Nigerian skit maker Carter Efe turned singer has revealed his real age via his Twitter platform.
According to the Machala crooner, he would be 21 come September 29, 2022.
“I’ll be 21 years old September 29. Jah bless,” he wrote.
This has stirred some reactions from his followers, as many of them doubt the authenticity of this information.
Recall that a few weeks ago, Carter Efe
made history when his Wizkid tribute song ‘Machala’ with Berri Tiga debuted on the US Billboard Afrobeats Charts.
Efe, who began his comic career in 2018, is also the first Nigerian skit maker to achieve this feat.
Reacting to the achievement, he posted on his Twitter page a screenshot of the Billboard Chart.
The song, released on 29 July, was originally an ode to the music superstar Wizkid Ayo Balogun.
The track debuted at the 14th position of 50 on the afrobeat charts, alongside songs by (Burna boy, Tems, Davido, Rema, Master KG and his idol Wizkid).
The featured artist Berri Tiga and Producer X also shared the joy of this achievement as they have taken to their social media pages to jubilate and engage with their fans.
Billboard, in partnership with a music festival and global Afrobeats brand Afro Nation, launched the first-ever United States chart for Afrobeats music in March.
The Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart ranks the 50 most popular Afrobeats songs in the U.S. based on indexes like official streams and download sales from top music retailers.
The word Machala is Nigerian slang for ‘Supreme King’. This title has been bestowed on the Nigerian musician Wizkid by his ferocious Fan base Wizkid FC
The Warri-born skit maker uses the word Machala as a catchphrase in his skit, further depicting that he wants to be.