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Skepta made a chief in his parent’s town in Nigeria

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April 05, 2018

Grime MC Skepta is now a chief after being conferred in Ogun State, Nigeria. BBC News reports he was given the title of "Amuludun of Odo-Aje" ("Chief entertainer") at an event held at Odo-Aje on Wednesday, April 4.

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Skepta's parents are Nigerian and emigrated to London, where he was born. He wore the traditional Agbada during the ceremony and was flanked by chiefs from the community during the ceremony, which was attended by friends and family.

"I am honoured and will continue to put time and love into Nigeria, especially the community of Odo Aje," Skepta said on Instagram.

The MC has been in Nigeria for a "Homecoming" concert, which included appearances from J Hus, Not3s, Wizkid, and Davido among others.

Naomi Campbell was among those to congratulate Skepta on his new title.



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