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Jide Salami, a self acclaimed “African drag queen extraordinaire” who goes by the name Son of a Tutu speaks on deciding to become a drag queen and growing up in Nigeria.

Salami was born in the UK and moved to Nigeria as a child. Salami started doing drag at about 7 years old. Salami’s dad caught Salami while making other kids in the neighbourhood laugh, wearing women’s clothes. He beat Salami up and Salami never went back to it.

After completing the mandatory national service in Nigeria, Salami moved to the US and began working in the financial sector.

And then 9/11 came; Son of a Tutu shared how that was a turning point. Son of a Tutu decided to move to London to become a professional drag queen.

Watch story below:

5 Comments

  1. Make I talk

    September 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    I love this guy! There is nothing as being honest to yourself. That is all that matters!

    • Cocoa

      September 12, 2018 at 6:34 pm

      True to yourself? I don’t know of a greater deception to self than denying your DNA.

      God made no mistake.

  2. tee

    September 11, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Nnkan nbe…………….Afi stories that shapes us

  3. Mandy

    September 11, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    I have nothing against gay men or drag queens. But I do have something again mediocrity. Jide what’s worth doing is worth doing well. The makeup/wigs/styling are hideous and make you look like a mockery.

    Please step up your swag and reapply. Your making Bob Risky look too good.

  4. Mandy

    September 11, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Against*

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