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Asake Shares Embarrassing and Bitter Experience After Copying Fela Kuti’s Style of Stage Performance

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Ahmed Ololade, also known as Asake, a Nigerian artist, has revealed an uncomfortable event in his early music career while imitating Nigerian Afrobeat superstar, Fela Kuti.

During an interview on the ‘Ginger Yourself’ podcast, the ‘Sungba’ crooner said it was difficult to break into the spotlight and achieve popular recognition.

According to the singer, he once wanted to emulate Fela’s renowned stage performance style by storming the stage while wearing only his jeans and a saxophone.

However, the audience blasted him on stage for wearing only his pants to perform with scantily dressed girls.

He went on to say that the audience rejected his performance and that he was assaulted at the event.

He said: “Before I got the attention, I strived till I graduated from the university. I strived for like [another] two years before people like accept me.

“So, there’s this performance. I wanted to perform Fela, so I was on pants and saxophone. I packed like six girls on stage. I asked them to be half-n+ked. You know, one thing about Nigerians is that once people are naked, they just forget about all the thing that is happening and just focus. But these people [at the concert] stubborn o.

“Those girls just walked in, then me too. I just walked in majestically as a star boy. I did not know where the first clap come from. The audience was like, ‘No, no, no.’ Everybody, like 9,000 capacity, clapping that they don’t want it”

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Rapper Enchanting Dead at 26, Celine Dion Opens Up on Secret Health Battle

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Rapper Enchanting Dead at 26, Celine Dion Opens Up on Secret Health Battle
– American rapper Enchanting dies at 26
– She suffered cardiac arrest from an overdose
– Celine Dion reveals 17-year battle with Stiff Person Syndrome

Rising American rapper Enchanting has tragically passed away at the age of 26, her representative confirmed.

The Texas-based artist was rushed to the ICU on Monday night after allegedly suffering cardiac arrest from an overdose.

Enchanting gained fame after signing with Gucci Mane’s New 1017 label in 2020, releasing hit songs like “Track & Field” and “What I Want”.

In a separate news, Canadian singer Celine Dion has revealed her 17-year secret battle with Stiff Person Syndrome.

“I was holding on to my dreams, but keeping it from the people who got me to where I was became a huge burden,” Dion said in an interview.

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Flavour Lays His Father To Rest in Anambra

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– Flavour N’abania buries his father in Anambra state
– Funeral attended by notable celebrities
– Emotional farewell to Benjamin Onyemaechi Okoli

Renowned high-life singer, Flavour N’abania, has laid his father, Benjamin Onyemaechi Okoli, to rest in Umunze, Anambra state.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, Flavour shared a video bidding his father a final farewell, captioned “O RUO N’OMUME. KA ANYI DUO ODOGWU IJE”.

The funeral ceremony was graced by notable celebrities, including Peter Obi, Phyno, and Obi Cubana, among others.

Flavour’s wife, Sandra Okagbue, paid her respects to her father-in-law on Instagram, celebrating his life as an icon to many.

Flavour had announced his father’s passing on May 22nd, sharing an emotional video on Facebook and Twitter.

“Today, we gather not in sorrow, but in celebration of the life of a remarkable man,” Sandra Okagbue wrote.

 

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