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PART of the crowd enjoying the musical performances at the band stand in the Lusaka Showgrounds over the weekend. AUGUST 10, 2017

Thorny flowers forgotten


MANY Nigerian artistes have come to perform in Zambia, but none acted the way Kizz Daniel, born Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe who was in the country for a show at The Piazza, Eastpark Mall last Saturday did. For him, it seems he rubbed his Zambian fans the wrong way, just at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, upon his arrival for the much publicised concert – with what is being called a cold shoulder treatment. The Nigerian angered music lovers when he refused to receive flowers from a lady upon arrival and the Buga hit-maker also refused to take questions from journalists at the airport. Now, with Zambians, that’s something that doesn’t get swept under the carpet as if nothing had happened – it was the song of town, especially social media the whole time. A video showing the musician snubbing the woman and members of the press went viral on social media soon after, with many calling the artiste all sorts of names while calling for an apology or risk a total boycott of the show. The organisers, Try Lounge Pub and Grill, quickly organised a press briefing where the artiste gave his side of the story – call it an apology if you like. According to him, he was CLICK TO READ MORE