- Nigerian rap act Chinko Ekun has pointed out that music awards are not a yardstick to success
- According to him, artistes should use their digital streaming numbers as a measure of success
- The entertainer also laid claims to being the best and most versatile rapper in the country
Nigerian music act Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel popularly known by fans as Chinko Ekun has shared a word of advice for his colleagues in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
In a couple of posts shared on the microblogging platform, Twitter, the Able God crooner approached the issue of music awards and how they do not guarantee success.
According to him, artistes in the industry should instead focus on measuring their success through their performance on digital streaming platforms. He said if critics fail to appreciate an artiste, numbers and dedicated fans will always come through.
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"Awards isn’t the yardstick to success. Use your numbers to measure your achievements if they don’t recognize you, your numbers and your fan does," the rapper tweeted.
The rapper went on to point out that a person has to be dogged to thrive in a country like Nigeria.
See tweets below:
Chinko Ekun concluded his series of posts by noting that as far as he is concerned, he can boldly lay claims to being the best and most versatile rapper in the industry.
He said: "I can boldly say I’m the best and most versatile rapper in Nigeria and dont seek for anyone’s validation but you know what... sometimes you have to dance to the tune and act a monkey in other to get the banana."
See tweet below:
Some months ago, Nigerian rapper Chinko Ekun, successfully completed his NYSC to the joy of his fans on social media. The Able God crooner shared a photo on his Instagram page where he showed off his certificate as he was also fully dressed in the NYSC uniform.
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