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I once stole tricycle – Bella Shmurda

Famous Nigerian singer, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed aka Bella Shmurda, has revealed how he did some shady things during his days as a struggling artiste. In…

Famous Nigerian singer, Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed aka Bella Shmurda, has revealed how he did some shady things during his days as a struggling artiste.

In a new documentary titled ‘Bella Shmurda: Tension in Ibadan 2024,’ he revealed that he hijacked a tricycle at some point to fund his music.

The singer said desperation also made him sign a record deal that didn’t end well.

He said becoming a father had affected the kind of music he makes and visuals he puts out.

“I should not have rushed. We will never get to see the future. So everybody is rushing. I went into some things that did not later pay off. I went to sign a deal with rush which later was funny.

“I stole keke because of money but Alhamdulilah, I am here today.

“Seeing my son inspires me. What’s on my head is, ‘Wettin this boy go see in the next 10 years?’ I don’t want him to see my old videos. I want him to see a new Bella,” he said.

Bella Shmurda rose to prominence in 2019 with the release of the song “Vision 2020”, and a follow-up remix which featured Olamide

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