560 Views

7 Things You Did Not Know About Banky W

 

I had a chat with award-winning Nigerian artist and song writer, Banky W, and these are the seven things you did not know about him:


Banky W
1. I like grocery shopping. While I’m not a fan of markets or spending the whole day in retail stores at the mall, I actually love going to big grocery stores and walking through all the aisles, picking up random stuff to try cooking with.

2. I have very random sleeping habits. On average, I don’t get nearly enough sleep … maybe three to four hours maximum. So what happens is that I get really tired and I can fall asleep mid-sentence, while on my feet. Hehehehe. But then I wake up reeeeally early. No matter how late I go to bed, I’m rarely asleep past 6 or 7am.
3. I’m not a gamer. I stopped playing video games when I was like 14 years old. I got irritated because we used to play football outside every blessed day without fail. Then the minute my parents got us a computer game (Nintendo, I think), no one wanted to play real sports that much anymore. Seemed like everyone just wanted to sit in front of the tv all day long, and that irked me. So I quit playing video games at that time and switched to chilling with girls a lot … cause they were hot, and they didn’t want to spend the whole day in front of the TV and game system.

4. I’m extremely competitive. I hate losing. Hate it.. hate it… haaate it. Funny story: I don’t play games right.. but once, my manager, Segun Demuren, bought a Nintendo Wii for his kids. Except every time I’d go visit, he would make me play the FIFA game with him and whoop my ass. So the competitive spirit in me made me buy a Wii and the exact game on my trip back from the states once, and I practiced that game for like a week or two straight every day. Then I went to see him and beat him well like 3 times in a row. Suffice it to say he didn’t make me play him again. And I immediately lost interest in the game. Haven’t touched it in years.. I just got it so that I didn’t have to lose to him again.

ALSO READ  Denrele Rocks Pink Agbada And High Heels. (Photo)

5. I’m a pretty decent barber… at least when it comes to my own looks. I learnt how to give myself a shape up while I was in college, because you know how you’re always kinda broke in university… well I learnt how to give myself a shape up so that I didn’t have to cough up money for a barber every week. So I’d go to the barber once, then maintain it for a few weeks myself until it started looking crazy, then go back. Well I got good enough at it that now I pretty much shave my head and shave my beard and side burns by myself almost all the time.

6. I learnt how to cook mostly from the internet. I couldn’t find a chef that I liked the food they made enough.. so I started cooking myself. And then last summer we were on tour, so we had gigs on the weekends but time off during the week. So I started looking up recipes on Google and trying them… and then I would make Wiz and Skales eat the food and see if they survived. Hehehe. But they were cool about it and would always tell me whether they liked it or not. And that’s kinda how the whole #ChefW thing came about. I’m hoping to take a break next year and go to culinary school … and then I’m gonna officially open my own restaurant and give people an amazing food and music experience that they have never had before 🙂

7. Question from me to Banky: If you weren’t a singer, what would you be? Woulda stuck with being an engineer, or became A lawyer, or a teacher, but regardless of what I did I would a been a business man.

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

European Investment Bank Partners With AfDB To Support Private Sector Investment In Nigeria
Business
35 views
Business
35 views

European Investment Bank Partners With AfDB To Support Private Sector Investment In Nigeria

PH - April 22, 2018

The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business…

Telecoms VAS Market Hits $200m In Nigeria
Business
33 views
Business
33 views

Telecoms VAS Market Hits $200m In Nigeria

PH - April 22, 2018

The Value Added Services (VAS), segment of the telecom market in Nigeria has recorded the sum of $200 million revenue as at first quarter this year, Prof.…

#BBNaija: Why Cee-C Is Bbetter Than President Buhari – Reno Omokri
Entertainment
78 views
Entertainment
78 views

#BBNaija: Why Cee-C Is Bbetter Than President Buhari – Reno Omokri

PH - April 21, 2018

Former aide to Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri,in his latest shade on President Buhari has mentioned that a housemate on the Big Brother Naija 2018 reality TV…

Why I Didn’t Do Well At Chelsea – Liverpool Star, Mohamed Salah
Sports
120 views
Sports
120 views

Why I Didn’t Do Well At Chelsea – Liverpool Star, Mohamed Salah

MT - April 20, 2018

While speaking in an exclusive interview ahead of Liverpool’s clash at West Brom on Saturday, on Sky Sports Premier League, Mohammed Salah admitted that he is focusing on…

“Why Soldiers Burnt Houses In Benue State” – Army Spokesperson
Shocking
123 views
Shocking
123 views

“Why Soldiers Burnt Houses In Benue State” – Army Spokesperson

MT - April 20, 2018

The Nigerian army has taken responsibility for the attack, which resulted in burning down of houses in a Benue community on Thursday. The Army said the attack…

Meet Vivian Chiologi, John Shittu’s Wife Who Got Married At 50, Gave Birth At 51
Best of Nigeria
143 views
Best of Nigeria
143 views

Meet Vivian Chiologi, John Shittu’s Wife Who Got Married At 50, Gave Birth At 51

MT - April 20, 2018

My darling Viv, today I celebrate you and I thank God for your life and strength. What a testimony your life has become. You met and fell…

Lazy Youths: Why Buhari Should Apologize And Be Forgiven – Shehu Sani
Politics
106 views
Politics
106 views

Lazy Youths: Why Buhari Should Apologize And Be Forgiven – Shehu Sani

MT - April 20, 2018

SHEHU Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to apologize over his remarks about Nigerian Youths. While answering a question at the Commonwealth Business…

19-Year-Old Udeh Precious Wins 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant (Photos)
Best of Nigeria
109 views
Best of Nigeria
109 views

19-Year-Old Udeh Precious Wins 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant (Photos)

MT - April 20, 2018

19 year old Miss Udeh Precious has emerge winner of the 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant. The actress and model beat 19 other contestants in the competition…

Nigeria Uninterruptible Power Supply To Reach 4.7% In 2024
Business
96 views
Business
96 views

Nigeria Uninterruptible Power Supply To Reach 4.7% In 2024

PH - April 20, 2018

Nigeria Vision 20:2020 is set to be a major development plan for the country to accelerate growth of commercial and industrial sectors over the coming years. Further,…

Nigeria’s Brent Crude Hits $73.79 per Barrel
Business
105 views
Business
105 views

Nigeria’s Brent Crude Hits $73.79 per Barrel

PH - April 20, 2018

An improvement in Nigeria’s oil earnings is on course as prices held firm on Friday near three-year highs reached earlier this week as ongoing Organisation of Petroleum…

Debbie Rise’s Sister Tee-Rise Releases Gospel single “First Loved Me”
Entertainment
110 views
Entertainment
110 views

Debbie Rise’s Sister Tee-Rise Releases Gospel single “First Loved Me”

PH - April 20, 2018

Temilolu Olurishe also known as Tee-Rise is a young lady with a desire to express her worship to God in her songs while she helps others enjoy…

WATCH: Chimamanda Adichie Talks #MeToo, Feminism and Gay Rights on CNN
Best of Nigeria
110 views
Best of Nigeria
110 views

WATCH: Chimamanda Adichie Talks #MeToo, Feminism and Gay Rights on CNN

PH - April 20, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was on CNN to discuss the #MeToo movement, feminism, and rights of LGBT people with Christiane Amanpour. The writer who revealed earlier this week…

19-Year-Old Udeh Precious emerges Winner of the 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant
Art, History and Culture
99 views
Art, History and Culture
99 views

19-Year-Old Udeh Precious emerges Winner of the 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant

PH - April 20, 2018

The 19-year-old model, actress and show host, Udeh Precious, beat stiff competition from 19 other contestants to emerge winner of the 2018 Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant. Precious,…

BBNaija: Tobi Bakre Is Not A Lazy Nigerian Youth; Check Out His 5 Professions..
Best of Nigeria
106 views
Best of Nigeria
106 views

BBNaija: Tobi Bakre Is Not A Lazy Nigerian Youth; Check Out His 5 Professions..

MT - April 20, 2018

Shared Via IG With Caption .. Nigerians are one of the most resourceful and hardworking people in the world. From generation to generation, this has remained true.…

Veteran Actress, Ireti Doyle Shares How She Almost Lost A Job “For Being The Wrong Skin Colour”
Entertainment
96 views
Entertainment
96 views

Veteran Actress, Ireti Doyle Shares How She Almost Lost A Job “For Being The Wrong Skin Colour”

PH - April 20, 2018

Veteran actress Ireti Doyle, in a post on her Instagram page, is speaking about colorism. In her post, she details how she almost lost a major gig…

1771 Cases of Domestic Violence, 138 Against Men, Recorded in 10 Months in Lagos
Shocking
87 views
Shocking
87 views

1771 Cases of Domestic Violence, 138 Against Men, Recorded in 10 Months in Lagos

PH - April 20, 2018

The Lagos State Domestic Violence & Sexual Violence Response Team (DVSRT) recorded 138 cases against men between May 2017 and March 2018. This was revealed by the…

5 Women-Owned Tech Spaces that VP Osinbajo Could Have Visited During #VPTourOfTech – Mary Olushoga
Business
90 views
Business
90 views

5 Women-Owned Tech Spaces that VP Osinbajo Could Have Visited During #VPTourOfTech – Mary Olushoga

PH - April 20, 2018

Why are women innovators largely ignored in Nigeria’s male-dominated technology spaces? Why didn’t Vice President Osinbajo visit any women-owned spaces during the highly popular and attention-grabbing #VPTourofTech?…

#ReadyToBeatMalaria: Chimamanda Adichie Joins Bill Gates, Prince Charles at Malaria Summit in London
Food and Health
98 views
Food and Health
98 views

#ReadyToBeatMalaria: Chimamanda Adichie Joins Bill Gates, Prince Charles at Malaria Summit in London

PH - April 20, 2018

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a speech at the Malaria Summit on Wednesday, 18th of April,in London, England. The Malaria Summit was held to urge Commonwealth…

Loading...