Nigerian rapper, Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, popularly known as Phyno, has broken his silence over claims of having sickle cell anaemia.
A fan of his had taken to Twitter to express her love for him. According to the fan, her love grew for the rapper when she “found out he had sickle cell”. The fan wrote:
“Since I heard Phyno has sickle cell the love tripled, I pray God grants him the strength to keep fighting.”
Responding, Phyno dismissed the claim but offered his heartfelt prayers to those battling the ailment. He tweeted in response:
“Lol . No I’m not sickle cell. Love to everyone fighting it tho.”
WITHIN NIGERIA earlier reported that popular singer, Adekunle Gold came out some months back that he was born with the sickle cell anemia.
The father of one opened up about his struggles with the disease.