Nigerian songstress and actress, Simisola Bolatito Kosoko known as Simi has shared some o the problems most celebrities go through.
During an interview with GQ South Africa, The Duduke hitmaker stated that one of the problems she had when coming into the music industry. According to her, she had a problem coping with fame and the spotlight.
She said, “You just do, I suppose. At the beginning of my career, I really had a problem with fame. I would always say I’m not designed for it. A lot of it is unreal and I’m not about that,” she said.
The mother of one added, “Many people didn’t know how to reconcile me being a celebrity with me being myself. But hey, all I know is how to be myself. Also, when something goes public, you can never really take it back. This guides me”.
Simi further speaks about her inspiration behind her studio album titled “To Be Honest”. According to her, her album is a testimony of her musical journey.
“Making music has always been about passion for me. So, I trust my instincts and hope that people connect to what I’m sharing with them…and most of the time, they do. I wanted to create something that showed a glimpse of me that people hadn’t really seen before.
“I wanted to display a less edited version of myself. In fact, I wanted to share my perspective of my own story. A lot of people have shared what they think I am, how they think I am, and what they think drives me. It’s my turn now.”