“They practically dragged me into Nollywood (story for another day). Before then I was doing radio drama and stage play."
Kuti in 1978 shocked all and sundry by marrying all his 27 female band members and living with them in the same house.
The urge to stand out from the crowd and make a name for herself was too strong, and thus, she requested a change of name during her baptism. She said
Omah Lay’s arrest alongside two others prompted Nigerian musicians to call for his release through the hashtag #FreeOmahLay.
Aside from family and societal expectations, their wedding faces opposition from militias with extremist views.
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