– Mayorkun won the award in the category for Best Street-Hop Artiste at the Headies
– His proud parents each took to her Instagram page to celebrate their son’s achievement
– This comes shortly after singer, CDQ, took to social media to share his thoughts about the award
Nigerian singer Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, professionally known as Mayorkun, was one of the stars who shone brightly at the 14th edition of the Headies award following his win in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category.
Among several people celebrating his big win are his parents who have both taken to social media to express how proud they are of their talented son.
His mother and Yoruba actress, Toyin Adewale, took to her Instagram page to rejoice as she thanked God for the victory.
In her words:
“OLUWA MODUPE OOOOO My God has done it again I rejoice and celebrate with you as you won Best Street-Hop Artiste at the #14thHeadies ✨Lokeloke Ijmn Another one for the Mayor Proud of you son ❤ @iammayorkun Thank you @the_headies ❤️”
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His dad, Sunday Adewale, also took to his page to celebrate his son’s music win.
“To God be d glory. Congratulations to u son and d geng. Thanks 4 making us proud. Love u.”
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Meanwhile, barely a few hours after the conclusion of the 14th edition of the Headies award show, Nigerian singer, CDQ, took to social media to accuse the organisers of politicking as regards the awards.
In a recent tweet, CDQ called out the Headies for snubbing Naira Marley. According to him, Marley who was nominated in the Best Street-Hop Artist for his song, Mafo, and not Mayorkun who won for his song, Geng, should have gotten the award.
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Kumashe Yaakugh is a Legit.ng journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn’t working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe