Some Nigerian artistes struggled to attain greater height despite without background support.
In this part of the world, it’s Obvious it’s always challenging to fulfill your dreams without any affluence, a place where you’re highly favorable when you have privileges, fighting through defeat to live your dreams, It was very hard for them but at the same time aid sell their story to serves as an inspiration to others.
Mp3bullet has been able to compile a list of 5 Nigerian artistes that rose from grass to grace, below are few musicians who became very big from absolute nothing;
Legendary musician from Benue state, he technically paves the way for today’s afrobeats, made a mark, and still very active in the game, he fought so many struggles to get there, from group to solo, sleepless nights in the studio and everyday grinding, owes so much to talent and grace.
Unlike DSPs era, he came to the limelight when artiste hawks CD’s on the street, a very tough era if I must say.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun was born in surulere, Ojuelegba, Lagos. Wizkid’s greatness is the reflection of his own life, he so much believe in himself and made a declaration, then destiny happens, his debut project was centered on himself, sold his story to the world, because of him, the world knows a place in Lagos called Ojuelegba, he gave the younger generation to have hope, a full time undoubtedly cultural reset.
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A legend from the Bariga area of Lagos started from absolute nothing, only talent, hard work, God’s grace, and ‘inshallah’ he singlehandedly created an empire, owns the most successful record label in Nigeria that birthed some top artistes.
Olamide is one of the most versatile artistes in Nigeria, drop hits in different genres, you can never skip Olamide’s name when talking about impacts on Nigeria’s music industry.
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Tekno is a multi-talented artiste, dancer, and producer from Ebonyi state, he overworked himself knowing he has no choice not to succeed.
Tekno is a good dancer and still find peace in dancing, talent paved way for him, he has made enough timeless hits for his name.
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Inetimi Timaya Odon, Port Harcourt born, came to the limelight in 2007 with a debut album “True Love”.
Timaya’s story is a popular one as he put out songs about his journey in life, most of his hits songs are song about him, blew from scratch, CDs era, talent, hard work, and grace speak for him, inspired a lot of people to keep working hard.