I eventually answered a colleague’s call, he told me to go on Instagram that Naira Marley was looking for me. I then went online and saw so many messages.
I didn’t even know how to feel at first. But to keep my sanity, I switched off my phone, so no one could reach me till I got home.’’
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Mumu Nigerians! – Charly Boy says as he calls out youths for choosing BBNaija over national issues
Veteran musician and activist, Charly Boy, has chastised Nigerian youths who follow the Big Brother Naija reality TV show.
In a series of tweets, Charly Boy said that when it come to voting, youths are more eager to cast BBNaija votes as opposed to being a part of national elections.
The entertainer added that despite the disturbing trend, Nigerians will still conveniently go to bed at night and hope to wake up to a country that they never created.
“Total number of votes cast Big Brother Nigeria 2019 = 170 million.
— Total number of votes cast General election 2019 = 27 million.
Imagine in all of these is that we still go to bed, have a good sleep and wake up with the hope to meet a Nigeria we didn’t create. Mumu Nigerians!”, one of his tweets read.
Our country is beyond repair at this rate – Bolanle Olukanni reacts to the comment made by Diezani Alison-Madueke on Yahoo Yahoo boys
TV presenter, fashion favorite and producer Bolanle Olukanni has described as a joke the comment made by former Minister of Petroleum Resources on Yahoo Yahoo boys.
Diezani while delivering a lecture at a virtual conference held on Friday, August 7, said the moral fabric in Nigeria has decayed to the level that Yahoo Yahoo boys have become role models in the society.
Reacting to Diezani’s comment, Bolanle via her Twitter handle, wrote:
”Our country is beyond repair at this rate. Diezani who has stolen billions and has the bloody balls to give a speech on how Yahoo boys are destroying Nigeria . And she knows she can do this and nothing will happen to her because our government is weak! And joke.
How do you tell people , how do you tell us young people to work hard and do what is right when bullshit like this is happening!! Like how ??!! The hypocrisy in this country.
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