Zinoleesky: After Months of No Shows, Singer Finally Performs at Royal Wedding in Kano, Video Trends

Zinoleesky: After Months of No Shows, Singer Finally Performs at Royal Wedding in Kano, Video Trends

  • Nigerian singer Zinoleesky trended online as he graced his first event since the demise of his colleague and former label mate Mohbad
  • Recall that a good number of Nigerians called for the cancellation of the Marlian signee after he was accused of bullying the late Ask About Me crooner
  • A new video sighted by Legit.ng saw Zinoleesky in a royal gathering as he entertained them with his vocals, igniting a fresh round of criticism 

Fast-rising Nigerian singer Oniyide Azeez, aka Zinoleesky, buzzed the internet following his first appearance since the death of his colleague, Mohbad.

Recall that the Marlian signee was alleged to have bullied the departed artist alongside his boss, Naira Marley and his associate, Sam Larry.

Zinoleesky performed at an event in Kano months after Mohbad's death
Zinoleesky trends online following a northern event where he performed. Credit: @zinoleesky, @iammohbad
Source: Instagram

This led several Nigerians to clamour for his cancellation from the scenes.

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Zinoleesky performs in Kano

For the first time since the death of Mohbad on September 12, 2023, Zino performed at the royal wedding for the children of emirs of Kano and Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero. The grand ceremony took place in Kano.

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A video making the rounds online showed the musician entertaining his audience with his popular songs, including 'Ma Pariwo," Party No Dey Stop,' and 'Loving You'.

See the video below:

Netizens react to Zinoleesky's Kano show

Some Nigerians online criticised the northern crowd's inability to sing his song's lyrics correctly and jokingly pointed out other places he could sell out shows in the north.

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Legit.ng compiled the reaction below:


"Nice one ZINO, next is maiduguri and bauchi."


"Next show sambisa forest."


"Please tell him we have some events in Benin, we for like carry am."


"Mohbad one said Awon Loma Fi eko le, oya... Lagos to Kano na how many hours?"


"I’m Zino fans but at this point I need to switch to."


"He kuku resemble them sambisa show next."


"So nah only Hausa people Dey listen to his songs now, lol."

Zinoleesky speaks about his mansion

Legit.ng had reported that Zinolessky opened up after a rumour started trailing the mansion he just unveiled.

A man had claimed that he was flaunting the same house that Naira Marley bought for him in 2023.

Reacting to the negative news, Zinoleesky had an Instagram Live session where he took his fans on a tour of the new property just to prove that it was not his former house.

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Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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