Zlatan recounts how he almost became a fraudster


Zlatan Ibile is renowned as one of the most popular Nigerian recording artistes in recent years. In a recent Instagram live session, the 26-year-old singer spoke about how frustration almost led him into internet fraud.

Zlatan real name Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael opened up during a live chat with a friend that he almost gave in to internet fraud.

The rapper shared the revelation during an Instagram live chat with a friend.

“I almost carried a laptop, I almost carried a laptop, I was frustrated, thank God sha,” he said.

He went on to talk about how difficult it was for him to get the attention of women when he was still a struggling artist.

Read what he said;

“Girls show me pepper o. Omo na fine boy dey get girlfriend, I nor gree see girlfriend, dem show me pepper. Na wen I win car, I get girlfriend,” he added.

Watch the session below.

In 2019, the 25-year-old rapper shared a brief narrative about his poor family background.

Zlatan who is now one of the most revered celebrities in the entertainment industry reflected on his journey into superstardom.

In a series of tweet, he acknowledged God for bringing him into the limelight, however, he did not lose sight of his hard work and determination.

Further, he also revealed he won his first car at 19 and prior to that, he was surviving on a paltry salary of 10k Naira.

Sharing a throwback photo of his 19-year-old self and his car, Zlatan wrote;

“Before I won this car! I do bricklayer, Cut grass for people land to lay a foundation, I work for cold-room for Ikorodu Isawo! 10k per month! I do too many many! But I thank GOD FOR MY LIFE TODAY.

GOD BLESS ALL MY MATES FOR MAPOLY THAT YEAR !! Them still they support me till now !! Them hold me strong !! You wey they Vex na OYO you they”


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