Popular Nigerian musician Asa has recently revealed in an inyterview with radio station Cool FM on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 her experience with Yahoo boys.
In the interview, Asa talked about her music career and revealed she would like to work with more Nigerian artistes such as Olamide and Teni.
The unknown reveal from Asa was that she was a fan of pop star Naira Marley and that she identifies with being part of the Marlian fraternity.
She said, “I think I’m a Marlian. I love him, I think he is awesome.”
She revealed she was born in France but later relocated to Nigeria with her parents. She said, “There is a connection to France. That is where I got my first record deal. I was born there.
“My father studied cinematography there and he wanted to come back to make Nigeria better, I grew up here, I grew up in Lagos, but somehow, I don’t know if it’s destiny, something else took me to France and I’ve been going back there.”
“I speak French, I won’t say fluently,” she also said.
She revealed she started out her career as a rapper before transition to rhythm and blues.
“People who knew me in the beginning. I started as a rapper but I know I sucked.
“I love rap music, I listen to Drake, I just started listening to 2 Chainz. I like really tall men, he’s not bad I can manage. I like TI, I like G Eazy. I love Cardi B.
She then went on to reveal that she had an ordeal with Nigerian internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo boys.
She said, “Yahoo Boys emptied my bank account, but we won’t go into that.”