All roads lead to Eko Hotel and Suites this Sunday as the world celebrate the music legend, 2 Face Idibia as he clocks 40.
Tagged 2face all-star tribute concert, such celebrities like Banky W, Dare Art Alade and Afro Beat Icon, Femi Kuti twitted to wish 2 face happy birthday.
Just two days to the 4oth birthday celebration of Nigerian singer 2face Idibia, the singer recounts his near death experience when he was 26 years old as he thanks God for the gift of life.
He narrates the famous car crash he had back in 2001 that left him unconscious saying, ‘It was in Lagos. I was driving from Kuramo beach then. That time Kuramo beach was the place to be for every fun seeker.
He reiterated, “I was drunk and had to drive. I reached a bend I couldn’t control the steering anymore and I hit the street poles with concrete base. As I hit the poles, I found myself outside the car. I could not remember anything after that.
“I woke up on hospital bed with stitches on my body. I was unconscious. It was then I realized I would have died. Since then I have become so careful when I drive.
That time when I woke up in the hospital I was like men, so that’s how I would have just gone like that? It was crazy and after that accident I started having speed phobia. I started having speed phobia’….
Born as Innocent Ujah Idibia in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria better known by his stage name 2face Idibia, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He officially discontinued the use of the name Tuface and selected Tu-baba as his stage name. He is one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa. He is also one of the most bankable artists in Africa.
2Face has received one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award, one KORA award, and numerous additional nominations.