“I was a cage dancer and did everything to hustle” – Denrele Edun recounts his struggles (Video)

Media personality, Denrele Edun has recounted his early struggles and rise to fame.

The TV presenter in an interview on Arise News TV, revealed that he was once a cage dancer. According to him, he danced for the African Shrine and did everything to hustle. At that time, he was still a student and was a backup dancer for African Shrine during the weekends. Denrele also revealed that he was also a dancer for the Iroko band.

Reflecting on his struggles, he stated that May 21 would be his 3rd decade in the Entertainment Industry as he noted how he started his career professionally in 1994.

“I used to dance in the shrine. I used to be in the cage, yes, I used to be one of the cage dancers. I did everything to hustle at that time. And I was still in Unilag at that time. So I was a backup dancer every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the African Shrine and I was a cage dancer. Also, I used to dance for the Iroko band which was headlined by Dr Ola Balogun, one of the pioneers of filmmaking. Come May 21st I will be marking 3 decades in the Entertainment Industry. I started professionally in 1994, on a TV soap opera. My first paycheck was N150”.

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