Anticipate a Fresh Dose of Naija’s Pop Culture as Budweiser brings to You #KingsofFootball
Budweiser’s Kings of Football lifestyle show on SuperSport recently hit the 20 episodes milestone. The magazine-styled football show on TV has improved pop culture with its interconnection of football, music, fashion, and lifestyle. Here we take a look at some of the top celebrity guests to have been on the show rated the coolest show on TV by adoring fans.
Olubankole Wellington or Banky W is a staunch Arsenal fan. He was introduced to football by his father who also supported Arsenal. He says Ian Wright, a legend of the English Premier League, has been an inspiration for him throughout his personal career. He learned through football how to manage successes and how to get back up after a failure as epitomized by Wright. Banky W was a guest on the show and fans fell in love with his knowledge of the game and many were surprised to know as well that he is a fan of Arsenal. Banky W played FIFA 4 football game with Jimmie one of the hosts of the Kings of Football show and defeated him!
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Popularly referred to as Oga Boss, Illbliss, is a rapper, stage performer, businessman, and owner of the talent management outfit known as ‘The Goretti Company’ responsible for launching the career of Chidinma and a host of others. The Arsenal fan was a guest on the show and gave an honest view of his favourite team just the way he addresses issues with his music. The straight talker gave a dispassionate assessment of his beloved Arsenal club and their chances in the league. He entertained his fans with a freestyle song which left them purring for more.
The global star D’banj, the “Koko Master” is a passionate Manchester United fan. The year 2012 marked the ultimate endorsement for the Afrobeat sensation cum music producer when Rio Ferdinand, Manchester United’s legendary defender, expressed his love for D’banj’s debut UK single ‘Oliver Twist’ to his then 2.6 million Twitter followers. Fans had an exciting time watching D’banj when he appeared as a guest on Budweiser’s Kings of Football show. D’banj is one of the artistes who helped to boost the foreign following for Nigerian music when he signed for Kanye West’s Good Music where he released the single ‘Oliver Twist’.