Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Ahmed Akinbiyi, popularly known as Bella Shmurda, has said he is thankful to God for being stubborn and not passing his exams in school as expected.
The singer on his Twitter account said if he had remained a student at the Lagos State University, he would be cash-strapped and struggling with failed courses, called carryovers.
Shmurda said, “Thank God, I was stubborn and I never got to pass those exams then. Big thanks to Poco__lee for telling me to do that vision2020 viral video, shoutout to Olamide for his listening ears and open hands for upcoming acts.
“I now worth over half a billion streams (550millions streams to be precise) I for still Dey LASU dey wine and dine with carry overs and stranded with nothing in my pocket…forever glad I did my thing.”
Bella Shmurda featured some of the biggest songs last year which include Olamide’s “Triumphant” and Wizkid’s “Anoti” of his “Made In Lagos” Deluxe Album.