Ace comedian, Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth is getting set to thrill his London fans with a one-man comedy show to be held at The O2, London.
The show, scheduled for February 2019, will be the first of its kind by a Nigerian comedy at the venue.
“I’m saying it as it is, things I’ve never said before, the truth….nothing but the truth. Believe me…..you’ve not seen anything like this one before,” the comedian wrote about the show tagged ‘The Son of Peter’.
The award winning entertainer will perform at the upcoming Global Comedy Fest in Dubai.
Eddie Kadi, Bovi, Salvador, and Acapella are among the lineup of comedians for the festival.
Basketmouth has also been announced as the host of Wande Coal’s London concert .
Basket mouth was born in Lagos State but hails from Abia State, Nigeria. He completed his primary and secondary school in Apapa, Lagos and moved on to the University of Benin, Edo State to study for a degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
He discovered his skill in drumming in 1991 followed by taking up rapping in 1994. He then formed a group called “Da Psychophats” which had 7 members and they started going for shows and rapping in 1995, however they broke up before releasing any material. He went on to form another rap group known as “Da Oddz” with his brother Godwin and Muyiwa Osunrobi: they performed a couple of shows but didn’t break through as their brand of rap was not accepted in Nigeria.