Nigerian Comic actor and entertainer whose real name is Samuel Animashaun Perry popularly known as broda shaggi has addressed journalists during the private screening of ‘Ponzi’, a yet to be released movie to the public, in Lagos. Broda Shaggi who has featured in several music videos said poverty drove him into the entertainment scene.
Broda Shaggi who uncovered how his rise to stardom was fueled by the “pool of poverty he was hesitantly swimming in years ago”.
After his dad’s passing, Shaggi migrated to Lagos from his old neighborhood in Ikenne, Ogun State. He said;
“I came from Ikenne in Ogun state. I left Ikene when my father died for Lagos where I lived with my aunt in Makoko area. She was the one who took care of me till l left the university. So, I was neither born with a silver spoon nor grew up in Lekki. Everything started in Makoko,” Shaggi confirmed.
He further stated; He said; “I started entertainment out of hunger. When poverty hits you, you’ll be the one to figure out your talent.”