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At A Point In My Life I Had Only One Shoe And It Was A Fake Designers – Joeboy Recounts Struggles



24-year-old singer and songwriter, Joeboy has recounted how he acquired by means of life whereas rising up.

In a chat with media character and Journalist, Chude Jideonwo, Joeboy gave particulars of among the challenges he needed to cross by means of as a younger boy.

The music star narrated how he acquired embarrassed for proudly owning college charges in his secondary college days and the way that affected his vanity.

He additionally narrated how he labored underneath the warmth of the solar selling merchandise for an organization in Ogun State with a weekly pay of N5,000.

He added that there was a time in his life that he had just one shoe, which was a faux designer shoe, and that was what made him vow to at all times purchase sneakers each time he turns into profitable.

In his phrases;


“Generally I felt the whole lot ought to simply finish as a result of it was tough.

“I bear in mind after secondary college, I didn’t have cash, I used to be on the lookout for a job. I bear in mind going for a full month on the lookout for a job.

“I’d put together my CV. There was a time I trekked from Ilaje to Sabo in quest of a job with my buddy. We submitted our CVs however didn’t get the roles ultimately.

“I ultimately acquired a job to advertise merchandise for an organization underneath the solar. They took us to redeem camp in Ogun state, it was tough. We have been paid N5000 every week.

At that time, life was laborious, I bear in mind I solely had one Nike shoe and it was faux. So, one promise I made to myself was that once I lastly blow, I’ll at all times purchase sneakers.

“So, lately, once I’m down, I simply step out to purchase sneakers. Life was tougher than failing an examination or owing college charges.

“There was a specific time this occurred to me. I’ll simply say when a baby is owing college charges, don’t name the kid out. Simply inform the kid to not go to highschool.

“Don’t flog youngsters for owing college charges, the kid doesn’t have cash. Faculty homeowners shouldn’t embarrass a baby for owing college charges.

It was actually embarrassing for me on the time as a result of it affected my esteem at that time.”

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