Blaqbonez recounts how the first 200k made from music was handed to a church as first fruit.
The Rapper revealed that he was persuaded by his mother to give the church the money
Emeka Akumefule, commonly known as Blaqbonez, a controversial Nigerian singer and rapper, has revealed how his mother forced him to give his first earnings as an artiste as a first fruit to the church.
On Monday, the ‘Sex over love’ artist shared the experience on his official Twitter page.
In his words:
“When I made my first 200k and I wanted to buy studio equipment my mum carried me to go and give pastor as first fruit”.
The Chocolate City artiste also narrated some hurdles he had to overcome on his journey to stardom.
“I took the longest road to success in this music ting, i fucking dropped 8 mixtapes, when i look back it don’t make sense that I didn’t give up. At some point i had to produce mix and master my shit cos i was dropping every week, like 50 songs a year. which money i go use pay people??
The first mixtape i recorded, sound engineer called me to say his system crashed and everything was lost, i fell to the ground on the main road in tears, cos omo i was traveling from OAU to Lagos every weekend to record it”.
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Blaqbonez released his eighth EP Bad Boy Blaq on 31 August 2018. It was released as part of the L.A.M.B project, a series of three hip hop albums that attempts to reawaken Nigerian hip hop.
Bad Boy Blaq was executively produced by M.I Abaga and released through 100 Crowns, a label imprint of Chocolate City.
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