Johnny Drille Recounts Experience At 2013 MTN Project Fame; Remembers He Once ” Felt Like A Loser”

The narrative surrounding the life of the renowned Nigerian musician and composer John Ighodaro, who goes by the stage name Johnny Drille, is one of resilience and determination in the face of adversity. In 2013, Johnny Drille experienced a crushing setback when he failed to reach the top 10 of the prestigious MTN Project Fame competition. This rejection left him feeling like a “loser,” but he refused to relinquish his dream. Recently, in an interview with the reality star Kim Oprah on the program Trending, Johnny Drille opened up about his experience and how it shaped him into the artist he is today. It is also noteworthy that Johnny Drille tied the knot with his partner last year, adding a new chapter to his already inspiring story.

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He said:

“A lot of people don’t know but I was on Project Fame in 2013. I did not make top 10 not to talk of winning. But for me, it was like the beginning of everything for all these. I know when I was evicted that night, something was born in me. For the first time in my life, I feel like a loser. I feel like I wasn’t worth anything. That night, I made a decision that I’m going to become a great person, a great musician, a great artiste. So, it was from then that I started doing music professionally.”

In 2015, Johnny Drille gained popularity with the release of his chart-topping single ‘Wait For Me’ while signed with Mavin Records under the mentorship of Don Jazzy.

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