The Nigerian popular singer, Abbey Toyyib Elias, aka Skiibii, has revealed that the rave of the moment, Asake, used to be his dancer before his musical career skyrocketed.
He said the ‘Amapiano’ crooner was living with him during the early days of his career and used to accompany him to perform at shows.
Skiibii disclosed this while appearing as a guest on the latest episode of the Afrobeats podcast hosted by British-Nigerian media personality, Shopsydoo.
The ‘Bhaddest Boy’ crooner said unknown to many, Asake is a great dancer, adding that he was a theatre performer while studying at Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ife, Osun State.
He said, “I was discussing with someone the other day, he was saying ‘Asake just blew up now, he just entered the star mode.’
“Asake used to travel with me to shows. Asake used to stay with me, travel with me to shows and all that. When this guy blew like this, he just entered… I was like, una never see anything, the Asake wey me I know, una never see anything.
“Asake went to [Obafemi Awolowo University] Ife. He can dance. See, that year ehn, if I show you videos on my phone, Asake can dance when he is on stage. That time I just dropped ‘Sensima’ he dey follow me go everywhere na.”