Nigerian Singer, Slim Joe Dies At 30 After Battle with Kidney Disease

The Nigerian entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning following the demise of Joshua Olonitan popularly known as Slim Joe, a recording artiste and entertainer.

Nigerian Singer, Slim Joe Dies At 30 After Battle With Kidney Disease

The 30-year-old ‘O ti yanyan’ crooner whose hit song dominated the airwaves in 2009, died Sunday, January 2, 2022, after a prolonged battle with kidney disease.

In May 2021, the skilled artist, who hails from Odo-Ayedun in Ekiti State’s Ikole Local Government Area, appealed for assistance from well-meaning Nigerians.

Slim Joe had requested help in raising N15 million for surgery to help him get back on his feet after being diagnosed with kidney failure and having been on dialysis for a while.

Raymond Gbaji, a colleague, verified his death via a Facebook post in which he wrote a touching tribute to him.

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