“I Love African Music”: Rick Ross Stirs Attention As He Names His Two Favourite Nigerian Singers

“I Love African Music”: Rick Ross Stirs Attention As He Names His Two Favourite Nigerian Singers

  • Internationally renowned American rapper Rick Ross has sparked reactions on social media with some things he revealed about African music
  • He shared his top five favourite African artistes during a question-and-answer session with his fans and also expressed his love for President Bola Tinubu
  • Two Nigerian musicians made the list, and it has created a massive stir on social media

Renowned American rapper and liquor mogul Rick Ross has sparked a massive social-media uproar with his thoughts about Nigerian music and the country.

The rapper had a question-and-answer session with his fans about Nigerian music and some of its artistes.

American rapper Rick Ross reveals during a QnA his two favourite Nigerian artists at the moment.
Rick Ross sparks reactions online as he reveals his two favourite Afrobeats artists. Photo credit: @richforever/@portablebaeby/@odumodublvck
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During the session, he shared his top five favourite African artistes. He gave a shoutout to Odumodu Blvck, Uncle Waffles from South Africa, Amaarae from Ghana, and El Grand Toto from Tanzania.

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However, the biggest surprise was when he sent out big love to controversial Nigerian street-pop artiste Portable.

Rick Ross hailed the Zazu crooner, especially mentioning his name twice and noting that he gets a special mention because he has much love for him.

Rick Ross hails President Bola Tinubu

The American rapper didn't only send a special shoutout to some African artistes. He also spoke about the president of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

He further revealed his plans to do an African project with many of the artistes he mentioned.

This isn't Rick Ross's first time expressing his affection for Nigerian music and its culture. Legit.ng recalls reporting when Rick Ross recorded himself speaking Yoruba.

Watch the viral clip below:

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Reactions trail Rick Ross' video hailing Nigerian artistes

See how netizens reacted to Rick Ross' video below:


"Why I dy get the feelings say na person dy tell Rick Ross wat to talk bcus normally baba nor Knw portable."


"Rick Ross don make portable increase charges again."


"New slang: Rick Ross know you, every year is my year."


"E go be like film. NEVER UNDERRATE ANYONE! Ori lomo."


"In portable’s voice “ Rick Ross know you “ Una no go rest this weekend."


"Portable price went up straight."


"Portable go disturb us now."


"Portable go make dis weekend long fr all of una Akoi grace Akoi Rick Ross."


"I hope Spyro no go look down on portable again now, "Skepta" do things with portable. Now, "Big boss, Rick Ross" know portable too. God grace is different from how you see it."

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Rick Ross speaks about working with Ayra Starr

Legit.ng recalls reporting a video of Rick Ross gushing over Nigerian songstress Ayra Starr and how much he wishes to work with her.

In the viral clip, the American rapper gave Ayra a special shoutout, noting that he looks forward to meeting her the next time he is in Nigeria.

This confession about his love for Ayra Starr's work came months after she had dropped a remix of her song Bloody Samaritan featuring veteran pop singer Brandy.

Source: Legit.ng

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