"I Must Have a PhD": Duncan Mighty Shares Why Having a Doctorate Is Important, Clip Trends

"I Must Have a PhD": Duncan Mighty Shares Why Having a Doctorate Is Important, Clip Trends

  • Nigerian singer Duncan Mighty was recently on a radio programme in Ghana, where he spoke about his music career and many other things
  • During the interview, Duncan Mighty spoke about his drive to become a doctorate degree holder and what fuels it
  • He revealed that to improve himself academically, he had to take a break from music and head to Germany to get a degree
  • Legit.ng recently spoke to Mylo Ray, an OAP, about Duncan Mighty's comments on how important education is for musicians and young artists

Port Harcourt-based Nigerian singer Duncan Wene Okechukwu, aka Duncan Mighty, was recently on air at 3Music FM, a radio station in Ghana.

During his interview, Duncan Mighty spoke about his music and why he has been away from the spotlight for a while.

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Nigerian singer Duncan Mighty shares why he abandoned his music career to return to school.
Duncan Mighty talks about leaving music to pursue a degree and why he made such a difficult decision. Photo credit: @duncanmighty
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He noted that he had to return to school to improve his knowledge about the recording business.

Duncan Mighty shared that many musicians who fall off after hitting their peak do so because they are mostly poorly educated.

The Port Harcourt-born singer also shared his plans to help make his home city a music hub for the South-South, just like Lagos is for the South West.

Duncan also revealed during the interview that he is currently working on a new album and he plans to feature Ghana singer, Stonebwoy on one of the tracks.

"Why I want a PhD" - Duncan Mighty

The Dance for Me crooner also vowed during the interview that he won't stop his educational pursuit until he is a PhD holder.

Duncan who recently survived a ghastly car accident shared how he plans to achieve his goals in education and the motivation behind it.

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He also noted that education is the only thing a person can genuinely say he owns in this world while noting that talent alone is not enough.

Watch the viral interview below:

Netizens react to Duncan Mighty's doctorate ambition

Here are some of the comments that trailed Duncan Mighty's interview:


"Wow, that's commendable."


"Brave to admit."


"He is so big in the south."




"It is called Recording business. Most Artist don’t know this."


"Duncan Mighty: Soulful tunes to PhD dreams in Germany! So inspired!"

"Duncan Mighty is a smart guy" - Mylo Ray

Legit.ng recently spoke to popular OAP Mylo Ray about the viral video of Duncan Mighty where he revealed his reason for going back to school. He said:

"I think he is a very smart guy. Understanding his story and struggles says so much about the man. He is definitely trying to build a legacy for himself and his generation. Education can never be underestimated. There is a place for talent, there is also a place for education."

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Duncan Mighty reveals he is an ex-militant

Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls reporting when Duncan Mighty revealed during an interview that he used to be a Niger Delta militant.

He shared during the interview how he joined other indigenous youths of the South South to fight and protect the oil wells in his home state.

During the interview, he recounted how he used to carry guns and grew in very tough environment.

Source: Legit.ng

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