I’ve been on dreadlocks for 29 years – Daddy Showkey

Veteran musician Daddy Showkey has revealed that he has been on dreadlocks for 29 years.

The 53-year-old disclosed this in a video, on the set of Finding Messiah, a soon-to-be-released film by filmmaker Kemi Adetiba’s husband Oscar Heman-Ackah.

Daddy Showkey said this while being styled by fashion stylist Toyin Lawani who posted the video on her Instagram account on Friday.

“My hair, this year now go make am 29 years, next year na 30 years,” Daddy Showkey said.

The singer would star in the political thriller alongside Pete Edochie, Alex Usifo, Keppy Bassey, Buchi Franklin, Ngozi Ezeonu and others.

Known for his signature hairstyle, Daddy Showkey whose real name is John Odafe Asiemo was born in Ajegunle, Lagos.

He dominated the music industry in the 90s and early 2000s with hit songs like ‘Diana’, ‘Fire Fire’, ‘The Name’, ‘Sandra’ and ‘The Chicken’.