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June 22, 2018

Meggax: Nigerian artiste with a heart of Gold

Meggax: Nigerian artiste with a heart of Gold

By Rita Chioma

Nigerian performing artiste,  Olushola Oyedokun better known with his stage name Meggax has made a huge impact in the music industry worldwide with his unique style of music.

Sharing with Vanguard News his journey so far in the highly competitive industry, Meggax who is based in Olivedale Randburg -Johannesburg and majors in R&B, Raggae, Afro-Pop and DanceHall says, ” I was born in Agege, Lagos Nigeria in the 80’s, artistically known as Meggax; currently based in South Africa.

As a songwriter, international performing artist; I’ve achieved a lot in the last few years from my singles which has really gotten airplay in Nigeria radio stations and here in South Africa. Without doubts, this has really fetched me a lot of gigs from different clubs and events in which you can confirm on my Instagram @meggax.”

Meggax has done great musical collaborations with lots of famous celebrities in Nigeria and South- Africa.

Aside music, the SelfPaid Entertainment Signee is also a notable philanthropist who derives pleasure in putting smiles on the faces of vulnerable in the society.

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According to him he is often touched to support the elderly people in his community down home because he believes that the secret to living is giving; that is to say, by contributing to the well-being of others, his communities and the world at large, he finds more meaning in life.

He recalls a recent encounter, ‘I saw one old woman who really needs help on Instagram, then I instructed my team to help trace her that I would love to touch her life. I didn’t mind the fact that I am based in South- Africa, I was ready to continue doing the good job of reaching out to the old people. I don’t know anything about this particular old woman but luckily I got enough information and sent money and food items to her through my team in Nigeria. This is just an instance. I have lost counts of people I’v reached out to home and abroad.”

For the international performing artiste, there are also certain measures the government of Nigeria and celebrities should take to jointly elevate the lives of average Nigerians.

“The government should make provisions for the citizens to have good infrastructures. Create better job opportunities. Steady power supply, make lives easy and smooth for all. For the celebrities, I also want to plead to them to reach out to as much people as they can. We can jointly make Nigeria a better place for us all,” he opined.

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