Zlatan Ibile (source: Instagram)
Zlatan Ibile (source: Instagram)

Nigerian rapper Temidayo Omoniyi better known as Zlatan Ibile has recounted his journey to stardom in a series of tweets on Monday, October 28.

Zlatan explained how he did some menial jobs in his early years.

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According to one of his tweets, he had worn only a pair of black jean back then in school.

“One of my friend just remind me of when we get only one black jean trouser for skul then !! All we need to do to make it look fresh na just hot water and 20 naira dye” the rapper tweeted.

In 2014, Zlatan who is popularly known for his catchphrase, “Kapachumarumarichipaco” won the Airtel One Mic talent show held in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

Narrating the struggles he encountered before wining the car, he recalled how he did menial jobs like working as a labourer for bricklayers and worked in a cold-room.

“Before I won this car, I do bricklayer, cut grass for people land to lay foundation, I work for cold-room for ikorodu isawo! 10k per month! I do too many many. But I thank God for my life today.” the 24-year-old wrote.

Earlier this year, the rapper was arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside his friend Naira Marley but was released few days later.

Zlatan bagged three awards at the just concluded AFRIMMA.