As it came for Nigeria-based Cameroonian music artist, Dollar Boy, who spread love and positivity on Instagram and now has oyster for his world.
So, what is this all about?
It’s about how being positive is so much better and how they can positively transform one’s life in a blink. The internet and it’s associated social media platforms may seem anonymous but they aren’t. They are powerful platforms and our actions online can have huge impacts on our lives offline. So, we should be careful about the things we post and share online. You never know what the outcome could be, both sides of the coin are possible.
If you doubt us, ask Dollar Boy who responded positively to what certainly qualified as a hate speech and xenophobic attitude by an ex-BBA housemate, Kenyan socialite Huddah Monroe.
Monroe had posted a Snapchat message where she had called on other Africans to boycott Nigerian music because according to her, Nigerians are not interested in music by other African artists unless it was produced in collaboration with a Nigerian artist.
Epic fail, Monroe! You got it all wrong.
Needless to say, the post garnered some backlash, which in hindsight might be what the former BBA contestant was after. Maybe she was courting publicity and
controversial hate posts like this one were guaranteed to get her noticed.
Anyway, one of the responses to the post that stood out was that of a largely unknown upcoming Nigeria-based Cameroonian artist, Dollar Boy using the handle @it’s_cameey.
He’s not a Nigerian but he has lived with us and understands some of our ways. He has benefitted from our generosity and patronage. He wouldn’t keep silent when someone accused us wrongly of crimes we know nothing about – he must speak out. And that he did. He replies:
Thank you, Dollar Boy for having our back!
Did you hear that Monroe? So hopefully next time before you allow some negative spew out by mistake, chew your words and think twice before posting.
But that was not the end of the matter, for Dollar Boy at least. Someone was paying attention. Someone who Providence can use to change lives for that matter was PAYING ATTENTION, and Dollar Boy’s post got their ATTENTION.
We don’t know what went on in DMs, calls and meetings but we know the outcome because Dollar Boy told us. And it’s all happy news. It’s a great, wonderful news, the type that most people dream of all their lives but never see it come to life. He shared the happy news on his Instagram page as a caption of to the image below.
We’re happy for you and are wishing you great success in your music career. More blessings on your way, Dollar Boy!