Nigerian singer Samuel Adepoju better known as Samuel Singh is famous for covers of Indian songs. Samuel loves India so much that he has adopted Singh surname. the singer has released a Bhojpuri cover and it’s going viral on social media. The cover has got millions of views on YouTube alone. Samuel has given an EDM touch to Manoj Tiwari’s catchy song Rinkiya Ke Papa. The song has got overwhelmed response from the audience and people are appreciating his work, “Love your song, please come Chhattisgarh,” writes one person in the comments section. “This guy is living in 2050. Awesome,” says another. “This was lit. Love from India,” a third writes.
Indian movies and music are very popular in Nigeria. Recently, a video of three Nigerian men singing the title track of Kal Ho Naa Ho went viral and was widely appreciated on social media.
Earlier Samuel did a cover of Lollipop Lagelu, another superhit Bhojpuri song and it also went viral in no time. Talking more about Samuel, his love for India started when he visited the country eight years ago for cancer treatment. He lost his left hand to cancer but survived and went back with songs from India.
He came back to study here and got introduced to Punjabi and Bhojpuri songs. He began experimenting with them and his friends here liked to hear these rustic songs in his heavy Nigerian accent.