Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold Reflects On Struggles With Sickle Cell

Nigerian Afrobeat music star, Adekunle Gold is in the news again and this time, it’s on the heels of the content of his latest music video for the song, ‘5 Star.’

Recall that the singer recently released the music video for the song, ‘5 Star,’ which was released after his critically acclaimed fourth studio album titled, ‘Catch Me If You Can.’

The video, directed by TG Omori, sees the music star driving on a highway while dressed in a full Dolce & Gabbana outfit.

The Afropop singer also recounts his struggles with sickle cell disease, and the tribulations he endured while chasing his music career.

“See I don’t look like wetin I don see/ I will never forget the 90s/ Many Nights I go dey beg for mercy/ Sickle cell been show me crises/ Thank you for the journey/ Oh lord oh lord/If I say my story,” he sings.

Since the release of ‘Sade’, Gold’s 2015 hit song, he has gained fame and positive reception from music lovers.

Gold has also won numerous awards and recognition.

He has four albums to his credit, namely: ‘Gold’ 2016, ‘About 30’ 2018, ‘Afropop’ 2020, and ‘Catch Me If You Can’ 2022.

‘Catch Me If You Can’, which featured prominent names like Davido and Lucky Daye, has raked in approximately 300 million streams.

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