- Popular Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda, recently spoke on his struggling days in a podcast with Taymesan
- In the viral video, Bella spoke about how he borrowed money from his friend, Lati, to buy a laptop for hustling
- However, he did not make any money after six months of hustling and felt God was trying to tell him something
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Talented Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda, has now opened up on his humble beginnings and struggling days before he became a big music star.
The Cash App singer was a guest on the TeaWithTay podcast with Taymesan where he shared some details about his life.
Bella recounted back when he borrowed money from his friend, Lati, to use to buy a laptop for ‘hustling’. According to the music star, he hustled for half a year and had nothing to show for it, so he felt God was trying to send him a message.
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The musician explained that it was really surprising because even before he bought the laptop, he used to make small $100, $200, but all that changed after getting the big laptop.
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“I borrowed money from Lati and went and buy lappy. I hustled for 6 months, I didn't get money. I felt God was telling me that ‘yo you need to focus’ because normal me, even when I never buy lappy, I dey collect small small $100, $200, but when I go buy big lappy wey I dey press, nothing come out.
How Bella's song became a hit
Not stopping there, Bella then added that he got a free studio session and poured out all his pain into the music and to his surprise, it became a hit.
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In his words:
“Then with the pain, I got small free studio session and I just spoke my mind and before I knew it, it entered.”
In the viral video from the podcast, Bella also opened up on how his girlfriend at the time, Omotena, also got pregnant and they had to sort it out.
“At the same time wey this thing happen, Omotena tell me say she don get belle, my girlfriend that time, tell me say she don go get belle, wey I no get house. Ah!”
See the video below:
Nigerians react as Bella Shmurda speaks on ‘hustling’ with laptop in the past and more
Read what some netizens had to say about the things the singer disclosed below:
“If na the girl make that statement. People go start to castigate her.”
“See how no one made it a big deal oo…no one is telling him not to say that oo no one thinks he is less of a man oo.. but when phyna take her own .. okay.”
“So cause na Bella now na cruise we can justify nonsense for this country especially when it’s from our favorite celebrities shiiiiiior.”
“All fun till dem come arrest am.”
“This boy na problem”
“God gave you a golden penny snd s sign to know he's God by sending that little Angel you and Omote terminated and imagine that child was here today now you've made it? Oh well i sometimes know the reasons why people talk so carelessly of the things that hurts so badly may God forgive you for all your sins Amen.”
I started making music at 13 - Bella Shmurda
Popular singer Bella Shmurda has revealed he began his music career 14 years ago as he released his first song when he was only 13 years old.
Bella Shmurda, in an interview with Chude Jideonwo, recounted how Olamide transformed his career after the YBNL boss featured on the remix of his hit song Vision 2020.
After the remix, Bella Shmurda blew up and became one of the Headies award's next-rated nominees in 2020.