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Buga is Africa’s biggest song: 9 takeaways from Kizz Daniel’s Breakfast Club Interview

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Afrobeats superstar Kizz Daniel recently appeared on Power 1051 FM’s The Breakfast Club where he was interviewed by Charlamet tha god and Angela Yee.

Here are Nine takeaways from the interview.

The shocking effect of ‘Buga’s’ success: Kizz Daniel revealed that he recorded Buga before playing it for Tekno who then recorded his verse.

According to Kizz, he never thought the song was going to become an intercontinental hit when he was recording it.

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Dreams of an O2 Show: Kizz Daniel nurses a dream of one day selling out the O2 and he made ‘Buga’ as a new single he would like to perform as he goes on his ‘Afroclassic Tour’.

With the global success of ‘Buga’, Kizz Daniel’s ambitions of selling out the 02 appear to be very much within reach.

The role of social media in making Buga a Hit: In the interview, Kizz Daniel revealed that his social media played a significant role in making ‘Buga’ a hit.

The dance step that accompanies the song increased its appeal and made the song a digital success which as culminated in making it the biggest African song of 2022.

Tiwa Savage is the Queen of Afrobeats: When asking Kizz Daniel about his relationship with Tiwa Savage, Charlamet referred to Tiwa as the Queen of Afrobeats.

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This description captures Tiwa’s sensational success which has spanned a decade, multiple hits, numerous awards, and millions of fans.

Kizz Daniel’s honest classification of his music – Charlamet referred to Kizz Daniel’s Afroclassic as a genre and Kizz corrected him.

Lone Ranger Creative Process meets Honest Managerial Feedback: During the interview, Kizz Daniel revealed that his creative process involves being alone in the studio recording and engineering his songs.

He further shared that his management team often offers feedback that is sometimes scathing, but he has learned to appreciate this feedback.

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The Pan-African efforts for Afrobeats’ International Success: Kizz shared that in his show in North Carolina, the majority of the audience were Liberians.

‘Buga’ has enjoyed impressive success in Liberia where the President also caught the fever. The impressive turnouts in Kizz Daniel’s US tours shows that Afrobeats international success is a collaborative effort from all Africans in the diaspora as opposed to Nigerians alone.

Business aside music: Kizz shared that aside from his music, he has dabbled in Real Estate. While answering questions regarding life outside music, Kizz shared that real estate is his business interest through which he hopes to grow his wealth.

Considering acting: Kizz is known for his sense of humor as he has previously made skits during the interview, Kizz Dani revealed that he might soon venture into acting.

According to Kizz, the decision was inspired by his talent and his desire to take on a job that keeps him closer to his family.

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Fan turn staff: Kizz Daniel revealed that he met one of his staff Efya at his show in North Carolina where he brought her on stage and the video later went viral.

Dealing with female fans while being engaged: Kizz is the father of two boys and he shared that becoming a father has changed him. He has a fiancée and he now consciously set a boundary with female fans even while remaining an entertainer.

 

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Video of Yemi Alade’s protruding belly leaves internet users talking

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A female Nigerian artiste, Yemi Alade, has left many internet users talking online as video captured her protruding belly.

Yemi Alade has sparked reactions with a teaser for her African Baddie video shared on her Instagram page with many of her followers wondering if she is pregnant.

Yemi Alade, who had been recently robbed in Cote D’Ivoire, recently dropped her new hit album and it featured the likes of Phyno, Bisa Kdei, Zlatan and others.

In the teaser video, Yemi Alade wore a black body hug outfit and whined about her waist but what caught the attention of many of her fans was her “baby bump like” tummy in the video.

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Some other fans on the other hand chose to defend Yemi Alade by querying those body-shaming her.

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Some reactions are shown below:

sheis_desola said, “Is it me or my eyes seeing double I thought she was pregnant 🥺”.

tkdevinee said, “There is nothing wrong with her tummy. She’s naturally curvy. Any curvy lady with over flat tummy na surgery.”

orobo__god said, “Are you pregnant 🫃 dear ?”

vickluchis said, “At first i thought she was pregnant tho🌚🙈”.

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kul.chor said, “The way y’all switch sides is amazing. If her body changed y’all will be very quick to say she went under the knife and all that, she’s all natural and y’all still complaining. How about we just learn to appreciate beauty and leave people’s bodies alone. Be setting unnecessary standards and then sham those who try to live up to it.”

nenkilicious said, “If person do surgery una go talk , if person no do wuna go talk mtcheeeww 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️you can never ever ever ever eveeer please humans . Just live your life for you oh”.

phylliskwatsikor said, “All I saw in this video was an African woman loving her body ,accepting herself,ignoring trolls ,living her true dreams in her true body.She is the real definition of beauty (My marks are beauty marks from Mother Nature) @yemialade you are the first grand daughter of MAMA Africa.You are the best ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️👏👏👏👏👏🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥”.

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Falegan calls actress mad woman after twerking for Ooni of Ife

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Following a trending video of actress Nkechi Blessing twerking for the Ooni of Ife, her ex-lover Opeyemi Falegan has addressed her as a Madwoman.

“A mad person is good to watch but nobody wants them as a child, what a pity” Opeyemi Falegan subtly reacted to the viral video on Instagram.

Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing earlier caused a stir online as a video of her twerking for the Ooni of Ife is fast making rounds.

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The Yoruba actress while at the Ooni’s palace in Ile-Ife town for the Queen Moremi pageantry could be seen twerking for the Ooni and one of his queens, Olori Aderonke.

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Nkechi Blessing applies to be Ooni’s wife

Recall that in October, Nkechi Blessing Sunday had applied to be one of the wives of the Ooni of Ife.

The talented actress took to Instagram to share a video of her and the monarch.

According to Nkechi Blessing, she wants to be the Ooni’s next wife and would patiently wait for her turn.

The mother of one provided an Instagram page for the Ooni to reach her through.

“Ooni of Ife sir I am patiently waiting for my turn. Thank you in advance sir, you can reach me thru #idrisconnectingnigeria”.

Nkechi storms the Ooni’s palace

Taking things further, Nkechi Blessing had revealed her new name as she stormed the Ooni of Ife’s palace.

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NBS took to her Instagram page to share stunning photos of her at the palace.

Greeting her fans, Nkechi Blessing told them to address her as Olori Ibukunoluwa.

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“Good evening from the palace of Ooni of Ife. Olori Ibukunoluwa ki yin oooo. Customized Adire Bubu”.

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Shatta Wale kneels to apologise to event sponsor for failing to perform

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Shatta Wale has apologized to the sponsor of the Hogbgetsoto festival for failing to perform despite an existing contract.

In a video shared by blogger, Ronnieiseverywhere, Shatta Wale was captured with Bola Ray and officials of the sponsor while asking for their forgiveness for the Dancehall artiste.

“It’s unfortunate what happened, but you are the CEO I will let the man (Shatta Wale) himself speak,” Bola said.

Right after the ace broadcaster ended his speech, the ‘On God’ artiste quickly knelt before the Executive Director of Total Family Health Organisation and brand owner of Ebony Condoms, Joseph Addo-Yobo, to apologise for missing a show they had billed him to be a star performer for.

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Before Shatta Wale could bend both his knees, Addo-Yobo held the musician and asked him to take his seat while expressing shock at Shatta’s actions and demeanour and and the lady among them who stated that it was unnecessary wasn’t the reason for their gathering.

The” Gringo” hitmaker had been billed to perform at the Hogbetsotso Beach Rave festival in Tegbi in the Volta Region, an event sponsored by Ebony Condoms on November 8, 2022.

According to reports, Shatta who was billed as the headliner of the event had made it to the town for the festival, however, due to a scuffle between him and one of the event organiser about an appearance for an interview, Shatta left.

It was said to be a chaotic scene as disappointed fans who were gathered at the venue attacked some organisers by pelting stones at them and destroying their gadgets.

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After days of silence, Shatta has taken to social media to state reasons for his absence on stage.

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Stating his own side of the story, the Dancehall artiste expressed that he was disrespected by the organizers.

Hitting on his point, Shatta asserted that he was driven directly to a radio station to grant an interview when he already had an agreement with organizers that he would not participate in such an arrangement or even greet any chief.

He added that one of the organizers threatened to withhold his accommodation if he fails to grant the interview and that was when he took off.

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