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I Was So Broke I Lived In A Shelter In New York – Tiwa Savage Tells Her Story

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The singer said she had just graduated from school at the time but couldn’t work due to her citizenship status. 

Tiwa Savage

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Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.

Based on a video posted on singer, Lami Phillips Instagram account, the sonorous singer, Tiwa Savage described Bedford–Stuyvesant popularly referred to as Bed-Stuy, as a project in New York known to shelter the poor mostly with drug addiction problems.

The singer said she had just graduated from school at the time but couldn’t work due to her citizenship status.

“I think I was 22 and we were in New York. I was living in Bed-Stuy, kind of like a shelter. A lot of people didn’t know this.

“I was in a shelter for women that had drug abuse problems.

“I just graduated from school. You know as an international student you can’t work. So, I couldn’t work. I was doing the side thing in Bed-Stuy which is like the hood in Brooklyn,”
 Tiwa Savage said.

The singer went on to reveal how she met with Elizabeth Elohor, a former beauty queen, who took her out to eat in New York when she was hungry.

She noted that since she was broke at the time she had to order only appetizers.

“She was ordering food and I ordered appetizers because I was so broke and I was so hungry.

“And I remember she was looking at me and asked, ‘what are you ordering?.’ And I was just lying that I’m not hungry.

“And then she just started asking me, ‘are you sure?.’ And then I just started crying. And then she’s just like, ‘what is the matter?.’ I said, ‘Elohor, I don’t have money.’

“She just started ordering stuff and she even ordered stuff for me to take home.

“I remember going home to my little box or whatever, and I was just crying. This girl literally made my day.

“So, the first time they put my picture in Times Square, she was the first person I called,”
 she said emotionally.

She went on to advice everyone in the gathering not to allow time to rob them of their destiny.

See the Instagram video below:

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Rapper, Erigga welcomes baby boy with his wife

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Nigerian Rapper, Erigga, and his wife have welcomed a baby boy.

The new dad took to his Instagram page to share the joyful news.

Posting a video of the baby boy, he wrote;

“God you are too much best gift from God and my wife @fabsnikki … una too much una shock me”

Erigga, during the year 2020 got married to his girlfriend early October.

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Actress, Iyabo ojo opens up on her battle with depression

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Actress Iyabo Ojo gets enthusiastic as she opens up on her battle depression over her failed marriage.

Nollywood actrees Iyabo Ojo has prompted married individuals experiencing domestic violence to realize when to settle on a choice for themselves.

On her Instagram live, the entertainer uncovered that she struggled with depression after her marriage crashedAs per Iyabo, individuals ought to figure out how to think carefully when their marriage isn’t working .

The entertainer made the divulgence during an Instagram live meeting on Saturday, January 16, in which she said she would consistently reveal to herself she wasn’t enough for a man to marry.

She wrote:”Anytime I was alone in my room, I’d always say to myself Iyabo Ojo, you’ve failed, you are ugly, how can you have a child and you’d be this skinny, before you had a child you were thick.

“Now you need to lighten up your skin and even if you have a tattoo you are still ugly because no one is going to marry you, no one is going to accept you. “Your mom had a failed marriage and you also have a failed marriage”

As per the entertainer, her safe place during those stages were her children. She said she was cheerful seeing them and she pledged to give them the world. She said separated from her children, clubbing and drinking additionally helped her feel normal.

The entertainer prompted those having issues in their marriage should think carefully and realize when to settle on a choice.

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“We were actually friends” Cuppy reacts 10 months after Zlatan Ibile blocked her on all social media platforms

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One of Africa’s biggest Disk Jockey (DJ), Cuppy in an early morning tweet, yes as early as 12:54 AM, decided to let the steam of her a little bit and revealed what no one would have guessed.

She said popular street-hop rapper, Zlatan Ibile blocked her across social media for reasons unknown to her, despite both of them collaborating on their hit single “Gelato” release in 2019.

Cuppy also made known that prior to her getting blocked by Zlatan Ibile, they had a cordial close relationship, stating: “we were actually friends.” She also said it has been 10 months but she “still wonder(s)” why he chose to act that way towards her.

DJ Cuppy and Zlatan Ibile on the set for “Gelato”

I guess their relationship was not sweet like gelato after all. All jokes though.

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