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I started my career with my death news – Skibii speaks on health condition

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Popular Nigerian singer, Skibii has narrated how he started his career with the pronouncement of his death news.

News recalls that Skibii reportedly slumped and died in August 2015.

Speaking of the circumstances surrounding the rumours, the singer explained that he was struggling with a condition that frequently caused him to lose consciousness.

In a viral interview on the internet, he noted that not only did he survive the ordeal, but also managed to overcome the scathing shade from singer Falz in one of his songs and tribute from the likes of Davido and Wizkid.

“Maybe many people have forgotten; I started my career with news that Skibii has died. Skibii faked his death.

“At that time, I had that issue like I do black out. That happened to me like twice. On the plane to South Africa, I went to the toilet and on my way back I fell. They had to shut down the plane and attend to me before we could fly that day.

“The second one was in Kaycee’s house. So this particular one happened when I went to see my brother. On my way out, I fell; as people saw how they rushed me into the vehicle they started to spread my death news.

“Before I knew it, when I opened my phone at the hospital Wizkid don post rest in peace on his page, including Davido and others.

“I had to go to America for treatment. Now there are certain things I can’t take like pineapple, lime and the rest.”

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Sisi Quadri: Nollywood actor buried in Iwo, Osun

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Popular Nollywood actor, Quadri Oyebanji also known as Sisi Quadri, has been buried.

Sisi Quadri was buried in his hometown of Iwo in Ede Local Government Area of Osun State.

The late Nollywood actor was buried according to Muslim rites at about 1pm on Saturday.

His death was revealed by some of his colleagues in the Yoruba movie industry.

Disclosing this on her verified Instagram handle, actress Abiola Bayo said: “You will be greatly missed, Sisi Quadri. May your soul rest in perfect peace”.

Sis Quadri was renowned for his exceptional comedic talent and his ability to deliver cutting insults with finesse.

His demise was also confirmed by the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN.

TAMPAN National President, Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr Latin, confirmed Sis Quadri’s death in an Instagram post.

Mr Latin wrote: “Hmmmmm! May God grant him eternal rest.”

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Most memorable day of my life – Fireboy on date with Madonna

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Nigerian singer Adedamola Adefolahan, aka Fireboy DML, has relished going on a date with legendary American pop star, Madonna.

Speaking in a recent interview with Billboard News, he described the experience as the “most memorable day” of his life.

The ‘Peru’ crooner said, “Madonna sent me a DM on Instagram. I think she told me she was a fan and she loved the most unlikely song on my debut album. She is so weird and funny. I just love her. That is one of the highlights of my career; having a song with Madonna is really something to be proud of because that’s the Queen of pop.

“I went out on a date with Madonna and I would say that was probably the most memorable day of my life. It was an experience.”

NEWSMEN  recalls that Madonna featured Fireboy in a remix of her 1998 classic, ‘Frozen’ in 2022. They also shot a video for the song in the United States.

 

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‘Afrobeats just vibes, lacks pure lyricism’ – Fireboy DML

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Nigerian singer, Adedamola Adefolahan, aka Fireboy DML, has claimed that the Afrobeats scene before his emergence was just “vibes” and lacked “pure soul and lyricism.”

Speaking in a recent interview with BET, Fireboy explained that he created his own sub-genre of Afrobeats because he knew his sound was “different.”

He argued that his genre, unlike mainstream Afrobeats, has “some depth.”

He said, “The Afrobeats scene before I came in. It was built on vibes. But I realized that there was something lacking, and that was pure soul and lyricism in our music. That was what I brought into the game. That’s why I call it Afro-Life — it’s Afrobeats that has some depth to it.”

Fireboy said listening to artists like Elton John, James Blunt, Celine Dion, Wande Coal and 2Baba while growing up inspired the kind of music he makes.

 

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