Nigerian famous music artist, Iyanya has recounted how he lost a couple of millions while trying to feature American rapper, Nicki Minaj.
Following the success of the song that shot him to limelight, Kukere, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuka and his team wanted to do more.
He shared they they were pressured and they decided it was time for an international move, when music executive, Ubi Franklin suggested, Nicki Minaj.
Iyanya’s and his team took to trip to the United States, and met Nicki Minaj for the feature. However, could not afford the $200,000 coat to sign her to a song, which they couldn’t afford at that time.
“Ur waist was so massive we decided it should go international and we needed the right artiste to help with that journey. @ubifranklin1 suggested Nicki Minaj and I asked how we’re gonna pay for that, he laughed and said ‘if your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough.”