“I Wanted to Be Rapper, Comedy Wasn’t My 1st Passion” – Basketmouth

Popular Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha has revealed his first passion.

The star better known as Basketmouth said he wanted to be a rapper. He revealed this about himself and his childhood as he covered Thisday Newspaper’s weekend style magazine, Style.


He also shared some insights into becoming a comedian and realised that he was a very gifted comic.


During the interview, Bright noted that growing up, he never knew he was funny because he was usually in a clique of hilarious friends.


But later came to appreciate his comic gift and was at a crossroads to either pursue comedy as a career or be a rapper.


The popular comic also revealed that his parents never dissuaded him when he decided he wanted to be a comedian during his formative years.

But they gave him just one major condition, which was for him to finish school and be a graduate.




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