I wish my sister was alive to celebrate my success –Adekunle Gold
2011 will forever remain indelible in the mind of Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold. It was the year he lost his sister whom he refers to as his best friend.
Recall that Adekunle Gold dedicated his hit song ‘Ire’ to his deceased beloved singer.
Speaking on the loss of his sister, Gold said: “My sister was one of the few best friends I had but death took her away. She had a heart-related disease and I thought she could beat the disease but she did not make it. We sang together a lot and we shared the same dream. I was her best friend in the house, so it really shook me when I lost her. I remember her every year and reminisce about the great time we had together. I wish she was alive to celebrate my success with me because this was our dream.
“The funny thing is that we had the money; it was not that we could not afford to treat her, but it was just unfortunate that she died. If I was as popular back then as I am now, what would I have done differently? I do not think that I would have done anything differently because we spent money on her. I was at home when she died, so by the time I got to the hospital to see her, she had died,” he said in a chat with Punch.