Top Nigerian Music Stars Who Came From A Poor Backgrounds

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Not everybody has the chance to be born into a rich family as you may think that most of our music superstars do came from well to do backgrounds, especially with their level of fame and wealth, they have been able to acquire over the years. Some of them had to hustle their way up.

A number of them are provided in the list below;

1. WIZKID

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun Born and raised in Ojuelegba Surulere, Wizkid started recording at a tender age of 11. He formed the group gracious 5 with some of his church members. Wizkid rose to prominence after releasing Holla At Your Boy under the label Empire Mates Entertainment.

Wizkid

2. ZLATAN

Raphael Temidayo is one of the numerous children born into the Omoniyi family. He used to play instruments for his church. He studied at moshood Abiola Polytechnic and won the Airtel one mic campus tour in 2014 at the age of 19.

Zlatan Ibile

3. TIMAYA

Inetimi Timaya Odon was born to a trader mother and used to help his mother hawk plantain. He dropped out of school in 100L, moved to Lagos, and joined idris Abdulkareems hip hop group.

Timaya

4. PATORANKING

Patrick Nnaemeka, popularly known as Patorankin is a dance-hall singer, and songwriter was born and raised in Lagos with his family roots in Onicha, Ebonyi State. He began his musical career in 2010.

Patoranking

5. OLAMIDE

Olamide Adedeji was born into a poor background but he rose to prominence after the release of his song, “Eni Duro”. His grew up in Bariga, Lagos.

olamide

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  1. Della dee -

    Good story behind our celeb

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