Hazel Oyeze Onou, popularly known as Whitemoney, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and reality TV star. He is the winner of Big Brother Naija season 6, and he gave me an exclusive interview.
In this conversation, Whitemoney shared his encounter at a party where he heard that Burna Boy, a renowned musician and personal favorite, had just arrived. Whitemoney shares how he driven by admiration for Burna Boy decided to approach and greet him. However, upon expressing this desire to those around him, he was met with a dismissive attitude, questioning why he wanted to met and greet Burna Boy.
He shared his intention and experience when his security personnel suggested he leave the scene. While it’s unclear whether Burna Boy noticed his presence, Whitemoney acknowledged the likelihood that a one-on-one greeting with a celebrity of Burna Boy’s stature might not have been feasible.
Whitemoney emphasized that just as people vote for politicians and expect access to them, fans and supporters vote for celebrities by consuming their music and content, which, in turn, contributes to their success. His message underlines the importance of maintaining a connection with the people who have played a role in an individual’s rise to stardom and success.
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