Nigerian rapper, Emeka Akumefule aka Blaqbonez, has said he was saved from poverty by his aunt getting married to a financially stable man.
He said his family used to live in a poor ‘face me I face you’ neighbourhood but it was his aunt’s marriage that took them to a new highbrow location.
Blaqbonez shared the story while speaking in favour of marriage as an institution being very important in the society.
According to the Hip Hop artiste, his aunt moved from Ijesha to a three bedroom house in Magodo and that transition changed his life.
He took to his Twitter page and urged people to get married because it could help raise the next rapper out of the trenches.
Blaqbonez wrote; ”Marriage is great, used to live in a face me i face u till my aunt married someone who had a 3 bedroom. that’s how my life changed. Get married guys, it might take the next best rapper out the trenches
The face me I face u was located in Ijesha, the 3 bedroom was in magodo. It was a massive change in reality. Thank God for marriage.”
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In other entertainment news, Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Divine Ikubor better known as Rema made it to former United States President, Barack Obama’s favourite music playlist for the year 2022.
Two other Nigerians, Burna Boy and Ayra Starr also made the music list which Obama shared via his verified Twitter page on December 23, 2022.
The ex-president said Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’, Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’ and Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ are some of his favourite songs of the year.
Obama, in the post which was accompanied by the full playlist, said the year 2022 witnessed a lot of great songs.
He also asked followers to recommend songs and artistes that he should checkout asides from the 25 songs he listed from different artistes across the world.
Obama wrote; “I always enjoy sharing my end of year music playlist with all of you — and this year we heard a lot of great songs. Here are some of my favorites.
Are there any songs or artists I should check out?”
Reacting to the development, Rema thanked Obama for seeing him as someone worth listening to just like in 2019.
The ‘Ginger Me’ crooner said he feels the same way he felt in 2019 when his name also made the list.