One of the most popular Nigerian Comedian’s, Basketmouth, discussed some personal first-time experiences he’s had in life in a recent interview with Punch. Some of the topics discussed include the first time he had a girlfriend, first crush, car etc.
Read some interesting details of his first-time experiences across several areas of life below:
Her name was Grace and she was my headmistress’ daughter in primary school.
I cannot mention her name but it happened around 1999.
First Award Won as a Comedian:
I think it was an award for the Comedian of the Year but I cannot really remember the year or award ceremony. It has been a very long time.
First On-stage Performance as a Rap Artiste:
The first time I ever rapped on stage was in FESTAC (Lagos) and that was in 1995. It was a rap competition and my group came third. But the first recording I ever made was in 1996 and it was at KLM Studio in Apapa.
It was a Volkswagen Jetta. I cannot remember exactly when I bought it but it cost about N200,000. It was probably one of the first Jettas the company made.
First Responsibility Given by His Parents:
I cannot remember but I know the first responsibility I gave myself in life was to hustle and succeed. I don’t think I was up to 18 years old when I started fending for myself.
First School Attended:
Apapa Primary School. It was in the 80s and I never won any prize in school. I was a trouble maker in school.
First International Travel Outside of Nigeria:
I think it was in 2003 when I toured Europe.
First person to Believe in His Talent:
My parents. They were the ones that believed in me first.
First Child’s Name:
The name of my first child is Jason and he is six years old.