Nigerian indigenous rapper Phyno has just been honored with a look-alike masquerade by the youths in his hometown.
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, better known as Phyno, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He started his music career as a producer in 2003, and is renowned for rapping in the Igbo language. His debut studio album No Guts No Glory was released in 2014.
In pictures that have gone viral on the internet, the masquerade which looks exactly like the singer was seen dancing on the streets in Enugu, it also has the rapper’s hit track ‘Highway’ boldly written on the forehead.
In a post shared on Twitter by @Drdakocept, the singer is now the face of masquerade in Igbo land, which is equivalent to a God.
The tweet reads: @phyno has been elevated to god status in Igboland. Eze Igbo Nile.