Nigerian-born American Rapper, ZMNY Arrives Lagos, Set to take Industry by Storm
Lagos, Nigeria – Nigerian-born American rap artiste, ZMNY has arrived the country to bring a breath of fresh air to the entertainment industry. The rapper was recently welcomed by his teeming home fans at the arrival wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
ZMNY, whose real name is Ozie Nzeribe, flew into Nigeria accompanied by his mother, Ada Nzeribe and 5 Times United States Dance Champion, Michael Adegoke.
He recently released two new singles alongside musical videos – ‘Hater Free’ featuring Ray J and a song titled DJ Khaled which have continued to get rave reviews from industry watchers.
ZMNY, who hails from Hollywood California, United States, said coming back to Nigeria was always one of his dreams. "I am here just to blow everybody's mind and show them what I can do. I have come back here to my country because I have always loved Nigeria. It is my home and I am always coming back here," he said.
The artiste said he was planning to collaborate with some A-list Artiste in the country to expand his fan base. "Since I was young, I have been rapping especially on the playground and all my friends knew I was going to be a star one day." ZMNY said.
He commended his parents for supporting him in the quest to achieving stardom. "My parents have been very supportive and I wouldn't be where I am today without them. So my advice to anyone who wants to achieve the height in their career, is to always put faith in their parents and above all God. "I also plan to get a college degree and go to University of California, Los Angles (UCLA).
"My advice for other young and upcoming artistes is to always pray to God. You have to strive and work very hard for whatever you want in life with an innovative team," the rapper added.
Also speaking, Adegoke, an international dance champion, said the Nigerian music industry would be worth over $8 billion by 2020. “ZMNY is a rising star who plans to collaborate with several a-list artists which sets him up to becoming as big as the likes of Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, and Don Jazzy.”
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