Fast-rising 26-year-old Nigerian musician, Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, expressed her excitement after meeting the famous American superstar Rihanna in Los Angeles. We can only imagine the height of excitement she felt when she met Rihanna as it is almost everyone's dream to meet people who have made it big in their line of work.
Just like we fan and viewers would love to meet our favourite celebrities someday, there are also many celebrities who would love to meet their "senior colleagues" in the entertainment industry. This could either help to boost their popularity or collaborate with them to gain more knowledge.
Nevertheless this is not the first time a Nigerian musician has met with a world-class celebrity such as Rihanna. This article recalls some notable moments when Nigerian celebrities met with top American superstars who have made a big name in the entertainment industry.
Some of the celebrities mentioned here were also able to work with them and even establish a close friendly relationship these superstars, and all these in one way or the other helped to push the Nigerian entertainment industry in the global spotlight.
Nigerian pop singer Timaya once met Rihanna at a carnival in Barbados Caribbean Islands and they took a photo together.
Nigerian actors Osita Iheme once shared a throwback photo which he took with award-winning American actor Eddie Murphy.
Wizkid is one Nigerian musician who has met and collaborated with many American musicians such as Chris Brown, Rihanna and many others.
D'banj is also another singer who has met with a lot of American singers including Jay-Z, Kanye West and many others.
Tiwa Savage has met and worked with some American superstars such as Rihanna, Beyonce, Jay-Z, P-Diddy, J-Cole and may others.
One of Nigeria's biggest singer and music producer has met with award-winning American artists such as Jay-Z Kanye West and many others
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