Oyibo Rebel speaks about his career, switch from Houston to Lagos and relationship || Popsicles
By Guardian Exclusive
13 August 2020 | 12:35 pm
On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
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