- Popular Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix, recently took to social media to reminisce on his humble beginnings
- The music star shared a throwback video of himself with an interviewer whom he claimed wrote an article on why he should not be paid one million for a verse
- The rapper went ahead to say that he now collects $15,000 (N5.7m) for a verse
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The Nigerian entertainment industry is a very competitive one but it also appears to be lucrative for many. A number of talented artistes have been able to cash out big from the industry and this is quite evident with their wealthy displays on social media.
Many times, these successful stars look back at their journey and speak on how much things have changed for them.
Just recently, popular rapper, Yung6ix, took to social media via his verified Twitter page to explain how much things have changed for him in the industry in just a few years.
The rapper shared an old video of himself with an interviewer whom he claimed later wrote an article on why he should not be paid one million for a verse. Yung6ix claimed he considered the interviewer a friend at the time.
Explaining further, Yung6ix used the opportunity to brag about his achievements. He said that he now collects $15,000 (N5.7m) for a verse.
He wrote: “This hit differently, can’t remember doing this interview but few years ago this same interviewer wrote a full article of why I shouldn’t be paid 1 million for a verse, so disappointed I may have considered him a friend at that time. Anyways it’s $15,000 dollars for a 16 now.”
See his tweet below:
In other music news, Legit.ng reported that top Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, recently got Nigerians buzzing over his music collaboration with popular English singer, Sam Smith.
Smith had shared a short snippet of their new song together titled My Oasis. The song was released on July 30, 2020.
After the English singer shared the news, a number of Nigerians took to social media to react to it. A number of fans used it as an opportunity to praise Nigerian musicians.
Burna Boy had an amazing year 2019 in the music industry and many wondered if he would be able to surpass his feat in 2020.
Well, the self-styled African Giant is obviously not resting on his laurels and has big plans for the year despite things slowing down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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