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Fireboy DML & Rema Motivate Me To Do More – Joeboy Reviles


On another thrilling episode of MTV Base Behind The Story, one of the most talked-about names bubbling out of the Nigerian music scene, Joeboy, sat with host, Sammy Walsh. Born Akinfenwa-Donus Joseph, the singer talked about his childhood, family, music, relationships and his plans for the future.

During the episode, Joeboy revisited places that were pivotal to his rise to the top and talked about the moments that made him. From a very religious family, Joeboy, revealed that his parents were very accommodating when he told them he wanted to do music full time. The ‘Baby’ hit-maker was encouraged to make this decision because of the high rate of unemployment in the country.

Many surprising facts about Joeboy were unravelled in this edition of ‘Behind The Story’, and the singer opened up on how his elder brother’s relationship with 9ice and ID Cabasa sparked his interest in music. He also revealed that he met Mr Eazi in 2017, through a friend in Europe who sent his song to Mr Eazi via Instagram and how his life has changed since then.

In the episode, Joeboy, who is 22 years old, disclosed that he has been making music since he was 17, but officially went mainstream in 2017. The singer also gave fans more than a glimpse of his life before his rise to fame and how his life has changed since 2017.

Speaking of relationships, Joeboy revealed that he is a private person, and he is currently in a relationship with many people. On his relationship with other industry new stars, the singer identified Rema, Fireboy DML and Oxlade as “motivations” rather than competition.

The artist shared some exclusive stories about his Unilag days, the constant pressure on him always to release dope music and the challenges faced by a young artist growing up in the industry.

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This Is How Lavished The N150K Don Jazzy Sent Me 8 Years Ago – Mr Macaroni

Instagram comedian, Mr Macaroni has shared how he lavished the cash Don Jazzy sent to him 8 years ago.

Taking to his Twitter page, the Instagram sensation known for his hilarious comedy skits recounted how the producer tweeted one of his tweets which had a blunder about 8 years ago. The comedian whose real is Debo revealed that he was teased on Twitter for the tweet and that caught the attention of Don Jazzy.

Debo further revealed that he used that opportunity to slide into his DM and asked for money for a project. He said he received N150k from him but eventually used the money to buy a Blackberry phone which got stolen and shared the remaining cash with his siblings.

About 8 years ago, @DONJAZZY retweeted one of my tweets wherein I made a blunder. it was all jokes and tweeps were making fun. I took the moment to slide into Don J’s DM and told him I needed money for a project. He sent me N150,000.
I knew I would share this story someday.Although, I didn’t use the money for what I said I wanted to use it for… (I’m sorry @DONJAZZY) , that moment shaped me further.  I have always loved sharing but Don J’s act made me pray and ask God to bless me as such.  I never reach that level, but I will keep hustling…

P.S – I used the money to buy BlackBerry Bold 5 and shared the rest with my siblings ?????I forgot to add. The Blackberry Bold 5 didn’t even last a year. It was stolen from me. And that was in Abuad Pouting facePouting face

See the tweet below:

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