- It was not all rosy for popular Nigerian soul singer Bukola Elemide better known as Asa when she was a student
- The singer shared her experiences while studying in Paris during a recent interview and spoke about the struggle
- Asa made it known that there were days she won't eat anything because she was saving up to come back home
Ace Nigerian female singer, Bukola Elemide popularly known as Asa has opened up about her experiences in the foreign land and how she coped as a struggling student.
Asa made the revelation during the Bounce interview with Ebuka Obi Uchendu where she spoke briefly about her times in Paris, France.
The singer made it known that she went to Paris as a student and was only spending just 1 Euro (460) per day:
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"When I went to Paris, I went there as a student, I would only spend one Euro a day because I needed to save money to comeback home. I would go one day without food, I learned to live that way."
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Check out the interview below:
Nigerians have reacted to Asa's interview, some of them declared their love for her and her music.
Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below:
"1 Euro per day? Ahn Ahn... Asa, don’t start na."
"This is for those that feel fame comes on a platter of gold and without sacrifice. Shout out to my favourite female musician of all time. Asa gave us better music before all these ones wey we dey hear now."
"In my own opinion, this is the best woman that ever did music in Nigeria. I love so much Asa, the road to success is always rough"
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"When i went to Paris, I met this woman."
Wizkid warmly embraces Asa as they link up in Ghana
Legit.ng previously reported that Asa went on a trip to neighbouring Ghana.
The veteran singer appeared to have linked up with Wizkid who was in the country since he arrived from the UK.
Videos and photos of the Nigerian superstars got fans excited on social media as they shared warm embraces.