Nigerian indigenous rapper, Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, also known as Phyno has denied the viral claims that he is suffering from Sickle Cell Anaemia.
A fan identified as Ele Peter had in a tweet alleged that her love for the singer tripled when she found out that he had sickle cell. She wrote, “Since I heard Phyno has sickle cell the love tripled, I pray God grants him the strength to keep fighting.”
Since I heard phyno has sickle cell the love tripled, I pray God grants him the strength to keep fighting♥️
— Ele Peter (@Ellepeter) January 11, 2023
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Reacting to this claim, the rapper was forced to make a clarification in a tweet on Wednesday, January 11 2023.
He wrote, “ Lol. No, I do not have sickle cell. Love to everyone fighting it though.”
Lol . No I’m not sickle cell. Love to everyone fighting it tho https://t.co/WmFIxlvZT5
— EZEGE 1 (@phynofino) January 11, 2023
Meanwhile, it is worth noting that the Anambra-native but Enugu-born music star has achieved major feats in Africa. Phyno is the founder and CEO of Penthauze Music, a Nigerian-based record label, which he founded after leaving Sputnet Records, the record label where he started his career.
With age on his side, creative juices even flowing more and fans growing Phyno has not thrown in the towel as he urges fans to always look out for his signature raps across all music platforms.
The rapper also responded to a fan’s tweet about a possible album this year as it seems that fans across the world are anticipating the rap god’s new project to soothe their listening ears.
— yung Nature (@JosephNature) January 1, 2023
Definitely !!! https://t.co/XYTpnpWkNr
— EZEGE 1 (@phynofino) January 1, 2023