Funke Olayode, dubbed ‘African Celine Dion’, who some days ago, crept back into the limelight; after an uploaded lengthy, wordy post on Facebook, in which she slammed Richard Mofe-Damijo and Teju Kareem, had a recent chat with Sunday Scoop and made more revelations about how her career was robbed and how everyone is corrupt except her.
On whether she has quit music totally, Olayode said, “I came to this life to do music; there’s no way I can drop it. Like I said earlier, there was a robbery attack on my career. There are people who have been blocking my way. I don’t have any power of my own to do anything (to them). No one knows tomorrow (so I may still make music). Anything can happen.”
Asked to name the people who masterminded the robbery on her career, she said, “Has it not been confirmed? It is everywhere. It has been said that every Nigerian is a criminal, except me. I am 44-year-old; so, I have seen a lot.”
Prodded to share her experiences to help younger ones from making the same mistakes she did, Olayode said, “If it is about the younger ones, please I am not interested. I don’t wish anybody well in life. Nobody wished me well or made me happy in life, so what’s my business with the younger ones? Anybody who needs advice in the industry should go to the people who are up there so they can show them how they got there. They don’t need me. I am not the definition of success; so nobody needs to ask me for advice on coming up in the industry. I don’t care about anyone in life.”