The family of Solidstar, the Nigerian singer, has revealed that the singer “is sick and has been battling a lot mentally.”
In a post via the singer’s Instagram page, his brother said Solidstar has been sick for a while now.
He also solicited financial help.
“We thought we could be able to solve the issue internally, but we need your help now,” the family said.
In a now-viral video, the singer can be seen roaming the streets barefoot and in tattered clothes.
“Hello everyone, my name is Joseph Iniyezo. I am Solidstar’s brother. I want to use this medium to let his fans, his friend, and colleagues in the industry know that Solidstar is really sick,” he said.
“I know you may be wondering why he has not been active, it is because he has been sick and battling a lot mentally. I know he must have offended some of his friends and colleagues but it is not his fault.
“We thought we could be able to solve the issue internally and we tried our best but we need your help now. His friends, his colleagues please we need your help, if there is any time in the world he needs your help, it is now.”
In 2019, Solidstar recounted how he nearly lost his life from a drug overdose.
“There is a thin line between life and death. The incident showed how fragile I am by the overdose use of drugs that led to me bleeding in an attempt of a couple of thought processes,” he said.
“Sincere apologies to whomever I might have hurt but, hey, love is the sweetest and slowest form of suicide.”
In 2010, Solidstar released ‘One in a Million’, his debut album that went on to score a major success.
Ibadan chef, Peniel Idowu attempts to break Hilda Baci’s cooking record
A Nigerian chef simply identified as Peniel Idowu is attempting to break the Guinness World Record (GWR) for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
The Ibadan-based cook shared a flier on her Instagram page to announce the attempt.
Peniel, who is assisted by another chef, however, did not state how long she plans to cook.
She also did not reveal whether she got approval from the GWR before embarking on the cooking stint.
The cooking marathon commenced at Omooke Hotels Apartments and Events Centre, Kuola area of Ibadan, Oyo state, on Thursday.
As of the time of this report, Peniel has surpassed 29 hours of cooking.
“Neat and Highly cautious. Peniel has been preparing for a long time,” she wrote in one of her posts.
Burna Boy tops Apple Music’s biggest Nigerian artistes of all time
Nigerian music is enjoying huge commercial success as Nigerian superstars are appearing on international charts, selling out concerts in multiple countries, and reaching millions of listeners globally through streaming platforms.
In the list of the most streamed Nigerian artists of all time on Apple Music, international megastar Burna Boy tops the list.
The Grammy-winning hitmaker has enjoyed a speedy ascension to the top since breaking into the international scene in 2018.
Here are the top 5 biggest Nigerian artists of all time on Apple Music.
The number one (No. 1) most-streamed Nigerian artist of all time on Apple Music, has smashed record after record with his blockbuster albums, and his latest was no exception: ‘I Told Them’… not only broke the African record for first-week streams but also topped the albums chart in 69 countries simultaneously worldwide, a new record for the genre.
The Grammy winner still holds the record for the most-streamed African song of all time with ‘Essence’ featuring Tems, which has reached the Daily Top 100 in more than 100 countries worldwide and continues to reach the charts three years after its release.
Africa’s foremost hitmaker, Davido enjoyed a record-breaking release with his 2022 album Timeless which shattered multiple streaming records on Apple Music. He continues to be a force to be reckoned with as his hit single ‘Unavailable’ is enjoying international success.
The superstar has had one of the biggest songs of the summer on Apple Music worldwide with the Afrobeats hit ‘Calm Down,’ which now holds the record for the African single with the longest run in the top 15 of the Global Daily Top 100.
Asake’s surreal rise to the top has made him one of the biggest stars in Nigerian music. The talented superstar has seen an impressive 11 songs reach the Global Daily Top 100.
Police detain Sam Larry amid probe into Mohbad’s death
The Nigeria police say they now have Sam Larry, the music promoter, in their custody — amid an investigation into the death of Mohbad.
The law enforcement agency broke the news in a short statement on Thursday night.
“Balogun Olamilekan Eletu aka Sam Larry is now in our custody. He is currently assisting with ongoing investigation,” the statement reads.
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