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How you can be so famous and still be broke – Singer Timi Dakolo spills



Singer Timi Dakolo has claimed being famous doesn’t automatically give financial success.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Timi Dakolo has dropped his take on the differences between being in fame and being in riches.

According to Timi Dakolo, fame doesn’t automatically translate to financial success.

According to the Ghanaian-born, fame and financial success are two different words, as someone can have one and not have the other.

Be made the disclosure after the Nigerian government removed the ban placed on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter.

His tweet reads;

You can be really famous, I mean really really famous and still be broke.”


At the young age of 12, Timi started singing in church and as at 2003, he joined the singing group ‘Purple Love’ as a founding member.

He fame came after he emerged as the winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2007. Following such feat was a recording contract with Sony BMG, in addition to other prizes.

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