Connect with us

My Truth: Adekunle Gold Divulges Secret About Himself to Fans

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITY: My Truth: Adekunle Gold Divulges Secret About Himself to Fans [New Entertainment Celebrity] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

AG Baby took his fans to a surprise mode yesterday when he revealed many secrets about himself.



Christen Adekunle Kosoko, the Nigerian singer who also refereed to as Adekunle Gold revealed his struggle with sickle cell anemia.

In a bombshell newsletter to fans on Friday, the ‘Sade’ crooner wrote in detail how the disease, compounded with his parents’ dire financial status, negatively impacted his childhood.

He also narrated how he once suffered a painful crisis that made him plead to God to take his life.

The newsletter read in part, “It feels liberating to finally be able to share this part of my life with you, to finally be able to speak my truth. When I talk about how I struggled to get to where I am today, I need you to know that my struggle was real.

“I was born with sickle cell disease. It was life and death, it was physical, mental, financial, you name it and I went through it all. It was tough, painful and frustrating. I lived with a sickness no one around me understood, I lived with restrictions all my childhood.

“I wasn’t able to join some of the most minor child play and liberating activities like going out in the rain. The times when I insisted and rebelled against my parents’ orders and went out in the rain, I would end up having a crisis.”

While his parents could not afford the constant bills, he appreciated his mother for always taking him to church for prayers.

The singer also narrated one of his “most intense crisis” at the age of 20, which resulted in him praying to God for death, and later served as a turning point in his life.

“I begged God to take my life because I couldn’t understand what I did to deserve the pain my body and mind was under,” he said. “As usual, with sickle crisis after some days, the pain subsided and God asked me; ‘That end you begged me for, do you still want it?’ Of course, I said no, and that was when everything changed for me.

“That was when I realised that I had been given another opportunity to live my dreams and to show those that mocked me that sickle cell anemia was never going to end me, that it was never going to hold me back from my dreams and aspirations.”

AG Baby revealed that while he still had the symptoms once in a while, the disease had taught him resilience, discipline, and built his character as a whole.

Encouraging fans with his story, the singer admonished those dealing with sickle cell disease to ensure it did not define them.

“Don’t allow it to limit your dreams or cap your potential. Spread your wings and dream big! Hope to see you soaring the big skies,” he concluded.


Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a creative writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher, and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

FALZ & ADEKUNLE GOLD TROLLS EACH OTHER IN THROWBACK WAR

Williams

Published

on

ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITY: FALZ & ADEKUNLE GOLD TROLLS EACH OTHER IN THROWBACK WAR [New Entertainment Celebrity] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Nigerian hip hop artists, Falz and Adekunle Gold took to Instagram to shade each other as both artist shared each other's throw back photo.Falz shared an image at Adekunle Gold at a younger age, while Adekunle Gold also did the same.Who had the worst throwback?🤣🤣🤣🤣
Continue Reading

SIMI AND ADEKUNLE GOLD WELCOMES A BABY GIRL

Williams

Published

on

ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITY: SIMI AND ADEKUNLE GOLD WELCOMES A BABY GIRL [New Entertainment Celebrity] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Today news broke out about the birth of the "new baby" Adejare, baby of Simk and Adekunle Gold.Adekunle Gold was off social media for a while, only for him to resurface. Many claimed they received his email showing his support for campaign against rape and informing them about his new born.Congratulations to the couple.
Continue Reading

SIMI AND ADEKUNLE GOLD SET TO WED TODAY WEDNESDAY 9TH OF JANUARY

Williams

Published

on

NEWS: SIMI AND ADEKUNLE GOLD SET TO WED TODAY WEDNESDAY 9TH OF JANUARY [New Entertainment] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
It came as a surprise for the fans of Simi and Adekunle Gold as both artists are set to Wed today.It has always seen as a rumour that both Gold and Simi are dating until late 2018 that it was obvious both artists are dating. It was first shown at Simi's concert when they both kissed passionately in front of their fans. The two artists have managed to keep their relationship on the low to avoid the prying eyes of social media.Today 9th of January 2019 both Ad...
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.