E Choke: Designer Shares Inspiration Behind Outfit with Hand Design Around His Neck, Nigerians React

E Choke: Designer Shares Inspiration Behind Outfit with Hand Design Around His Neck, Nigerians React

- A photo of a designer, Owolola Olusile, rocking a two-piece outfit with a hand design has gone viral

- Twitter user, @Aremupokipoki1 shared the photo and tagged Davido using the singer's recent catchphrase, 'who dey breathe?'

- Several internet users have since reacted to the photo with some describing the design as creative

- Olusile spoke to Legit.ng about what inspired him to create the unique outfit

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When it comes to creativity, Nigerians easily know how to impress and cause social media buzz. A case in point is a man whose peculiar clothing design has got some internet users talking.

While Davido who popularized the catchphrase 'e choke' and most recently 'who dey breathe' is yet to put out merch, it appears some tailors are getting busy behind their machines.

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Twitter user, @Aremupokipoki1, shared a photo of a designer rocking a two-piece outfit that has a structure of a hand designed in a choke grip, crested around his neck.

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Aremupokipoki1 shared the photo and tagged Davido.

He wrote:

"Who Dey Breeet? e choke @davido"

The post which has since gone viral on social media left internet users buzzing with reactions. While some people found it creative, others thought it was a funny design.

Read comments below:


"If that print turn to real hand true true.. hmm."


"No wear this clothe sleep shaaaa, e get why."


"This E choke is getting out of hand."
E choke: Man Rocks Outfit with Hand Design Around His Neck, Nigerians React
Nigerians have reacted to the design. Photo credit: @Aremupokipoki1 @davido
Source: Instagram


"Omo, see creativity. E choke pa"


"Wahala too much oo."

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Legit.ng reached out to the designer identified as Owolola Olusile, about what inspired him to create the outfit.

Olusile who revealed Davido's catchphrase was the reason, stated that he didn't know the design would go viral.

Here is what he had to say:

“Davido who is one of the most prominent musicians out of Nigeria and Africa started the catchphrase “E choke”, which gained a lot of publicity on social media. As a fashion designer, I sometimes draw inspiration from current events or trends in entertainment and decided to attempt to represent the phrase artistically. At the time, I had no idea the design would be acknowledged widely.”

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido, has been responsible for popularising a number of slangs in the country including ‘tule jor’ and the more popular one, 'e choke'.

Well, Davido has decided to make a business move regarding the slang. In a new post shared on Twitter, the Risky crooner said that he has to get ‘e choke’ copyrighted. According to him, it had gotten out of hand.

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