Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Uriel Oputa, has revealed that she wanted to be the next Tiwa Savage in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
The reality TV star, who is now a chef and fitness advocate, shared her failed aspiration while explaining why she is known as ‘Uriel music star’, despite not being a singer.
Taking to her Instagram page, the reality TV star recounted the embarrassing experience that made her quit music completely.
In her words:
“Those asking why my name is Uriel music star is because I wanted to be the next Tiwa savage back then.
When I first moved to Nigeria. I remember the day I gave up music sha. I got invited to perform after hyping myself online. I entered the stage, it was like a dream, my right leg started vibrating.
I was using one hand to hold my leg, the other to hold the microphone. I started singing when I reached chorus, they come to tell me to on the microphone.
Ehen an!! Ok microphone on, I forget my lyrics, I started singing amazing grace.
One guy clapped for me sha. He later asked for my number, uncle commot before I use my shaking leg kick you.
Big ups to Tiwa sha e no easy after that day, I dey run like wolverine if I hear come to perform.
Why my Name is Musicstar and why I gave up Music. Pls nobody should tell me to try again. I rebuke it. Help me tag TIWA she Try sha.
I no Fit lift my leg to dance. My legs stay steady vibrating, no be cute vibrating oh this one go make person commot for Bus.”