Eedris Abdulkareem is best remembered for his song Nigeria jagajaga
Nigerian singer Eedris Abdulkareem is reportedly down with renal disease and is soliciting help to treat the disease.
Rapper M.I Abaga disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday as he shared account details for members of the public to donate towards his treatment.
Who is Eedris Abdulkareem?
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Eedris Turayo Abdulkareem Ajenifuja (born December 24, 1974), popularly known as Eedris Abdulkareem, is a Nigerian hip hop, R n B and Afrobeat artist, songwriter and singer. He was the lead rapper of the defunct Nigerian hip-hop boy band, The Remedies.
He is best remembered for his hit single “Nigeria Jagajaga” which decries social ills and poor governance, pitching him against the authorities in 2004.
Born Eedris Turayo Abdulkareem Ajenifuja to a polygamous family in Kano, Nigeria, his father was from Ilesha, Osun State, and his mother was from Ogun State, all in the South-Western part of Nigeria, but he adopted Kano State as his state of origin. He lost his father at the age of 2 and eight of his elder siblings as time went by.