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Opting For Music Made Me To Become A 'Black Sheep' In My Family - Fireboy

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The popular Nigerian singer, Ademola Adefolahan, who is socially known as Fireboy, has narrated how he was once treated as the black sheep of his family for opting for music as a career.

The gifted singer brought this revelation to light while featuring on the season finale of ‘Behind The Story’, a show by MTV Base.

Fireboy, who recently dropped a new single titled ‘Eli’ and featured in Reminisce’s ‘Ogaranya’, explained that things took a dramatic turn between him and his parents when he told them he was ditching his seeming promising scholarly future for music.

He added that his parents, particularly his mother, were not in support of his career choice because he chose a secular music genre.

The ‘Vibration’ crooner recalled his mother — being a Christian — “forcing” songs by Tope Alabi and Yinka Ayefele, two Yoruba gospel singers, down his throat while growing up.

“My mother was forcing Yinka Ayefele, Tope Alabi songs down my throat. I was not the black sheep in the family until l told my parents l was going for music,” he said.

“My parents weren’t supportive at first because it was a switch. It was a very big switch from a promising child that seemed destined to be a professor to someone who suddenly woke up to wanting to be a musician.

“It took sometimes for them to get used to that. Their reaction was because l gave them hope that l was going to be a scholar and then the sudden switch.”

“I convinced them in the long run by becoming successful. My mum is my biggest fan now,” he added.

Since he joined YBNL, a record label owned by Olamide, a rapper, in 2018, the singer has continued to pull the strings in the Nigerian music industry.

Meanwhile, he has now won the ‘Most Promising Act of the Year’ category at the 2019 City People Music Awards and also snagged nominations at the 13th Headies as well as at the 2019 African Music Awards (AFRIMA).






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ARIANA GRANDE MADE A TEARFUL RETURN TO THE DANGEROUS WOMAN TOUR IN PARIS

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On Wednesday night (June 7), Ariana Grande made her return to the Dangerous Woman tour with her first concert since the One Love Manchester benefit for victims of the Manchester Arena attack.It was an emotional night. Ariana kicked things off with the optimistic, upbeat "Be Alright," but by the time she got to "One Last Time," her feelings had caught up with her. She choked back tears as the crowd sang in her place and cheered her on.https://twitter.com/StylesDrug_/status/872542462950219777Ariana also performed her moving cover of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," dedicating it to "my 22 angels" referring to the 22 fatalities in the attack.https://twitter.com/ArianatorIsland/status/872555132755562496It was a performance that would make Manchester proud.

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KODAK BLACK ARRESTED BY COPS

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American rapper, Kodak Black has been arrested by NYPD at his concert .

The rapper who was supposedly to have a concert, got to the venue and announced the cancellation of the concert, many of his fans were angered and they started chanting f**** Kodak. 

It was learnt that the rapper was arrested before he left the venue, for reason still unknown to many. 

Kodak Black had earlier had a beef with US rapper T.I, calling him old and insulted him and his daughter this could be the reason why Kodak was arrested or another crime entirely. 

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BLACK PANTHER BREAKS RECORD WITH OSCAR NOMINATION

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2018 superhero movie, Black Panther has broken a record. Black panther was nominated for Oscar as the best picture category.

The movie which depicts an African setting of a country named Wakanda, footage of Nigeria was shown in the movie with the Black panther rescuing chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

The movie which was produced by Marvel comics will be the first superhero movie to be nominated for best picture. The movie is nominated along side Bohemian Rhapsody.

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