It was a sad weekend in the Nigerian entertainment industry as singer, Joshua Olonitan, better known as Slim Joe, passed on at the age of 30 after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.
The ‘O ti Yanyan’ crooner reportedly died on Sunday, January 2, 2022.
His colleague, Raymond Gbaji, who confirmed his death via his Facebook post, penned a touching tribute to Olonitan.
The versatile entertainer, who hails from Odo-Ayedun in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, had been on dialysis for some time after he was diagnosed with kidney failure.
The Economics graduate from Lagos State University, LASU came to spotlight after his hit single, ‘oti yanyan’ ruled airwaves around 2009 to 2010.
He had several collaborations with notable Nigerian artists like Clever J, Iyanya and more.