Popular Nigerian music star Chinko Ekun is probably best known for his monster hit tune ‘Able God’ released in 2018. In a chat with Punch Newspaper crew, the rapper and singer revealed how his hit song was masterminded.
He also shared his opinion on the booming baby mama syndrome prevalent in the entertainment industry. He told Saturday Beats that his mother is strongly against having a child outside wedlock.
“My mum doesn’t want me to have a baby out of wedlock. Personally, I can’t condemn the act because most people have reasons why they have children out of wedlock. It may be that they do not wish to be committed to any woman but they want a child. A lot of people have baby mamas. I have been heartbroken a lot of times, even after I became famous. Girls are funny; stardom has nothing to do with a partner’s loyalty at all.
“I don’t chase after women; I would prefer a lady who is intelligent. I can’t marry a musician or an actress because it is not easy to be a celebrity.
Speaking about his smash hit ‘Able God’ Chinko Ekun stated that the song was inspired by a real life situation when he was unable to pay for groceries he had picked up.
“I went shopping for groceries with Zlatan and my manager, and when I got to the cashier to pay for the things I wanted to buy, I discovered that the money in my account was not enough to pay for the items. We were just joking about the ‘insufficient funds’ situation as we drove home. That was how the inspiration for the song came. We didn’t want to do a video that was regular, that was why we decided to use the concept of the church.
“We wanted to appeal to our religious fans as well. Also, I didn’t want too many girls in my video. I feel good when I hear religious people singing my songs. Even though it was shot in the church, some Muslims and Grail Message faithful still sing the song. There is nothing an individual can do to please everybody. Some people complained that I shot the video in a church as a secular