Nigerian rapper, Biglo, has died after battling with kidney disease.
The development was confirmed to Punch, by his colleague, Jazzman Olofin, adding that the rapper died on Christmas day.
Olofin said, “It is true that Biglo is dead. To my knowledge, he had been ill for a while. He had been battling kidney disease. He had been notifying the public via his social media account for a while now.”
“I got a call from our mutual friends in America last night that he died on Friday, which was Christmas day. Unfortunately, I do not know how old he was.”
The rapper had disclosed in 2018 that he was battling with kidney disease.
He opened a Gofundme page where he solicited for public funds. According to him, it made him go through dialysis three times a week since it was discovered.
Biglo revealed how his life had been upside down since he was diagnosed with kidney failure; he lost his job, car and even his house as a result of his ill health. He appealed to everyone to help him foot all his bills and get a kidney transplant in India.
The rap artiste was known in the early 2000s for his collaboration with 2shotz and StylPlus.
Meanwhile, veteranNollywood producer, Chico Ejiro is dead.
Naija News understands the Nollywood veteran filmmaker died in the early hours of Friday, December 25, 2020.
He reportedly died of a seizure just about 24 hours after concluding a new movie of Christmas eve, December 24