Buju, the fast-rising Nigerian singer, has shared a rather witty story of how he met and worked out a collaboration with Timaya.

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The songwriter was responding on Twitter to a fan who asked him how he knew a joint single with Timaya would become a hit.

Buju tweeted that Timaya had invited him over, served him pepper soup after which they had a studio session.

“Willis called and said Timaya wanted to see me. I went to see him at a lounge he was at and he said I’m his favorite artiste atm since I remind him of juice Wrld, lol,” he said.

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“We went to his house afterward, he give me some bomb ass pepper soup and I just started singing.”

Buju and Timaya earlier joined forces for a single titled ‘Cold Outside’.

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2021 also saw Buju’s emergence from relative obscurity into prominence.

Since his major breakthrough with ‘Lenu’ and ‘Spiritual’ featuring Zlatan Ibile, Buju has continued to showcase his lyricism.

The 22-year-old Afrobeat singer has dozens of collaborations on songs that reverberated the music space.

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This includes his work with Ladipoe and Blaqbonez.

The singer also released an EP titled ‘Sorry I’m Late‘ which further increased his popularity in 2021.



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