Nigerian singer, Simisola Ogunleye popularly known as Simi who has been illegally linked with so many male entertainers has said she works so hard that she hardly sleeps before 3:00am every single day. She also says criticism has made her be a better person career wise. In a chat with NAN, Simi explains this and more.
“Some people go out of their way to be cruel, they don’t even know you; they just feel the need to be mean because it’s their constitutional right.
“I’ve been feeling quite grumpy and a bit moody all evening. But I just saw this message a fan wrote and it made me to feel so much better.
“This is why I wake up every day, eager to write another song, make another record. And this is why I don’t go to bed until 3 a.m. most nights.
“I have learnt to grow and be better. This is why I still drag myself to the studio even when I’m ill.
“It’s because of the beautiful souls out there who can feel what I’m trying to tell them, or show them through my music that has made me to improve.”
She added that she would not be stifled by a handful of negative individuals and thanked those who had encouraged her through their messages on her social media timeline.
“For those that show me love and those that criticise me without spite, I love you. Thank you for being part of the reason for my growth. I don’t take you for granted.
“I love you all, I don’t even get mad. I’m too busy getting ready for bigger projects in life.”